Mechatronic Systems - Work Based

ATU - Sligo Campuses

 

Course Name Mechatronic Systems - Work Based
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code SG335
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Online or Distance, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters BEng
Duration 3 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+A minimum of five grade O6/H7 including Mathematics and English or Irish in the Leaving Certificate.

If you are interested, simply go to itsligo.ie/sg335 and fill out the expression of interest form. After this, we will contact you to discu...

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...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32
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.
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:
Mechatronics is the combination of mechanics, electronics, robotics and computing that is used in modern engineering industries. It involves the study of automation from an engineering perspective and serves the purpose of...

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Expand+SPECIAL FEATURES:
Students are paid for their three days per week in the workplace. Many employers will support students with fee payments also.

Students can save on accommodation and travel costs if they choose to study close to home.
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Careers or Further Progression GRADUATE DESTINATIONS:
Graduates have the integrated skills to work in a variety of positions across the biomedical, pharmaceutical, electronics, food processing and manufacturing sectors.

FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES:
Graduates can choose from several Level 8 honours degrees in areas such as Mechatronics, Polymer Processing or Quality Management. These can be studied full time or online.
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 0
2021 0