Engineering - General Entry

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Engineering - General Entry
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG330
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Qualification Letters BEng
Duration 3 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.

A full QQI FET/FETAC (Level 5 or 6) award.
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 (2021/22) 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 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION:
IT Sligo offers a wide range of engineering courses such as Civil, Mechanical, Electronic, Mechatronic, Precision and Manufacturing. These programmes offer students the opportunity of studying engineering in a general way for...

Subjects Taught

Expand+PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:
Year One: The first semester focuses on the fundamentals of engineering such as Introduction to Engineering, Mechatronics, Electronics, Design and much more. Students choose which stream of engineering to specialise in from Civi...

Comment

Expand+SPECIAL FEATURES:
The nature of this course allows any student that may not be decided on what field of engineering they wish to pursue the chance to try them all. Along with this students have the ability to join the Engineers Ireland Association....

Careers or Further Progression GRADUATE DESTINATIONS:
Engineering has a very diverse application in both private and public sector 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 7 graduates may progress to an Honours Degree after which we offer a wide range of Level 9 and Level 10 postgraduate programmes.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
www.itsligo.ie/SG330
 
Points History
Year Points
2020 243
2019 233
2018 250