Agricultural Mechanisation

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Agricultural Mechanisation
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code 98624 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Tralee Level 7 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
Duration 3 years full-time
Entry Requirements Applicants must achieve a pass in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent examinations, obtaining a minimum grade O6/H7 in English or Gaeilge, O6/H7 in Mathematics and O6/H7 in three other subjects.

NOTE: Applicants wishing to enrol on this programme will need to secure appropriate work placement from a suitable employer before the course starts. Please contact the Department of Engineering, Technology and Mathematics for further details.
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.
Number of Places 32
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Financial Support

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Students attending full-time third level courses can apply for grant funding from Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) at Eligibility for grants is dealt with solely by the applicant (student) and SUSI. Gra...

Application Date Closing Date is 1st April.
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Course Content

Expand+The aim of this programme is to produce a technician with a fundamental knowledge of the essential engineering skills associated with agricultural machinery. This knowledge, combined with extensive work based practical learning, will equip the learne...

Subjects Taught

Expand+YEAR 1
Semester 1
Vehicle Electrics
Work Shop Processes & Materials
Farm Machinery 1
Agri Tractor Technology 1
Agri Tractor Technology 2
Computer Applications

Semester 2
Work Placement 1 Agri-Mechanisation

Semester 3
Farm Machi...

Careers or Further Progression

This course will provide students with the foundation for a career in agri-mechanic roles anywhere in the world including farm machinery manufacturers, maintenance and repair.

The graduate will have knowledge a...

Further Enquiries Dr. Patrick Carney
Head of Department of Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
T: +353 (0)66 714 5606
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