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Applied Mathematics

Leaving Certificate Applied Mathematics is based on mathematical physics.

  • Syllabus

    A new Leaving Certificate Applied Mathematics specification is in development. The current Leaving Certificate Applied Mathematics syllabus is available here. It is assessed at Higher and Ordinary levels.

  • Subject Development

    The development of a new Leaving Certificate Applied Mathematics specification began in November 2014.

    The background paper and consultation report for Leaving Certificate Applied Mathematics explores the development of the subject at senior cycle; highlights good practice at home and abroad; and to uses evidence-based research to inform the revision of the specification.

    The Applied Mathematics Development Group consists of the nominees from a range of education stakeholders including teacher and management bodies, Department of Education and Skills, and the State Examinations Commission.