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Mechatronic Engineering / Innealtóireacht Mheicitreonach

Course Title: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechatronic Engineering

2023 CAO Points: 261

Leaving Certificate Requirements

Minimum Number of

Subjects

Higher

6

2 H5's

Minimum Grade in

Maths

English OR Irish

O6/H7

O6/H7

QQI/FET Requirements

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Any full Level 5 or 6 award

DISTINCTION(S) REQUIRED:
3 Distinctions

Must also include a Pass in 1 of the following:

  • Mathematics (C20139)
  • Mathematics (5N1833)
  • Mathematics for Computing (C20175)
  • Mathematics for Engineering (C20174)
  • Mathematics (6N3395)
  • Maths for Information Technology (5N18396)
  • LC Maths

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 6.0 overall (or equivalent).

Course Description

Mechatronic engineering combines mechanical engineering, electronic and computer engineering and software design to create intelligent machines, such as ‘intelligent’ robots and safer cars.

Are you curious, imaginative, active and inventive? Do you like problem-solving? The mix in this course of electronic, electrical, computer, robotics and mechanical will offer you lots of opportunities to thrive. Graduates can pursue careers in many fields, from pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and heavy industry to electronics and automation. You’ll study a wide range of subjects, from Algebra and Geometry, Engineering and Electrical Science, Mechanics and Computer-Aided Design to Instrumentation, Design Methodology, Automation and Computer Networks.

In Year 4, you’ll study advanced subjects such as Control Systems, Software Engineering and Industrial Robotics, and complete a Design Project.

You’ll spend 50% of the course time doing hands-on practical assignments, tutorials and project work in well-resourced, state-of-the-art laboratories and workshops.

Work Placement

You’ll have the opportunity to gain work experience through an industry placement at the end of Year 3, lasting 8-10 weeks.

IT Requirements

A HIGH spec is recommended (i.e. able to run Win 10, design packages such as Solid Works etc. should be able to run comfortably i.e. needs high RAM, larger SSD, Graphics acceleration, etc.). A Windows machine is required. Apple Macs are not recommended due to software package installation requirements.

Please search for the TU Dublin offer on the HEA website www.heanet.ie/store

Our graduates work in a rage of roles including:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Automation
  • Electronics
  • Food Processing
  • Manufacturing

On graduation you may continue to postgraduate study at TU Dublin or elsewhere.

TU Code

TU810

Level

Level 8

Award

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Duration

4 years

Number of Places

32

Location

Blanchardstown

Virtual Tour

Blanchardstown

Fees

EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

Progression Options

Years 1 - 4
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronic Engineering (Level 8)
On graduation, you may continue to postgraduate study at TU Dublin, or elsewhere