CAO Code LY608
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)

Mechanical Engineering

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

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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 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

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

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

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

School and Department
School of Engineering
Department of Electronic and Mechanical