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Engineering (General Entry) / Innealtóireacht (Iontráil Ghinearálta)

Course Title: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Engineering (General Entry)

Allowing for Specialisation in: Building, Civil, Computer/Communications, Mechanical, Structural, Electrical/Electronic & Manufacturing/Design Engineering

2023 CAO Points: 454

Leaving Certificate Requirements

Minimum Number of

Subjects

Higher

6

2H5's

Minimum Grade in

Maths

English OR Irish

H4

O6/H7

Other Grade Requirements

# Or a Grade H4 in Applied Mathematics if combined with a minimum grade of H6 in Mathematics.  
QQI/FET Requirements

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Level 5:

1 OF THE FOLLOWING AWARDS:    

  • CCONT / 5M5010 Construction Technology
  • CCTXX Control Technology
  • CELTX Electronic Technology
  • CENGT / 5M2061 Engineering Technology
  • CITXX Information Technology
  • 5M0536 / 5M17814 Computer Systems & Networks
  • CMTXX / 5M2145 Motor Technology

DISTINCTION(S) REQUIRED:
5 DISTINCTIONS

AND

MERIT in 5N0556 STEM Maths

OR

LC Maths at H4

Level 6: Full level 6 award in a relevant discipline

In addition to the QQI minimum entry requirements, QQI quotas and QQI points apply. The max QQI points awarded is 390. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature Applicants

Applications from mature students (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Maths Competency Test

TU Dublin run Mathematics Competency Tests (MCT) for applicants to TU805 to offer candidates an alternative route to achieve the H4 Maths minimum entry requirement.

Course Description

TU805 is the common first year entry point for the majority of four year Level 8 Engineering Degrees in TU Dublin. Students specialise in second and subsequent years and may choose:

TU805 Students learn fundamental principles (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry), Engineering Applications (Mechanics and Electrotechnology) and Applied Skills (Technical Graphics, Computing and Professional Development). Throughout the year the theoretical subjects are supported by laboratories and a comprehensive course of design projects including a robot building project, a bridge building project and an energy efficiency project. 

Professional Accreditation

TU Dublin Engineering Degrees are accredited by Engineers Ireland and our qualifications are recognised worldwide.

IT Requirements

Windows based laptop is recommended.

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TU805 is a stepping stone to an exciting and rewarding career as a professional engineer. TU Dublin Engineering Degrees are accredited by Engineers Ireland and our qualifications are recognised worldwide.

Sample Timetable TU805

On successful completion of TU805 you are guaranteed a place in second year of a level 8 engineering programme. In principle we reserve the right to limit the number of places in any given discipline but in practice we try to keep enough places available to ensure that every successful candidate gets their first choice.

TU Code

TU805

Level

Level 8

Award

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Duration

1 year

Number of Places

160

Location

City Centre: Bolton Street, City Centre: Grangegorman

Virtual Tour

Bolton Street

Grangegorman

Fees

EU Fees

Non-EU Fees