Engineering - Precision Engineering & Design

ATU - Sligo Campuses


Course Name Engineering - Precision Engineering & Design
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 98540 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
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Qualification Letters BEng (Hons)
Duration 2 years part-time, blended learning.
Entry Requirements Over 50% average grade at level 7 in BEng in Precision Engineering & Design or related discipline. Applicants with other qualifications and/or relevant industrial experience will also be considered.
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Course Content

Expand+Course Summary
Precision engineering is a specialist branch of mechanical engineering which involves the design and manufacture of complex products, machines, tools and instruments, whose parts must be precisely correct in size and shape, have excep...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester 1
Title Credits
Mould, Tool & Product Design 05
Work Placement Preparation and Six Sigma 1 05
Vector Calculus and Geometry 05
Engineering Materials Analysis and Testing 05
Mechanics of Machines 05
Engineering Design 401 05



Expand+Did you know?
IT Sligo, as the National Centre for Training for the Toolmaking Industry, has consulted widely with industry to develop this new, nationally unique programme in Precision Engineering & Design. This course has been developed in respons...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates will be employed in design and manufacturing roles involving product design & development, mould tool & machine design, tool procurement, metrology, validation, lean six sigma & quality, project management, CNC programming and polymer processing Engineers with these skills are in demand in companies in manufacturing industry, particularly in companies involved in high-performance, advanced manufacturing and precision engineering.
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