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Precision Engineering and Design (Online), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Precision Engineering and Design (Online) from Institute of Technology Sligo has been designed to meet 21st century manufacturing requirements and to ensure that graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills now needed in modern manufacturing companies.
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This Precision Engineering and Design (Online) from Institute of Technology Sligo will focus on: Precision Design – product, mould, tool and machine design, Computer Aided Manufacture – CNC (Computer Numerical Control) programming & machining, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies – automation, polymer processing, materials, Metrology – Precision measurement and CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine), Manufacturing Requirements – validation, quality management, lean manufacturing and project management.


Graduates will be employed in design, manufacturing, project management, CNC programming, metrology, validation and procurement roles in high-performance, advanced manufacturing and precision engineering companies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Aided Manufacture 
  • Machine Tool and Product Design
  • Mechanics and Mathematics 
  • Metrology and Materials Testing
  • Automation and Integrated Manufacturing 
  • Mould Design and Polymer Processing
  • Robotics and Integrated Manufacturing 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Holders of Level 6 Higher Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Qualified craftpersons (in toolmaking, fitting and related skills) who have successfully completed the Certificate in Mechanical Analysis & Automation (Special Purpose Award).
  • Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant industrial experience who have successfully completed the RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) process by IT Sligo and have been deemed to have satisfied the Level 6 learning outcomes for mechanical or precision engineering.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3400 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3400 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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