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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 in late August or early September (Actual date to be confirmed). Further details will be provided on registration or by contacting fiona.lawless@dkit.ie.


Preparation for the exam

In advance of the DkIT Maths Entry Examination, you will have the option to partake in a preparation course which will be conducted in accordance with COVID guidelines (Actual dates to be confirmed). 


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 fiona.lawless@dkit.ie in advance. The closing date for registration is normally one week before the commencement of the preparation course/ examination – please watch this page for updates.
You have to be registered to sit the Entry Examination, which will be conducted in accordance with Government guidelines – if you have any questions/ concerns on this please contact fiona.lawless@dkit.ie.


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 within a week of the examination.


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. Fiona.Lawless@dkit.ie; 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: geraldine.kneel@dkit.ie 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