You are required to take a full course load, which is typically six courses for 15 American credits. Official course registration will take place upon arrival at Maynooth University.
A full course load at Maynooth is typically six courses of varying ECTS credits per semester, totaling about 30 ECTS credits.
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When selecting your courses from the overseas university’s website, you should be aware of some differences in terminology. In Ireland, the word for class or course is called a module.
View classes at Maynooth University through their online course catalog, and click on the department/subject.
In addition to your proposed list of 6-10 courses, we recommend that you choose a series of alternate courses. Your first choice selections may not be available due to scheduling changes, time conflicts, prerequisites or cancellations.
Official course registration will take place upon arrival at Maynooth. The preliminary course form you submit to Arcadia prior to acceptance is not set in stone. You will have a two week drop/add period at the beginning of the semester where you can make changes to your course registration.
If your enrollment is conditional upon entry into a specific course or courses, it is very important that you indicate these requirements at the bottom of the preliminary course form on your Arcadia Passport.
There is a surcharge that is assessed by Maynooth for coursework completed in science and engineering departments. This surcharge will be added to your account after you register for courses at Maynooth.