Engineering - General Entry

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Engineering - General Entry
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT066
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BE (Hons)
Duration 1 Year (1st year of 4 year degree)
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 6
Honours 2H5's

Minimum Grade in:
Maths H4
English or Irish O6/H7

Other Requirements
# Or a grade H4 in Applied Mathematics if combined with a minimum grade of H6 in Mathematics

Second chance Maths!
The Dubl...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit:
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?


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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 160 places approximately.
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support Go to: for information.
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+What is Engineering?
DT066 is the common first year entry point for the majority of four year Level 8 Engineering Degrees in DIT. Students specialise in second and subsequent years and may choose:

DT021A - Electrical & Electronic/Computer & Comm...

Subjects Taught Year One
• Mathematics
• Engineering Physics
• Mechanics
• Chemistry
• Technical Graphics
• Electrotechnology
• Engineering Computing
• Instrumentation for Engineers
• Engineering and Society
• Design Projects

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Kevin St

Second chance Maths!
The Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) hold a Special Mathematics Competency Test (MCT) for applicants to its Level 8 (Honours) Engineering programmes requiring a minimum grade of H4 in Leavin...

Careers or Further Progression What are my Career Opportunities?
DT066 is the stepping stone to an exciting and rewarding career as a professional engineer. DIT’s Engineering degrees are accredited by Engineers Ireland and our qualifications are recognised worldwide.

What other options do I have after completion?
Students who have reached the appropriate honours standard may have access to a wide range of Masters Degrees and Research Degrees in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.
Further Enquiries T: 01 402 4014 (School Administrator)
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 401
2018 372
2017 371