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DkIT Maths Entry Examination

DkIT is running an additional Maths Entry Examination to allow applicants to pass the Maths Entry Requirements exclusively for the BEng (Hons) in Engineering (Common Entry) and the BSc (Hons) in Computing in Games Development.

If you have met the basic maths entry requirement for a level 8 programme at DkIT but have failed to meet the additional Maths Entry Requirements for the BEng (Hons) in Engineering (Common Entry) or the BSc (Hons) in Computing in Games Development, we may be able to help. We are running an additional Maths Entry Examination to allow applicants to have a second chance at meeting these additional Maths Entry Requirements.

Please see more information in the Maths Entry Requirements document and a sample paper for you to see what the exam will look like.

When will the exam be held?

The Maths Entry Examination will take place on August 28th 2019. Further details will be provided on registration or by contacting

Preparation for the exam

In preparation for the Maths Entry Examination, you have the option to partake in a Two-Day Refresher and Training Course which will be held in DkIT on August 26th & 27th.

How do I register to sit the exam?

Pre-Registration for the Maths Entry Examination and the Training Course is essential and must be done by emailing before 5pm on August 22nd.

You have to be registered to sit the Entry Examination. Entrance to the Exam Hall will only be permitted to registered applicants with Photo-Id. The data required for the Registration is your CAO Number, the course applied for in DkIT, a Photo-Id and an emergency contact number.

PLEASE NOTE: This entry exam is only open to applicants to BEng (Hons) in Engineering (Common Entry) or the BSc (Hons) in Computing in Games Development.

How much does the exam cost?

The fee for the Maths Entry Exam is €30 which must be paid at registration. The Two-Day Refresher and Training Course is included in this price. Payment is due at registration. This time it is cash only please.

Results of the exam

The final results from the Maths Entry Examination will be taken into account for second and third round offers. Results will be available towards the end of August 2019.

Enquiries about this exam:

The entrance exam is being organised by the Department of Computing Science and Mathematics at DkIT. For all enquiries relating to the exam. Please contact Fiona Lawless (E.; T. +353(0)429370200)

Additional Supports 

If you have a learning difficulty, disability or medical condition and need any reasonable accommodations for the exam such as separate room, extra time, reader and/or scribe, etc., you may request exam supports once the Leaving Certificate results are issued.

Please contact the Disability Office, email: and include your CAO number in this correspondence. Please note any request will need to be backed up by documentation.

  • Fiona Lawless
  • Department of Computing Science and Mathematics



  • Geraldine Kneel
  • Disability Office
  • Disability and Student Quality Officer