The Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (Hons) program offered by Waterford Institute of Technology teaches students about this area that is focusing on the design and development of products and processes. Mechanical engineering has a strong product and equipment design element, while manufacturing engineering analyses the processes and systems required to produce goods.
Industrial placement takes place in semester 6, which can be up to six months duration (March - September). These placements have been very successful at providing for the students a perspective on the broad variety of material that they have covered in the course.
Students have been previously placed in Bausch & Lomb (Waterford), Honeywell (Waterford), Intel (Leixlip), Janssen Pharmaceutical (Cork), Lipton's (Cork), Servier (Wicklow), Schering-Plough (Wicklow), and Stryker (Cork).
- Fundamental Engineering Maths
- Introductory Calculus
- Electrical Science
- Manufacturing Technology
- Mechanical Systems
- Engineering Mechanics
- Engineering Drawing
- Computer Aided Draughting
- Thinking & Learning Skills
- Manufacturing Systems
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer-Aided Design
- Mathematical Methods
- Engineering Design
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesMechanical Engineering View 33 other Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Minimum entry requirements:
- 2 subjects: H5
- 4 subjects: O6/H7
- English or Irish: O6/H7
- Mathematics: O3/H7
H5 or better in a Laboratory Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics with Chemistry and Agricultural Science) or Technical (Engineering, Technology, Technical Drawing, Design & Communications Graphics) subject compensates for not making the required grade in Mathematics (O3/H7).
International10250 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10250 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Waterford
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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