Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Ordinary Bachelor Degree

  • Field of Study

    Combined,Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction,Mechanics and metal work

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time,Part Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

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Mechanical Engineering at IT Tallaght

Mechanical Engineering is one of the most traditional and broadest engineering disciplines. Graduates are in high demand for their ability to design machines and think innovatively.  Mechanical engineers are typically creative and have an ability to think logically and manage a project  in a systematic manner. They are highly analytical and respected for their novel ideas  and problem solving skills.

Mechanical engineers are involved in almost every aspect of your day to day life. Their innovation  and design has brought us powerful cars,  efficient  household appliances and entertainment systems. They combine principles  of mechanics, materials and energy to design faster automotive, aeronautical and robotic systems. They are responsible for the development of robot machines, wind turbines, advances in nanotechnology and biotechnology.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Grade O6/H7 or better in 5 ordinary level papers in the Leaving Certificate including English or Irish and Maths. Pass in Foundation Level Mathematics O4/H7

Summary -  5O6/H7 - Maths (O4/H7)

2018 CAO points : 195 (round1) 

QQI/FET (formally FETAC) Entry Requirements 

Essential Major Awards-  Any

Essential Components Awards- C20174, C20175, C20139, 5N1833, 6N3395, 5N16654, 5N2066, 5N18396, B20029, 6N3395, 5N16654 at Merit Level (or O4/H7 in LCE Maths)

Career Opportunities

Mechanical Engineering at IT Tallaght

The opportunities for Mechanical Engineers are endless. Past  graduates have gone  to work as creators and designers of new  technologies. Some are involved in research

of fuel and energy, materials, heating and cooling processes, storage and pumping of liquids and gases. Other  graduates of Mechanical Engineering work as process engineers or project  engineers in the food, pharmaceutical, medical  device,  semi- conductor and energy sectors. Often  they rise to  work at senior  management level within a few years  of graduating.

How To Apply

Further Information

School Of Engineering
TU Dublin, Tallaght Campus
Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland.
Tel: +353 1 404 2000 - Fax: +353 1 404 2700
Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering: Diarmuid Rush - (01)4042503

School Administration Office
Phone :(01)404 2500 / 2702 / 2515
Fax: (01)4042504

Location: Top Floor (Yellow stairs)

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