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Special Entrance Examination in Mathematics


Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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The Department of the Built Environment & Extended Campus of IT Carlow will hold a Special Entrance Examination in Mathematics on Tuesday 20th August 2019 at 2:00pm. A pass (which is set at 55%) in this examination will fulfil the Mathematics entry requirement for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering programme as an alternative to the Leaving Certificate Honours Mathematics requirement of H4.

In advance of the examination, the Institute will be holding an INTENSIVE PREPARATORY COURSE for applicants intending to sit this examination. The course will run for two days in August (Monday 19th & the morning of Tuesday 20th August 2019).

Please note that this exam is not obligatory for entrance to this programme nor are extra CAO points awarded if successful in the exam.

This Mathematics Exam will consist of one 3 hour exam paper and will include questions on the following topics:

  • Trigonometry
  • Logs & Indices
  • Differentiation
  • Algebra

It is recommended that all students sitting this Special Entrance Examination in Mathematics familiarise themselves with the sample paper as the layout and content of the paper may differ significantly to the Leaving Certificate Mathematics paper layout.

Please note that this course is only open to those candidates who have expressed a CAO preference to study the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering programme in IT Carlow.

TO BOOK A PLACE ON THIS PREPARATORY COURSE PLEASE E-MAIL specialmaths@itcarlow.ie providing the following details:

CAO Number
Mobile number
Please indicate exam only or exam & preparatory course

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