CAO Code LY517
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Engineering (Ord)

Building Services & Renewable Energy

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

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A building's services are the systems installed in a building that makes it comfortable, functional, efficient and safe to use. Building Services & Renewable Energy Engineers ensure that building energy services meet international environmental performance standards. This is done with the help of computer simulation tools to predict the likely performance of buildings during the design stages.

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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
Elementary CAD Mandatory 5 4
Construction Technology 1 Mandatory 5 4
Physics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Building Services 1 Mandatory 5 4
Technical Writing & Communication Mandatory 5 3
2 Construction Technology 2 Mandatory 5 4
Physics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 2 Mandatory 5 4
BIM Graphic Communications Mandatory 5 4
Electrical Services 1 Mandatory 5 4
Building Services 2 & Renewable Energy Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Building Services 3 Mandatory 5 4
Electrical Services 2 Mandatory 5 4
Fluid & Thermo Dynamics I Mandatory 5 5
Mathematics 3 Mandatory 5 4
Engineering Methods & Electro Mechanical Drafting Mandatory 5 4
Lighting & Acoustics Mandatory 5 4
4 Design Project Mandatory 5 0
Electrical Services 3 Mandatory 5 6
Building Services 4 & Renewable Energy Mandatory 10 6
Renewable Energy Resources Mandatory 5 6
Mathematics 4 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Active Learning Diary & Professional Competencies Mandatory 25 0
Management Practice in the Built Environment Mandatory 10 0
Capstone Project Mandatory 15 0
Research Project Mandatory 10 0

Add-on Courses

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

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 8 degrees in Building Services or Energy Engineering in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

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 Anne Boner
Email: Anne.Boner@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6403

School and Department
School of Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering & Construction