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    Programme Title  Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering
    CAO Code  LY608
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  4 Years ab initio
    Standard Code Places:  40
    National Framework Level  8
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from QQI
    Is this Programme for Me?
    The need for mechanical engineers in Ireland and the UK has remained a constant in recent years. This programme will prepare graduates with the technical and managerial skills necessary to enter careers in the design, application, installation, manufacturing, operation and maintenance of a wide range of mechanical systems. This programme will enable successful graduates to progress to employment within industry.
    Entry Requirements
    • Leaving Cert Entry Requirements
      • 6 subjects at O6/H7
      • 2 subjects at H5
      • ENG/IRS at O6/H7
      • Maths at 06/H7
      • Lab Science required
    • FETAC applicants click FETAC
    • Guideline entry requirement for EU/EEA applicants are available here.
    What will I have to study?

    Year/SemesterModules
    Mandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits
     1/1  Mathematics 1 Mandatory  5
     Engineering Science Mandatory  5
     Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Mandatory  5
     Introduction to Electronic Mandatory  5
     1/2  Mathematics 2 Mandatory  5
     Electrical Technology Mandatory  5
     Mechanics 1 Mandatory  5
     Engineering Technology & Drawing 2 Mandatory  10
     2/3  Mathematics 3 Mandatory  5
     Engineering Materials Science Mandatory  5
     Thermodynamics Mandatory  5
     Mechanical Design & Manufacturing 1 Mandatory  10
     Mechanics 2 Mandatory  5
     2/4  Mathematics 4 Mandatory  5
     Mechanics 3 Mandatory  5
     Instrumentation Mandatory  5
     Pneumatics Mandatory  5
     Mechanical Design & Manufacturing 2 Mandatory  10
     3/5  Mathematics 5 Mandatory  5
     Engineering Management 1 Mandatory  5
     Design Project Mandatory  5
     Mechanical Design 1 Mandatory  5
     PLC Control 2  Mandatory  5
     Mechanics 4 Mandatory  5
     3/6  Mathematics 6 Mandatory  5
     Mechanical Design 2 Mandatory  5
     Hydraulics Mandatory  5
     Project 1 Mandatory  5
     Engineering Management 2 Mandatory  5
     Mechanics 5 Mandatory  5
     4/7  Mathematics 7 Mandatory  5
     Mechanics 6 Mandatory  5
     Thermodynamics & Renewable Energy 1 Mandatory  5
     Engineering Design & Analysis Mandatory  5
     Research Project  Mandatory  5
     Innovation, Technology and Business Mandatory  5
     4/8  Mathematics 8 Mandatory  5
     Thermodynamic Systems & Renewable Energy 2  Mandatory  5
     Computer Aided Engineering Mandatory  5
     Professional Practice Mandatory  5
    Career Opportunities
    Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
    • Manufacturing
    • Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Graduate careers typically include:
    • Medical Device Engineer
    • Product & Process Design
    • Electronic Component Manufacturing
    • Facilities Engineering
    • Maintenance Engineering and Energy System
    Are there follow-up Programmes Available?
    Upon completion of studies graduates can proceed to Masters Degree study at other Universities in Ireland or abroad.
    This course begins in September each year. How to Apply
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact Dr Jim Morrison, Head of Department of Electronics & Mechanical Engineering, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: jim.morrison@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186401

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