Automation & Instrumentation - Online

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Automation & Instrumentation - Online
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG_EAUTI_N06
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Minor Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Ballinode
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Application Date Application Closing Date: 30th August 2019
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Duration 1 year online.

Attendance requirements
This programme requires attendance at IT Sligo on four practical days (normally Fridays) during the year. The practicals and assessments on these days contribute to about half the overall marks in the modules CIM & Automation Technology and Instrumentation. The other modules Maths and Programming, Communications & Interfacing are delivered completely online.
Course Fee Total Fees €2,500
Per 10 credit module €700
Per 5 credit module €350
Entry Requirements Entry to the programme is open to candidates who have completed phase 6 of a relevant craft certificate or equivalent. Other candidates may gain entry through the recognition of prior learning in accordance with institute procedures.
Course Content About this programme
The programme in addition to offering a minor award at level 6 is designed as a one-year online qualifier to allow holders of craft qualifications and others with substantial relevant work experience to progress to the level 7 BEng in Mechatronics. The level 7 programme can then be completed in a further two years online study.
Subjects Taught Semester 1 Title Credits
CIM and Automation Technology Mechatronics 201 05
Programming Fundamentals 05
Instrumentation 1 05

Semester 2 Title Credits
Instrumentation 2 05
Programming Communications and Interfacing 05
CIM and Automation Technology Mechatronics 202 05
Introduction to Engineering Mathematics 05
Number of Credits 35
Further Enquiries Course co-ordinator : Rudie Coppieters

Tel: 071 931 8511
Course co-ordinator: Simeon Gillan
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