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Special Mathematics Entrance Examination

Frequently asked questions about the exam

Application Form 2019

The Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Limerick (UL) offer a special entrance mathematics examination to give Leaving Certificate students a second chance to pursue a course of study in science and engineering.

The special mathematics examination is for students who achieve sufficient CAO entry points and satisfy all other entrance requirements, but who do not achieve the requisite grade in Mathematics (Higher only) in the Leaving Certificate.

The exam costs €40.

The examination is based on the Leaving Certificate Curriculum in the Higher Paper Only
The exam will take place prior to second round CAO results at the University of Limerick.
The exam is 3 hours long, from 2.30pm to 5.30pm

DATE OF EXAM:  Thursday, August 22nd, 2019


Ann-Marie Hickey/Siobhan Harris
Telephone:  +353 61 202642/202421


Tel: + 353 61 202015

Please find past Examination Papers below:

PLEASE TAKE NOTE:  This exam is ONLY open to the Faculty of Science & Engineering Courses. Teacher Education courses are not applicable for this exam.