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Pre-University Mechatronics (Electronics)

Course Code(s):  CELTX CI061EL
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code CELTX CI061EL
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to give students a firm foundation in the skills required in the electronics and engineering sectors. While the course covers many of the theoretical aspects of electronics, students also gain hands-on experience in the use of the latest technologies particularly those involving the use of electronics and digital electronics. In electronic work, engineers provide a wide variety of products used in the modern world. These include personal computers, digital televisions, heating control systems, games consoles and mobile phones.

What will you Study?

Mechatronics is the combination of mechanical, electronic, robotic and software engineering systems that are used in modern manufacturing industries. Mechatronics is how high-tech manufacturing is done today and is becoming one of the fastest growing career areas. Mechatronics engineers design, build and operate intelligent machines such as the robots and flexible manufacturing systems of today and for tomorrow. If you enjoy building things, figuring out how things work and how they can work better and want to be able to use your qualifications to build and invent then this is the right path for you. This is facilitated with modern well-equipped labs, online materials, lectures and assessment as well as on-site support from enthusiastic staff, willing to spend time helping students. At the outset, there is a strong emphasis on practical engineering subjects . The course also covers many of the theoretical aspects of Mechatronics but students also gain hands-on experience in the use of the latest technologies in this area.
Work Experience 5N1356

Safety & Health at Work 5N1794

Engineering Workshop Processes 5N1608

Mathematics 5N1833

Communications 5N0690

Physics 5N1460

Electronics 5N1606

Control Systems 5N1437

Computer 3D Modelling & Animation 5N1603
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