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GY101
Arts - Mathematics

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 - 4 Years
Duration of course
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300

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Mathematics is the language for the logical study of the structure of our world. It has developed from counting, calculating and measurement through the use of abstraction and logical reasoning.

Mathematical Studies underpin many other disciplines. Applied Mathematics is concerned with the development and use of mathematical models to investigate problems that arise in such areas as biology, engineering, physics and the social sciences.

As part of an Arts degree, this subject is one of three subjects you choose in first year. In second and third year you continue with two of the subjects taken in First Arts. It may be possible to take an extra year studying abroad.


Mathematics at NUIG

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Restricted Entry Subjects: students should note that they may choose only ONE from the  following traditional Arts subjects: Beginners’ German, Léann an Aistriúcháin, Legal Studies,  Information Technology, Mathematics and Psychology. Each of the above subjects has restrictions on entry to Second Arts based upon performance in First Arts.

Therefore, successful completion of the subject in First Arts may not guarantee progression to Second Arts in that subject. For this reason, the College does not permit any student to register for more than ONE restricted entry subject.

Students must achieve 45% in Mathematics in first year to proceed to Mathematical Studies in second year. Students must achieve 60% and pass the module MA186 in Mathematics to proceed to second year Mathematics.


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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Old Code New Code Award Title
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
EASSX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
BITSX  6M5014  International Contact Centre Service


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Essential Module Requirements:
5 Distinctions

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Finance and Banking, actuary and insurance work, industrial and commercial management, technical scientific and engineering work in industry and in government research and development institutes, mathematics teaching.



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