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CW568
Aerospace 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.

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This four-year honours programme equips graduates with real-life problem solving skills. IT Carlow is the only third-level institute in Ireland to have its own aerospace centre with an avionics workshop and a fleet of aircraft inside its own hangar. These unique facilities ensure IT Carlow students have the very best learning environment combining theory with practical, hands-on experience.

During this four-year programme, students will use first-class design tools such as CATIA and ANSYS to design, build and fly light aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The programme provides students with an understanding of: aerodynamics and propulsion, technical communication, aerodynamics, instrument systems, computer applications, maintenance practices, engineering practices, aircraft leasing, aircraft structures, aircraft system design and operation.

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CW568 - Aerospace Engineering
IT Carlow

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CW568 - Aerospace 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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Essential Module Requirements:
3 Distinctions + pass in one of the following modules C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
, C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
, C20139 - Mathematics
, 5N1833 - Mathematics
or 5N0556

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Many aerospace engineers work directly within the aerospace industry in roles with leading aircraft manufacturers, airline companies, as well as Government Agencies. The role of an aerospace engineer can vary hugely from aircraft design to research, design and development, field service, marketing and software development.



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