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Preliminary Engineering

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Preliminary Engineering

FETAC Award (Level 5 – 5M2061)

 

This course has been designed to meet the needs of a variety of students wishing to study Engineering, specifically those who did not satisfy the entry requirements for direct entry to a degree course, and adult returnees to education.

 

Students who pass all modules including course practical work (the pass mark in each subject is 50%) will be eligible to enter the following Level 7 degree courses in Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT):

 

DT002 - Engineering Systems Maintenance

DT003 - Automation Engineering

DT004 - Civil Engineering

DT005 - Building Services Engineering

DT006 - Mechanical Engineering

DT008 - Electronics & Communications Engineering

DT009 - Electrical & Control Systems

DT010 - Electrical Services Engineering

DT011- Aviation Technology

 

In addition, students will also be prepared for a Maths Exam set annually by DIT. Students can gain entry to the following Level 8 degree courses in DIT with a pass in this exam and five distinctions along with their FETAC award:

 

DT025 - Engineering (common entry)

DT028 - Transport Technology

DT021 - Electronic Engineering

DT081 - Computer Engineering

 

Course Content

Mathematics, Physics, Mechanics, Materials Science, Engineering Workshop Processes, Computer Aided Draughting (2D), Work Experience, Communications.

 

CERTIFICATION

FETAC Level 5

DURATION

1 Year

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Certificate (minimum Mathematics Grade of D3 in Ordinary Level) and interview. Mature students welcome.

 

COLLEGE LINKS & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who meet the entry criteria explained will gain entry to the named courses by way of a Round Zero offer from the CAO.

Course Charges

Year 1: €595*

* includes €200 Govt. charge

 
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