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So You Failed Leaving Cert Maths

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So You Failed Leaving Cert Maths


Wednesday, August 12, 2015 




So You Failed Leaving Cert Maths

If a poor Leaving Cert Maths result has made a significant impact on your chances of getting a specific course, all hope is not lost. We take a look at the colleges hosting alternative Maths exams below.

Students who failed to guarantee themselves a place on a particular course due to their Leaving Cert Maths result may have a second chance opportunity to sit an alternative exam.

Colleges are also facilitating preparation courses in order to assist students that have difficulty with Maths.

Maynooth University is offering this facility for Engineering courses specifically, while NUI Galway is holding the exam for entry into Engineering and Information Technology Programmes.

See links below for a list of all relevant dates for preparation courses and alternative Maths exams:

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