Engineering in Mechatronics Engineering

Institute of Technology Tralee

 

Course Name Engineering in Mechatronics Engineering
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code TL746
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Tralee Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Qualification Letters BEng
Duration 3 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Degree (NFQ Level 7)

• Applicants must achieve a pass in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent examinations, obtaining a minimum grade O6/H7 in English or Gaeilge, O6/H7 in mathematics or a minimum grade of F2 in foundation level mathematics (in s...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Revised scoring for Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Module

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Holders of an LCA certificate, who have a minimum of one year of relevant work experience, post qualification, may apply through CAO for the following programmes:

• TL620 Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Arts;
• TL621 Higher Certificate in Arts in Hospitality Studies.

Candidates will also be required to pass an interview with the Institute.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+CAO Points Scoring for QQI-FET Awards
The points awarded for QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) awards are calculated as follows: the maximum possible total score of 360 (120 credits x 3 for a distinction is multiplied by 13 and divided by 12, to give a maxim...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Traveller Access Programme
The Star Pupil Traveller Access to Education and Work Experience Programme is an access initiative for pupils from the Traveller community attending eligible secondary schools in Kerry. IT, Tralee reserves a number of pla...

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Course Fee

Expand+Student Contribution Charge
A student contribution charge to cover non-tuition student services (e.g. examination entry fees, student services, registration, etc.) is payable by each student. In the current academic year the fee is 3,000. This char...

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Financial Support

Expand+Student Grants
Students attending full-time third level courses can apply for grant funding from Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) at www.studentfinance.ie. Eligibility for grants is dealt with solely by the applicant (student) and SUSI. Gra...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+A mechatronics engineer unites the principles of mechanics, electronics, and computing to manufacture reliable products. An industrial robot is a prime example of a mechatronics system; it includes aspects of electronics, mechanics, and computing to ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+YEAR 1
Semester 1
Engineering Drawing and CAD
Electricity
Material Science
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Science
Computer Programming

Semester 2
Instrument Technology
Engineering Mathematics 2
Electronics
Engineering Mechanics
Wo...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+WHAT ARE MY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES?
The South West of Ireland is becoming known for its manufacturing base with a large number companies seeking well qualified graduates.

Graduates work in a range of industries, including manufacturing, electronic...

Further Enquiries Dr. Patrick Carney
Head of Department of Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
T: +353 (0) 714 5606
www.ittralee.ie/TL746