Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG333
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
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Higher Certificate/Level 6 And Ordinary Degree/Level 7

Five grade O6/H7. Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics* and English or Irish.

As an exception to the normal minimum entry requirements above, Foundation Level Mathematics i...

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

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
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.
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QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

From your pe...

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 combined with the Higher Cert in Mechanical Engineering
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2019/20) 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 elements...

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+Programme Description:
This course provides graduates with the skills to pursue a career in mechanical engineering and design in a wide range of industries, both here and abroad. It is an interactive learning experience, with a strong emphasis on p...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure:
Year One: Students explore the different areas of engineering through a selection of practical modules, allowing them to decide which area they wish to pursue in second year. Students also study general engineering subjects includ...

Comment Professional Recognition:
This course is accredited as meeting the educational standard required for Associate Engineer Membership of Engineers Ireland.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities:
Graduates work as technicians, technologists and associate engineers in product/machine design and development, fabrication, testing, maintenance and repair, energy utilisation and project management.

Further Study Opportunities:
Graduates who achieve an average mark of 50% or higher in this course may progress to the BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering at IT Sligo or related Level 8 courses at other third-level institutions.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 216
2018 208
2017 217