Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (Automation)

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Ordinary Bachelor Degree

  • Field of Study

    Building and civil engineering,Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction,Mechanics and metal work

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

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Automation Engineering at IT Tallaght

The B.Eng in Automation Engineering programme was launched in response to a growing demand from industry for graduates with skills in the areas of Mechanical, Automation, Control and Robotics due to the drive to automate more and more technologies and industries. 


The programme is closely aligned with the Engineers Ireland accredited B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering degree with specialisation in Automation projects with industry or laboratory based at the Institute Robotics, Control & Automation facilities.


The programme was launched in response to a growing demand from industry for technicians and engineers with a greater emphasis on automation, control, programming and integration with computer technology. Automation engineers with strong core mechanical engineering foundations are highly valued within the pharmaceutical, medical devices, food, mechanical and manufacturing sector as automation specialists.

Entry Requirements

Entry to year 4 requires a Level 7 in Mechanical Engineering with a GPA of 2.5 and a B average in Maths from year 3 of this Level 7.

Entry to year 1 through the CAO is as follows:

Leaving Certificate Examination with:

·         Minimum of Grade O4/H7 in Mathematics,

·         Minimum of five other subjects at Grade O6/H7

·         One of the above subjects must be English O6/H7

How To Apply

Entry to year 1 through the CAO 

Further Information

Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering: Diarmuid Rush - 404 2503
Department Extensions: 404 2500 / 2702 / 2515 - Fax:4042504


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