2 Year course, enrolment in September.
3,400 per year, OR 600 per 5 credit module, 1,200 per 10 credit module
Level 6 on the NFQ (Higher Certificate formerly National Certificate) qualification in relevant discipline or equivalent. Holders of National Craft Certificate or Advanced Craft Certificate in an appropriate discipline and with adequate relevant industrial experience may also qualify for entry to the course. For those who do not have the required equivalent qualifications a qualifier programme is available.
Mechatronics is a combination of mechanical, electronic and software engineering. The purpose of this field is the study of automation from an engineering perspective and serves the purposes of controlling advanced hybrid systems.
About this Programme
Graduates with a good grounding and understanding in this field can look to a bright and challenging career. In an era where it is necessary for manufacturing industry to be located in less expensive environments, the advanced technical communication techniques and skilled workforce created with this Level 7 programme would allow such manufacturing industry to be controlled in Ireland, keeping the high skilled jobs in Ireland despite the migration of unskilled jobs to
Advanced Manufacturing Technology (5)
CIM & Automation Technology 2 (5)
Project Management (5)
Quality Management Systems (5)
Data Communications & Interfacing (10)
Control Systems (10)
Mathematics 3 (5)
Project 3 (10)
This course has been approved by ULearning Skillnet for a fees subsidy of up to 25% for students whose company is a member of the ULearning Skillnet network.
There are also a limited number of free places available for unemployed students who meet the required criteria by ULearning Skillnet.
Please note there are only a limited number of subsidies available for both emloyed and unemployed students.