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Maths for Matures Programme Deadline Extended 5pm 7th Dec

Maths for Matures Programme Deadline Extended 5pm 7th Dec

Published on: Monday, 05 December 2016

***Closing date extended to Wednesday December 7th at 5.00pm.***

This programme is targeted at mature applicants to CIT. Entry to year 1 of all full time undergraduate Science and Engineering course in CIT requires mathematics as a minimum entry requirement. Mature applicants do not need to satisfy the minimum entry requirements. However, as a mature applicant you will need to demonstrate your level of competency in maths in your CAO application. This programme allows prospective mature students an opportunity to demonstrate their ability in mathematics when applying for full time undergraduate science/engineering courses in CIT. 


The CIT Maths for Matures Programme consists of a 22 hour elementary mathematics course, including an assessment of the work covered, and a feedback session.



  • Familiarise prospective mature students with some of the mathematics that they will encounter in the first year of an engineering/science programme in CIT.
  • Provide an opportunity to prospective mature students to demonstrate their ability in and aptitude for mathematics.
  • Provide the Head of Department with a test result which would demonstrate if the prospective mature student has a suitable aptitude for mathematics in relation to the course(s) being applied for in CIT. The student can send the test result with their CAO application.


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