Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

Dundalk Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code DK742
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Dundalk Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Qualification Letters BEng
Duration 3 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate
INCLUDING At least one H5 Grade, OR minimum Points Score of 200
AND Mathematics Grade F2, O6 or H7
AND English Grade O6 or H7 OR Irish Grade O6 or H7

Note: Applicants...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics

A bonus of 25 points will be allocated to students who achieve a grade H6 or above in higher level mathematics in the Irish Leaving Certificate examination. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certif...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Expand+Applications from Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Students

Holders of the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) apply in the normal way through the CAO system. Points are awarded on the same basis as per the leaving certificate...

Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Applications from Leaving Certificate Applied Programme Students

The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme (LCAP) subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic courses and are not considered as passing subjects. Holders of the LCAP may wish to undertake a QQIFET course in order to gain eligibility for entry to third-level courses in DkIT
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI-FET level 5 and 6 awards are now made by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). For further details please visit: www.qqi.ie.

Applicants must have obtained a full QQI-FET Level 5/6 major award with a minimum credit value of 120. A Compone...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Who is a Mature Applicant?
Any applicant 23 years of age or over on 1st January in the year of entry to first year of a full-time course is considered to be a mature applicant. Dundalk Institute of Technology actively encourages applications on mat...

Alternative Entry https://www.dkit.ie/admissions/how-to-apply/cao-first-year-entry.html
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
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why study this course?
Graduates in Mechanical Engineering combine the basic knowledge of physical sciences and engineering education with experience and expertise to invent, design and manufacture, run and maintain mechanical systems equipment and...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Indicative Modules
Year 1
Semester 1
Materials and Manufacturing Processes (year-long)
Mechanics (year-long)
CAD
Engineering Science
Mechanical Engineering Practice
Mathematics 1

Semester 2
Materials and Manufacturing Processes (year-long...

Comment Other Information
Level 7
Work Placement: Yes (Year 2)
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What will it mean for my future?
Demand for our graduates in a wide range of engineering industries has been strong with many having job offers from both local and national companies shortly after sitting their final exams including Combilift Ltd; ...

Further Enquiries Paul Durcan (Programme Director)
Phone: 042 9370200
Email: paul.durcan@dkit.ie

Colman Ledwith (Head of Department of Electronic & Mechanical Engineering)
Phone: +353 42 9370200
Email: Colman.Ledwith@dkit.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 120
2018 174
2017 120