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.
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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The core of this 3-year programme is focused on Engineering Science and Technology, engineering materials and manufacturing methods. There is also an emphasis, through project work, on applying these scientific principles and technologies to the solution of mechanical engineering design problems, and transferring those design solutions to manufactured articles.
The course covers a combination of e-learning, practical laboratory based exercises, computer based exercises, case studies, site visits, problem based learning and Research based teaching.
There is also an external placement module in semester four (second year).
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Graduates may work as Technician Engineers in the areas of mechanical engineering product design, product development and test, equipment support, manufacturing systems planning, production management.
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