Engineering - Agricultural Engineering

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Engineering - Agricultural Engineering
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code TL_EAGRI_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Tralee Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply to the Admissions Office, IT Tralee.
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 1 year Add-on.
Entry Requirements This degree is aimed at those students who have completed a B.Eng. in Agricultural Engineering. The pre-requisite for entry to this degree is the achievement of at least a 50% average in the B.Eng in Agricultural Engineering final (3rd) year examinations or equivalent.
Mature Applicants The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature applicants.
Application Date

Expand+In March of each year, the Institute of Technology, Tralee, welcomes applications for add-on degree and honours degree programmes, with a commencement date of the following September.

The application process is open for one month, from early Marc...

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Course Content

Expand+What is Agricultural Engineering Management
This course focuses on the need to provide people with a good knowledge of agricultural engineering and at the same time have expertise in management and related skills in marketing and finance. These gra...

Subjects Taught Semester: 7
Computer Aided Engineering and Finite Element Analysis
Environment and Waste Management
Instrumentation; Monitoring and Control
Product Design and Development
Quality Management

Semester: 8
Accounting & Finance for Ag Machinery
Geographical Information Systems
Marketing and Strategic Planning
Project Management
Capstone Project
Strategic Sales and Selling
Careers or Further Progression What are my career opportunities
The following areas, amongst others, are envisaged as areas of employment for graduates:
• Organisation of the manufacturing process
• Heath and Safety management
• Maintenance management
• Marketing and Strategic planning
• Process design
• Product Design & Development
• Operations Management
• Quality management
• Specification of rural structures
• Use of Geographical Information Systems pertaining to Agriculture
Further Enquiries Administrative Officer Of Science, Technology, Engineering
and Mathematics (stem):
Ms. Brenda Clifford
Room(s): C232
Tel: +353 (0)66 7145606 Ext: 5606
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