Engineering - Precision Engineering at Limerick Campus

TUS - Midwest - Limerick Campuses

 

Course Name Engineering - Precision Engineering at Limerick Campus
Course Provider TUS - Midwest - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code LC283
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters BEng
Duration 3 years.

CLASS HOURS: 21-26 hours per week (approx).
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements A minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or Higher in Leaving Certificate Honours Mathematics. For example, if an applicant receives a H6 grade an additional 25 points will b...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the learner achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply to entry for Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), Ordinary Degree (NFQ Level 7) and Higher Certificate (NFQ Level 6)Programmes. With the introduction of the new Leaving Certificate grades, points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:

Pass 28 points
Merit 46 points
Distinction 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic courses at TUS and are not considered passing subjects. Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET/FETAC in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level courses at TUS.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI-FET/FETAC
TUS accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all courses of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to courses at TUS:

Higher Certificate (...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Student Study
The Access Service aims to promote and facilitate entry to, and participation in, the academic programmes and student life of the Institute for mature students. LIT welcomes mature students and will accept applications from pers...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Advanced Entry
Level 6 Craft Certificate (trade) or equivalent such as Fitting or Toolmaking Candidates who hold a Senior Trade Certificate and/or National Craft Certificate with appropriate endorsements or examination attainments in a cognate area ...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Course Fee

Expand+Student Fees

All undergraduate course fees consist of two elements:
1. Student Contribution Fee and;
2. A Tuition Fee.

STUDENT CONTRIBUTION FEE
The Student Contribution Fee for the 2021/2022 academic year is €3,000. This is an annual charg...

Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover the
Student Contribution Fee. SUSI is the single awarding authority for all grant applications. It is an “online application system” and is accessed at...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
Precision engineering is involved with the design, manufacturing and measurement of highly specified parts for the medical, aerospace, automotive, oil and gas exploration and related industry. This degree has been des...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

Year 1: Engineering Technology, Introduction to CNC Programming and Operations, Computer Aided Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Computing.

Year 2: Engineering Technology and Maintenance, CNC Programming (C...

Comment LOCATION: Moylish Campus, Limerick

Other Information
• QQI FET/FETAC Applicants
• Mature Applicants
• Non-CAO/Trade Applicants

Professional/Industry Links
• Accredited by Engineers Ireland
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after this course?
Course graduates will work as Precision Engineers in world class manufacturing and production environments and will be highly skilled in areas of CNC machining, CAD/CAM, metrology and material selection methods....

Further Enquiries Contact Details
Mr. Ciarán O’Loughlin
Course Leader
Tel: 061 293339
Email: Ciaran.OLoughlin@tus.ie
Web: www.lit.ie/courses/LC283
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 207
2020 227
2019 242