General Engineering

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.

PROGRAMME/COURSE STRUCTURE
IT Sligo offer a wide range of engineering courses such as Mechanical, Electronic, Mechatronic and Precision. 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 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 6 course of your choice.

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: In the second year, students choose which speciality from Mechatronic, Electronic, Mechanical or Precision to explore. In the second year students engage in more detailed application of the fundamentals in engineering in their chosen field.  Students will exit with a level 6 Cert after the second year. 

Year Three: In the third year, students undertake a project to develop and display their technical skills as well as conducting analysis that is more advanced and developing practical skills relevant to their discipline.

DepartmentCodeAward
Mech and Manufact Eng SG300 Not Designated
2018 POINTS
189*
NFQ LEVEL
6
DURATION (YRS)
3

*New Common Points Scale

The new Leaving Certificate Common Points Scale from 2017 is not directly comparable with the scale that was in existence from 1992 to 2016.

Download the Grading Scale from www.transition.ie.

Applicants should list their CAO course choices in genuine order of preference and they will be offered the course highest up on their list that they are deemed eligible for, if any.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for CAO 2018 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:

O6 in English or Irish and HO6 in Maths.

Career Opportunities

Engineering has a very diverse application in both private and public sector from the design and construction of buildings, bridges and roads to working with innovative technology within the aerospace and automotive industries as well as taking lead roles in the manufacturing and medical device sector. The possibilities are endless.

What subjects will I study?

Who do I contact?

Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510

E: admissions@itsligo.ie