Engineering in Mechatronic Systems - Work Based

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Engineering in Mechatronic Systems - Work Based
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG335
Course Type Higher Education CAO
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
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+The key entry requirement for this course is that the student must be offered a traineeship position with a suitable employer. If you are interested in joining this programme, IT Sligo will assist you in finding an employer or working with an employ...

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
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Mature students who are 23 years of age or over who do not have the required qualifications may be accepted through an interview process and should contact .
Alternative Entry Holders of other secondary school qualifications (in addition to filling out the above form) should contact
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Course Fee The registration fee for this course is €3,000**. This programme is not covered by the SUSI grant scheme. However, many employers have indicated their willingness to support students with fees. IT Sligo will review applications for financial support to partially fund registration fees for students who would normally be entitled to SUSI grants.
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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 - Restricted Course

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

Be sure to complete any action well in advan...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+Would you prefer to be working or building things than sitting in a classroom?

Do you see yourself as a problem solver?

Would you like to have an income as you go through college?

Well maybe you should consider a degree in Mechatronic Engine...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester 1
Title Credits
Introduction to Engineering Mathematics 05
Computer Aided Design and Modelling 05
Intermediate Engineering Mechanics 05
Metrology and Calibration 05
Mechatronics Systems Engineering Work Placement 2 15

Semester 2

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
The integrated skills developed in this mechatronics course can be applied to a variety of jobs, enabling students to have a very promising career in the biomedical, pharmaceutical, electronics, food processing and manufacturing...

Further Enquiries Who do I contact?
Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 0