Engineering - General Entry

ATU - Sligo Campuses

 

Course Name Engineering - General Entry
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code SG300
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Duration 2 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Five grade O6/H7.

Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics* and English or Irish.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Maths
25 additional points will be awarded for higher level Mathematics at grades H6 and above.

* Some courses do not require Mathematics as an entry requirement, while others have certain exemptions or honours requirements – p...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information Points
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120.

Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.

All QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 awards will be scored using the best 120 credits to deliver a maximum of 390 points regardless of whether they were achieved before or after the introduction of CAS. The scoring process is outlined on the CAO website at www.CAO.ie
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Mature Applicants

Entry Requirements
The sole criterion for qualification as a mature applicant is age. You are required to be over 23 on 1st January of the calendar year of application. Applications should be made through the CAO in the usual way.
Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (GCE AS, A2, AVCE, Double Award, BTEC) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

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
Number of Places 64
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2022/23) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elemen...

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+PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION:
We offer a wide range of engineering programmes including Civil, Mechanical, Mechatronic and Precision Engineering and Design. A common first semester is built in to all our Level 7 and Level 6 engineering programmes. This giv...

Subjects Taught PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:
Year One: The first semester focuses on the fundamentals of engineering including Introduction to Engineering, Mechatronics, Electronics, Design and much more. Students choose which stream of engineering to specialise in from Civil, Mechatronic, Mechanical or Precision Engineering and Design in semester two.

Year Two: Students explore and engage in more detailed applications of the fundamentals of engineering in their chosen field.
Comment SPECIAL FEATURES:
Students can join the Engineers Ireland Association. Our engineering programmes are hands-on, with a big emphasis on developing practical skills. This means our students graduate with the skills employers want.

QUICK FACT:
Our engineering graduates are in high demand to meet the skills shortage across the sector both nationally and internationally.
Careers or Further Progression GRADUATE DESTINATIONS:
Engineering has a very diverse application in both the private and public sector. This ranges from the design and construction of buildings, bridges and roads to working with innovative technology within the aerospace and automotive industries, as well as taking lead roles in the manufacturing and medical device sector.

FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES:
Level 6 graduates can progress to the final year of the Ordinary Degree in their chosen field.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2022 213
2021 202
2020 209