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CW517
Mechanical 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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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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Mechanical engineering is concerned with the design, maintenance and development of machines and equipment, ranging from jet engines to minute instruments used in medicine and surgery.

Mechanical Engineering is about the development and design of mechanical components, products and systems to approved quality standards. It is also about the setting up, management and efficient control of manufacturing systems that are used in industry to produce products.

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CW517 - Mechanical Engineering
IT Carlow

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CW517 - Mechanical 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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Mechanical engineers work in a diverse range of industries including automotive, aerospace, biotechnology, computers and electronics, microelectromechanical systems, energy conversion, environmental control, automation and manufacturing. Graduates will have a variety of career options working in industry, Government, Consultancy or research centres.



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