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CAO (Higher Education)

Degree - Ordinary Bachelor

Mechatronics

Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
Course Code
AL712
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
3 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r2
253
Points Change

Course Summary

Mechatronics AL712
Mechatronics AL712

On this course you will:

Explore the relationships between Mechanical, Electronic and Software engineering as applied to modern ‘smart’ machines, and commonly used in the manufacturing industry.

Work in bright, modern laboratories with the very latest in Mechatronics technology and software.

Complete a Mechatronics final year project, working with a group of your peers, to design and construct a working Mechatronics system, such as a robotic automated work cell, or a web-controlled ‘smart’ house.

Course Details

College Link > AL712 - Mechatronics

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Realist

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

Career Progression

Graduates have found employment in the manufacturing sector generally, across a broad range of industries, such as the medical device, electronics, agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors. Typical jobs include process/ machine maintenance, process development, fault-finding, as well as working in multi-disciplinary teams in a modern manufacturing environment.

Further Research

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