Precision Engineering & Design

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Precision Engineering & Design
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
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 Institute of Technology Sligo Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Add on / Direct application:
Applications are accepted for full time, add-on programmes from the 1st February each year. The closing date is 1st April.

However, on programmes with available places we accept applications up to 6th September.

Should you have any queries please call Michelle Moore on 071 9155440.
Qualification Letters BEng (Hons)
Duration 1 year (add-on).
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements:
Students must obtain a grade of 50% or higher at Ordinary Degree Level in Precision Engineering and Design or a related discipline. Applicants with other qualifications and/or relevant industrial experience will also be considered.
Number of Places 32
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Course Content

Expand+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 exceptionally tight t...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What subjects will I study?
Semester 1
Vector Calculus and Geometry 05
Mechanics of Machines 05
Mould, Tool & Product Design 05
Engineering Design 401 05
Engineering Materials Analysis and Testing 05
Work Placement Preparation and Si...


Expand+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 response to skill shor...

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.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510
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