Mechatronics

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Mechatronics
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG334
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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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...

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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 combined with Higher Cert in Mechatronics
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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:
Mechatronics is the combination of mechanical, electronic, robotic and software engineering systems used in modern manufacturing industries. Mechatronics engineers design, build and operate intelligent machines including robo...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure:
Year One: Students study general engineering subjects including mathematics and physics, and modules including mechatronics, technology, practical electronics and C programming.

Year Two: Students deepen their studies in the c...

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 in a wide range of industrial settings, including the biomedical, pharmaceutical, electronics, food processing and manufacturing sectors.

Further Study Opportunities:
Graduates may progress to the BEng (Hons) in Mechatronics at IT Sligo or at other higher education institutions.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 288
2018 292
2017 249