Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in General Engineering

  • NFQ Level 8
  • Points Required *
  • Course Code SG341
  • Award Honours Degree Abinitio
  • Duration 1

Course Summary

Next Intake September 2021

This course offers you the opportunity of studying engineering in a general way for a year before specialising in an area of your choice. His general engineering year gives students an exposure to all different types of engineering that are on offer and equips the students with the fundamentals of engineering.

IT Sligo offer a wide range of engineering courses such as Civil, Mechanical, Electronic and Self Driving Technologies and Robotics and Automation. This course offers you the opportunity of studying engineering in a general way for a year before specialising in an area of your choice. This general engineering year gives students an exposure to all different types of engineering that are on offer and equips the students with the fundamentals of engineering. It will help to make an informed choice of what field of engineering to enter based on their aptitude and interest. On successful completion of the first year exams, you will transfer into second year of the level 8 course of your choice or nearest choice subject to space availability.

Year One: The first year focuses on the fundamentals of engineering such as Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Introduction to Engineering and CAD and modelling among others.

Year Two to Four: In the subsequent year, students choose which speciality from Civil, Robotics and Automation, Electronic and Self Driving Technologies or Mechanical to explore. In these years students engage in more detailed application fo the fundamentals in engineering in their chosen field.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for CAO 2020 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:

H5 in Higher level Maths

Or

Special Entrance Exam in Maths 

Career Opportunities

Engineering jobs are is high demand across all sectors. Job opportunities will vary depending on the stream that is chosen after the first year.

Further Study

There are several Masters programmes available in IT Sligo depending on the stream chosen. 

Programme Fees

€3K per year