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Code
EADDS
Delivery
Online
Level
7
Campus
Online
Duration
12 weeks
Credits
10 ECTS
Next Intake
Rolling intake
Application Status
Open
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Discover unparalleled flexibility with our Intro to Additive Manufacturing Minor Awards, designed for professionals in various fields. Unlock the power of additive manufacturing, learn at your own pace with our busy schedule-friendly program, and engage with world-class faculty & network with industry peers. Elevate your career today!

1. Flexible Learning Paths for Professionals 

Our Introduction to Additive Manufacturing Minor Award program offers unmatched flexibility to suit the diverse needs of industry professionals, managers, and engineers from various specialities. Whether you're looking to enhance your knowledge in validation, production, quality, or other areas, our four minor awards can be taken separately or combined to create a tailored learning experience that complements your professional journey.

2. Unlock the Power of Additive Manufacturing

Stay ahead of the curve and gain a competitive edge in your field with our cutting-edge curriculum. Our program empowers you to understand the far-reaching impact of Additive Manufacturing across industries. By enrolling in our minor awards, you'll be equipped with the latest knowledge and skills to revolutionize your approach to design, production, and problem-solving.

3. Designed for Your Busy Schedule

We understand the demands of balancing a busy career and personal life. That's why our Additive Manufacturing Minor Award program is specifically designed to accommodate tight schedules. Complete different minor awards in consecutive years at your own pace, and enjoy a seamless learning experience that fits into your unique timeline.

4. Expert Faculty and Networking Opportunities

Our Introduction to Additive Manufacturing Minor Award program boasts a team of world-class faculty who are experts in their respective fields. Not only will you learn from the best, but you'll also have the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals from various industries. Expand your professional connections and open doors to new possibilities as you advance your career with this highly sought-after qualification.

1.  The evolution of 3D printing: from rapid prototyping to additive manufacturing (AM) as a production solution
2.  Benefits and limitations of AM technologies: integration in regulated industry standards (Healthcare, Automotive, Aerospace, Construction)
3.  Analysis of AM Platforms, Polymers, Metals, Composites, and Post-Processing Techniques
4.  Design principles for AM: topology optimization, generative design, and their influence on product development
5.  Impact of AM on traditional supply chains: AM ecosystem, environmental and sustainable opportunities,
6.  Industry adoption trends of AM: best practices and applications across various sector

Candidates for the full BSc in Additive Manufacturing will meet the entry requirements below. Candidates for this shorter Introduction to Additive Manufacturing cert will typically have a major award at level 6 and a professional experience/interest in the area.

Applicantions may be also considered from applicants with a major award at level 5 and a professional experience/interest in the area.

Entry Requirements for the BSc in Additive Manufacturing

A Level 6 Higher Certificate in an engineering or relevant technical discipline (or equivalent).

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • o Electrical/ Electronic Engineering
  • o Automation Engineering

or

An Advanced Certificate - Craft in an Electrical or Mechanical discipline.

or

 A mature student (over 23 years old) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a relevant technical/engineering role and has completed relevant technical training or other formal training*
*For this student, without a relevant Level 6 qualification, they will be required to apply to the programme via the process of recognition of prior learning (RPL). It is through this process that each candidate is assessed on a case by case basis by the programme team in line with institute policy.
Eligible applicants must at least meet the minimum English language requirements for the Institute as detailed in the Quality Manual.

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David Alarco
- David Alarco
AMASE Project Manager
Tel: +353 858 819 231 [email protected]

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