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Course Details

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (allowing later specialisation in Computer Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering)

Course code: BN108 Entry Route into programme:
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Mature grounds
  • Special circumstances
  • QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) graduates


Duration: 4 years
NFQ level: 8
Method of application: CAO
2019 Points: 270
Schedule: Full time
Award title: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Credits for Full Award: 60 only
Awarding Body:                         Technological University Dublin Transfer and Progression:
This programme allows progression to Year 2 of BN121 or Year 2 of BN117

Minimum Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate applicants will require a H5 in any two higher level subjects and a 06/H7 in four other subjects, these subjects must include Maths and English or Irish.

Mature students may be admitted without meeting these formal minimum requirements.

Minimum entry requirements for QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) graduates, see


Course Content

Year 1
Semester 1
  • Algebra & Geometry
  • Professional Development for Engineers
  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Science
  • Circuit Theory
  • Workshop Practice 1
Semester 2
  • Fundamentals of Calculus
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Programming 1
  • Electrical Science
  • Introduction to Electronic Communications
  • Workshop Practice 2

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What our students say...

"I chose Mechatronic Engineering because I always questioned how things worked as a child and wanted to understand all things related to technology. The college has great facilities for students undertaking engineering courses such as designated engineering workshops and labs. If you are a hands-on focused hardworking individual, this course will suit you."

Graham Knowles,
Mechatronic Engineering

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