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BACHELOR OF ARTS MI002

(in conjunction with the University of Limerick)    

CAO MINIMUM ENTRY POINTS 2017:

336 Points First Round

Places available:  Approximately 310

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

At the time of enrolment, applicants are required to hold the established Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent) with a minimum of six subjects which must include at least two H5 (Higher Level) and four O6 (Ordinary Level) or four H7 (Higher Level) grades. Subjects must include Mathematics, Gaeilge or another language, and English. Grade F6 in Foundation Mathematics also satisfies the minimum entry requirements. Foundation Mathematics is not reckonable for scoring purposes.

* Language Waivers.  Please contact the Access/Disability Officer on T: +353 61 204927 or E:  Maura.Moore@mic.ul.ie for information on Language Exemptions granted on disability grounds.  Deadlines apply.  

ADDITIONAL COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Gaeilge

Students opting to study Gaeilge are usually required to hold at least a H5 grade in the Leaving Certificate or an approved equivalent. 

Music

For Music, there is no formal entrance examination but prospective students must have a satisfactory standard of music literacy and the ability to play an instrument and/or sing. 

Spanish

Students opting to study Spanish must hold a minimum H4 grade in the Leaving Certificate or an approved equivalent. Please refer to the University of Limerick's entrance requirements for this subject and for further information. 

Economics

Students wishing to study Economics must hold an O4 or H7 grade in Mathematics. Please refer to the University of Limerick's entrance requirements for this subject and for further information.

MATURE STUDENTS

Applications are especially welcome from Mature Students.  Mature applicants may apply through the Central applications office (CAO) by 1st February.

SPECIAL ENTRY ROUTE INTO THE FIRST YEAR OF THE BA PROGRAMME

 

Up to five places will be available to FETAC/NCVA applicants who have obtained any of the following FETAC Level 5 Certificates:  Radio Production ERPXX or 5M4511, TV and Film Production ETFPX or 5M5158/5M18519, Print Journalism EPJXX or 5M2464, Media Production EMPXX.  In order to gain entry, students must possess distinctions in four modules in the FETAC level 5/6 qualification. The four distinctions must be gained from the following list:

 

·         E20008 or 5N1298

·         E20137 or 5N1379

·         E20123 or 5N1458

·         E20149 or 5N0637

·         E20136 or 5N1900 or 5N1590

·         E20131 or 5N1292 or E20003 or 5N0785

·         E20151 or 5N0540

·         E20013 or 5N2152 or E20078 or 5N2435

·         B20132 or 5N1394 or N32751 or 5N1837

.     E2077 or 5N2463 or E20076 or 5N2443

 

 

As the number of places available is limited, those places will be allocated on a competitive basis based on the student's score.  Where more than one student has the same score, students will be ranked on a random basis.

 

Applicants who have obtained a FETAC Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Media Production EMPRO or 6M5130/6M18534 will also be eligible to apply for a place on the BA programme, provided they have gained three distinctions from the following list of modules.

 

·         N32750 or 6N5505

·         N32751 or 6N5453

·         N32754 or 6N5455 or 6N18514

·         N32755 or 6N5454 or 6N18515

·         N32863 or 6N4981

·         N32949 or 6N5433 or 6N18517 or 6N5427

·         N32969 or 6N5425 or 6N18516

·         N33014

  

FETAC/NCVA applicants must apply through the CAO indicating on their application form that they have taken or are taking FETAC/NCVA examinations.  Please refer to the FETAC Website, www.fetac.ie for further details.

 

LEAVING CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL PROGRAMME

Link modules will be accepted for points purposes but they will not qualify as a subject for matriculation purposes.

 

GCSE/GCE APPLICANTS

 

For further information about minimum grades and entry requirements about minimum grades and entry requirements, please contact the MIC Admissions Office at E: admissions@mic.ul.ie or Mary Higgins, T@  +44 28 20762949/77 38679867.

 

Further information:

Course contact:  Prof Michael Breen

·         T: +353 61 204990

·         E: michael.breen@mic.ul.ie

Admissions Office

·         T: +353 61 204929

·         E: admissions@mic.ul.ie

·         W: www.mic.ul.ie/admissions

 

 

  

 


 

 

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