Engineering - Aerospace Engineering

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Engineering - Aerospace Engineering
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code CW568
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters BEng (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths: O6/H7
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase from...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

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Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
Institute of Technology Carlow awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This link module can be ...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

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QQI-FET (FETAC)
Students who have completed a full QQI-FET award at Level 5, and achieved at least three distinctions, are eligible to apply through CAO for entry to Year 1 on to Level 6, 7 and 8
courses. Students who have completed ...

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Mature Applicants

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Mature student applicants must be 23 years of age, or over, on 1st January of the year of entry to a course. Mature student applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed. Mature student applicant...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Graduates with a relevant Ordinary Degree are eligible to enter Year 4 and graduates with a relevant Higher Certificate are eligible to enter Year 3.

Non-Standard Applications
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Number of Places 15
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2021/22 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2022/23

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contri...

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Financial Support

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All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

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

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+What is Aerospace Engineering?
Aerospace Engineering covers the design and development of all types of aircraft including: airplanes, helicopters, satellites and spacecraft. Aerospace engineers bring concepts to reality by applying the principles o...

Subjects Taught

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YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
Mathematics 1
Physics
Electrical Fundamentals
Technical Communications
Electronic Fundamentals
Basic Aerodynamics
Introduction to Aircraft Design
Workshop Practice

YEAR 2
Mandatory ...

Comment SPECIAL FEATURE
• Access to the Institute’s Centre for Aerospace Engineering on campus grounds with facilities including a fleet of aircraft and an avionics workshop.

Exit Awards
• Higher Certificate in Aircraft Systems (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2.

• Bachelor of Engineering in Aircraft Systems (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3.
Careers or Further Progression

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Many aerospace engineers work directly within the aerospace industry in roles with leading aircraft manufacturers and airline companies as well as government agencies. The role of an aerospace engineer can vary hugely, from air...

Further Enquiries Programme Director
Gerard Gibbs MEng, IET
E: gerard.gibbs@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2021 371
2020 380
2019 366