CAO Code LY617
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Engineering (Ord)

Mechanical Engineering

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering is a three-year course where you will immerse yourself in a world of innovation and possibilities. If it moves, you can be sure that a mechanical engineer is at the heart of that movement, harnessing their skills to bring machines and equipment to life.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
1 Mathematics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Engineering Science Mandatory 5 5
Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Electronic Engineering Mandatory 5 4
Engineering Technology and Drawing 1 Mandatory 10 8
2 Engineering Technology and Drawing 2 Mandatory 10 8
Mechanics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Electrical Technology Mandatory 5 5
PLC Control 1 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
3 Mathematics 3 Mandatory 5 4
Mechanical Design & Manufacturing 1 Mandatory 10 8
Mechanics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Thermodynamics Mandatory 5 4
Engineering Materials Science Mandatory 5 4
4 Mechanical Design & Manufacturing 2 Mandatory 10 8
Mechanics 3 Mandatory 5 4
Pneumatics Mandatory 5 4
Instrumentation Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 4 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
5 Design Project 1 Mandatory 5 3
Engineering Management 1 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 5 Mandatory 5 4
PLC Control 2 Mandatory 5 4
Mechanical Design 1 Mandatory 5 4
Mechanics 4 Mandatory 5 4
6 Mechanics 5 Mandatory 5 4
Hydraulics Mandatory 5 4
Mechanical Design 2 Mandatory 5 4
Engineering Management 2 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 6 Mandatory 5 4
Project 1 Mandatory 5 4

Add-on Courses

On successful completion of this programme, learners may transfer to the following programmes at LYIT:

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Contact
Dr Jim Morrison
Head of Department

Email: Jim.Morrison@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6401

School and Department
Department of Electronic and Mechanical
School of Engineering