Engineering - Electrical Engineering at Limerick Campus

TUS - Midwest - Limerick Campuses

 

Course Name Engineering - Electrical Engineering at Limerick Campus
Course Provider TUS - Midwest - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code LC275
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters BEng (Hons) Ab Initio
Duration 4 years.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including English or Irish and a minimum of a grade O4 in Ordinary Level Mathematics.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or Higher in Leaving Certificate Honours Mathematics. For example, if an applicant receives a H6 grade an additional 25 points will b...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the learner achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply to entry for Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), Ordinary Degree (NFQ Level 7) and Higher Certificate (NFQ Level 6)Programmes. With the introduction of the new Leaving Certificate grades, points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:

Pass 28 points
Merit 46 points
Distinction 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic courses at TUS and are not considered passing subjects. Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET/FETAC in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level courses at TUS.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI-FET/FETAC
TUS accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all courses of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to courses at TUS:

Higher Certificate (...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Student Study
The Access Service aims to promote and facilitate entry to, and participation in, the academic programmes and student life of the Institute for mature students. LIT welcomes mature students and will accept applications from pers...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Non-CAO applicants holding a suitable Craft Certificate or Level 6 Higher Certificate may qualify for advanced entry to Year 2 or 3. Those with a suitable Level 7 qualification may qualify for advanced entry to Year 3 or 4. Applicants should apply di...

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
Course Fee

Expand+Student Fees

All undergraduate course fees consist of two elements:
1. Student Contribution Fee and;
2. A Tuition Fee.

STUDENT CONTRIBUTION FEE
The Student Contribution Fee for the 2021/2022 academic year is €3,000. This is an annual charg...

Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover the
Student Contribution Fee. SUSI is the single awarding authority for all grant applications. It is an “online application system” and is accessed at...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
Electrical engineering is a diverse and challenging profession concerned with the design, development and control of electrical energy and equipment upon which our technological society so largely depends. Electrical ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

Year 1: Electrical Technology 1, Electrical Installation 1, Electrical Theory for Installation Electronics 1, Engineering Mathematics 1, Introduction to Energy Systems, Engineering Science, Project 1.

Year 2: Electrical...

Comment LOCATION: Moylish Campus, Limerick.

Industry/Professional Links: Engineers Ireland, ESB, Regeneron, Johnson and Johnson, Modular Automation, DesignPro, HandMV, Kirby Electrical, Suir Engineering, Takumi Precision Engineering, Eirgrid.

Other Information
• Work Placement
• Study Abroad
• QQI FET/FETAC Applicants
• Mature Applicants
• Non-CAO Applicants
Careers or Further Progression What can I do after this course?
Career opportunities exist in the areas of Advanced Control/Automation Systems, Energy Management, Electrical Power Systems, Power Quality and other related fields. Graduates work for companies including ESB, Regeneron, Johnson and Johnson, Modular Automation, DesignPro, Kirby Electrical, HandMV, Dornan Electrical, Eirgrid, Takumi Precision Engineering, etc.
Further Enquiries Contact Details
Email: electrical@lit.ie
Web: www.lit.ie/Courses/LC275
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 361
2020 298
2019 288