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TL744
Agricultural Engineering

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3 Years
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The course is accredited by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (UK) and by Engineers Ireland.

Students work in agricultural engineering workshops, a machinery hall, science laboratories, computer and electronics laboratories, a mechanical engineering laboratory, a machine and welding shop and a power units garage.

A twelve-week work placement is a central feature of the programmes. As a third-year student, you participate in a structured period of work experience in a relevant professional setting. 

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TL744 - Agricultural Engineering
IT Tralee

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TL744 - Agricultural Engineering
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Agricultural engineers take up a wide variety of employment opportunities in the agricultural engineering industry, especially in the manufacture, maintenance and modification of agricultural equipment. You will also find work in sales, service, in the installation and demonstration of agricultural equipment, and in the importation and distribution of this equipment. Graduates work with agricultural machinery manufacturers, agents and sales companies and with farm contracting companies, while some also become self employed. Our graduates also work in waste management, pollution management and control, agricultural engineering consultancy and in recycling



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