Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Mechatronics
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code 100161 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor Institute of Technology Tralee Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online, Daytime, Blended
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment From September 2019 to May 2020.
Application Date Application Closing Date: 28th August 2019
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Duration This programme will be delivered online part-time from September 2019 to May 2020. Students will be required to attend a number of workshops throughout the duration of the programme.
Course Fee Fees do not apply to applicants who meet the criteria under the Springboard+ initiative (see below).

Fee paying applicants: €2,805, however, for employed applicants the HEA will pay 90% of the programme fee, the remaining 10% will be collected before registration.
Entry Requirements Applicants must hold a NFQ level 6 or level 7 engineering qualification or equivalent.

The Institute’s policy in relation to recognition of prior learning (RPL) also applies (see below).

Expand+NFQ: Level 7
Credits: 30
Award Type: Minor Award

Springboard+ 2019
In order to participate on a Springboard+ course you must meet the eligibility requirements, be normally resident in the state at the time of course commencement and also hold a...

Course Content

Expand+Mechatronics is a combination of mechanical, electronic and software engineering. The purpose of this field is the study of industrial instrumentation and automation from an engineering and technology perspective with the aim of developing a strong k...

Subjects Taught Modules
Electrical Power Systems
Digital Electronics
Analog Electronics
Networking Principles
Embedded Systems
Production Technology/Operations Management
Number of Credits 30
Careers or Further Progression Progression Opportunities
Graduates who have successfully completed this programme may progress onto either of the following full time NFQ level 7 awards, gaining relevant subject exemptions:
• Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering;
• Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics.
Further Enquiries Lifelong Learning Department
Tel: + 353(0) 66 7191701

Admissions Office
Tel: + 353 (0)66 7145638
Fax: + 353 (0)66 7125711