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BN009
Mechatronic Engineering

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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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Mechatronics is defined as a combination of mechanics and electronics which is controlled by computers. This includes designing robots or machines for various purposes; from the space rovers which explore planets, to auto-focusing digital cameras.

This course focuses on the integration of electronics and computing technologies with mechanical engineering.

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BN009 - Mechatronic Engineering
IT Blanchardstown

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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:
C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or 6N3395 - Mathematics
or 5N18396 - Maths for Information Technology
6 or pass in LCE Maths

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Course aims to produce technicians whose skills and knowledge can operate across a range of engineering fields such as mechanical, electronic thus providing a crucial link between the more specialised areas in the design, manufacture and maintenance of products and processes.



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