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Degree - Ordinary Bachelor

Engineering (General Entry)

TU Dublin - Dublin City
TU Dublin - Dublin City
Course Code
TU709
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
1 year
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r2
370
Points Change

Course Summary

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Engineering - General Entry
Engineering - General Entry

This 1-year programme provides a general access route to engineering programmes for those who have not decided which engineering discipline they would like to study. On successful completion of the programme, students will have the mathematical and scientific basis to successfully enter the second year of seven different Level 7 discipline-specific programmes. In addition, in a limited number of cases, some students with proven ability may be permitted to progress to the first year of the Level 8 Engineering (General Entry) programme DT066.

This course will suit students who have an interest in technology and in solving problems in the engineering world. You will study a combination of maths, science, engineering design, drawing and you will also be given a general introduction to the engineering profession. There is a strong emphasis on group projects within the programme. Students are assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and continuous assessment projects.

Course Details

College Link > TU709 - Engineering (General Entry)

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Investigative

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Realist

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

Career Progression

After successfully completing first year, students are eligible for transfer into year 2 of one of our Level 7 (BEngTech) programmes. Those who achieve a high average mark in their examinations and a high mark in mathematics are also eligible for entry into year 1 of DT066 - Engineering (General Entry) Level 8

Students who pass DT097 have a choice of entering 2nd year of the following Level 7 Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BEngTech) degrees in DIT:

DT002 - Engineering Systems Maintenance
DT003 - Automation Engineering
DT004 - Civil Engineering
DT005 - Building Services Engineering
DT006 - Mechanical Engineering
DT008 - Electronic and Communications Engineering
DT009 - Electrical and Control Engineering
DT010 - Electrical Services Engineering

Students who pass DT097 with a high average mark and a high mark in mathematics may enter year 1 of DT066 – Engineering (General Entry) Level 8 and may then progress to year 2 of;

DT021 - Electrical/Electronic Engineering
DT022 - Mechanical Engineering
DT023 - Manufacturing & Design Engineering
DT024 - Structural Engineering
DT026 - Building Services (HVACR) Engineering
DT027 - Civil Engineering
DT081 - Computer and Communication Engineering

Further Research

Qualifax
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Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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