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does maths count as one of your six subjects
by ejmck123 Leaving Cert Mathematics — 27/05/17 5

So I'm doing 7 subjects all in higher and although there is a nice offer of twenty five extra points in maths , I'd rather not risk the fail . I'm thinking of going to ordinary level ... but is maths compulsory to count as your six subjects , or can I count everything but maths ?


5 Comments
chlojoanne — 04/10/16
no you just have to count your top 6 subjects.
Amanda April — 10/10/16
Mathematics is compulsory to learn. Your points is based on your top 6 subjects, if mathematics was not one of them, then it will not count towards points. However, look into the entry requirements of your wanted courses, passing mathematics is a basic requirement in many institutions.
Charles_5165 — 10/10/16
basically whatever you scored lowest in you wont get points for so yeah maths counts if u dont scrore lowest in it
tinash — 11/10/16
No Maths does not have to be your top six subjects! BUT you MUST pass Maths as it is a REQUIREMENT in majority of the colleges. Your top six is the subjects that you got the most marks in!
Charles_5165 — 27/05/17
u can use maths but of u think u would get high grades in some of your subjects and maths is seven then it doesnt count as but maths is only n ot essential for social science all others unfortunately ye
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