CAO Code LY608
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)

Mechanical Engineering

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering will develop your understanding of how design and technology solve real world problems. It will position you for a career where your qualifications and talents will be highly sought after.

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

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
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 MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Mathematics 3 Mandatory 5 4
Mechanical Design & Manufacturing 1 Mandatory 10 8
Mechanics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Thermodynamics & Battery Technology 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 MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
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
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Mathematics 7 Mandatory 5 4
Mechanics 6 Mandatory 5 4
Thermodynamic & Renewable Energy 1 Mandatory 5 4
Engineering Design and Analysis Mandatory 5 4
Innovation, Technology and Business Mandatory 5 1
Research Project Mandatory 5 0
8 Mathematics 8 Mandatory 5 4
Thermodynamic & Renewable Energy 2 Mandatory 5 4
Computer Aided Engineering Mandatory 5 4
Professional Practice Mandatory 5 1
Project 2 Mandatory 10 2

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Masters degree (by research) at LYIT.

Key Information

Non Eu students will apply via https://noneuapply.lyit.ie/
There is a €20 application fee that all non eu students need to pay in order to submit their application .
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards

Fees

EU Fees:
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6406 / +353 (0)74 918 6410

Head of Department Dr. Paddy Hannigan
Email: paddy.hannigan@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6401

School and Department
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Department of Electronic and Mechanical