Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering CW517

  • NFQ Level 7
  • CW517
  • 14
  • 272
  • 3 Years
  • Overview
  • Further Studies
  • Career Prospects
  • Entry Requirements
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What is the Course about?

Mechanical Engineering is on the broadest of all engineering disciplines focusing on the design, construction, control and maintenance of mechanical systems. The role of a mechanical engineer is to take a prodcut from idea to marketplace, requiring specialist engineering knowledge combined with creative thinking, problem solving, team working and analytical skills.

Graduates of this course will have specialist knowledge and pracitcal experience required to assist in the management of the manufacturing process from product design to output. This course features extensive pratical workshops and practicals.

This course is accredited by Engineers Ireland (EI) as meeting the educational requirements of Associate Engineer membership.

Special Features:

  • Accredited by Engineers Ireland (EI) for Associate Engineer and graduates are eligible for EI membership
  • 50% class time on practical exercises in laboratories and workshops
  • Course incorporates strong emphasis on the vital area of sustainable energy
  • Exit Award: Higher Certificate in Engineering - Mechanical Emgineering (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2.

What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Graduates are eligible to progress to Year 4 of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering (CW548) at Institute of Technology Carlow.

What exemptions will I receive?




What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

Graduates will have a variety of career options working in industry, government, consultancy or research centres. Graduates of this course work in the evaluation and resolution of mechanical problems, they work in manufacturing facilities and as team members on new design work.

What are the minimum entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate:

  • 5O6/H7

Subject Required:

  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • Mathematics O6/H7

For Further Information Contact

Justin Townsend
BSc Eng (Hons), MSc, MIEI