MTU Cork Campus QQI Maths Programme

This programme is only applicable to QQI applicants who are hoping to undertake a full time undergraduate Business/Humanities related programmes of study at MTU Cork Campus in September 2024.


The MTU Cork Campus QQI Maths Programme is aimed at prospective students who wish to apply for full time undergraduate Business/Humanities related programmes at MTU Cork Campus using their QQI points, but who do not hold a relevant qualification in maths.

The programme consists of an elementary mathematics course; classes as well as two assessments of the work covered. 

The majority of full-time undergraduate Business and Humanities related programmes in MTU Cork Campus require mathematics as a minimum entry requirement for entry into year 1. Check entry requirements of all programmes at 

Currently at MTU Cork Campus, if a prospective student does not meet the maths requirement for his/her programme of choice, any points accumulated through the QQI award cannot be used for entry into year 1 of a programme of study. 

This programme is suitable for students who are: 

  1. QQI students who do not have a Leaving Certificate or specific QQI Maths modules
  2. School leavers who failed ordinary or higher level leaving certificate maths
  3. School leavers who took foundation level maths in their Leaving Certificate exam or who hold a Leaving Certificate Applied.

Prospective students who do not need to take this programme are: 

  1. Students who hold a QQI award that includes a maths module that satisfies the MTU Cork minimum maths requirement. If uncertain, check with your Further Education provider.
  2. Students who have passed Ordinary/Higher Level Maths in the Leaving Certificate Exam



  • Participants in the QQI Maths Programme must commit to engaging in all elements of the programme, including classes, assessments and the exam. 
  • The QQI Maths Programme is limited to 40 places for applicants applying to MTU Cork Campus in September 2024. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Prospective students will be notified by email regarding confirmation of a place on the programme.
  • On completion of the programme students will have an assessment result that they can include with their CAO application should they wish to do so. A good result on the QQI Maths programme does not in itself guarantee entry onto the Business or Humanities course of your choice at MTU Cork Campus.
  • Delivery of this programme (online/ on campus) is to be confirmed



If interested in this programme, please fill in the form below. We will contact all prospective students once details have been finalised. 

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For additional queries in the QQI Maths Programme, please email 


The QQI Maths Programme is a joint initiative of the MTU Cork Campus Access Service, the Admissions Office and the Department of Mathematics.