Study Abroad in Maynooth, Ireland

Academics - January Term 2018

Maynooth University – Ireland

Maynooth University has been recognized as one of the leading new universities in the world, ranked #49 in the new Times Higher Education (THE) 100 Under 50 rankings. Maynooth University is also the highest placed Irish university in these rankings. It is Ireland’s fastest growing university with over 12,000 students from over 90 countries.

Today, the university is a place of lively contrasts. It is at the same time Ireland’s youngest university, established as the National University of Ireland Maynooth in 1997, and Ireland’s second oldest university, with a tradition of academic excellence tracing back to the founding of St Patrick’s College in 1795. The campus of Maynooth is divided across the South campus, an older complex of fine nineteenth century buildings, and the North campus, a modern complex of teaching research, accommodation and support facilities.

Academic Overview

Earn 3 credits studying at Maynooth University taking a course in youth and community work.

Admissions requirements Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA, who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.

Attendance is required to receive full credit. Students exceeding the permitted numbers of unexcused absences may lose all or partial credit.

Credit Hours are equal to American credits based on one credit for a minimum of 15 classroom hours plus home study. This course will meet for 45 hours of teaching and tutorials.

Grades No AIFS participant is permitted to take a course without receiving a letter grade. Pass/Fail grade options are not available.

Transcripts are issued by Maynooth University. On completion of the program, an official copy of the transcript will be mailed to your home institution.