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Code
EMANF
Delivery
Flexible
Level
6
Campus
Cork Road
Duration
3 years
Credits
120 ECTS
Next Intake
September 2021
Application Status
Opening June
Applications Closing
20 Aug 21
Fees
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What is the HC in Manufacturing Engineering Course?

The HC in Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering aims to provide graduates with an appropriate knowledge of manufacturing principles and procedures required at technician level and to enable graduates to make an enhanced contribution to the manufacturing process in their respective industries and businesses.  Furthermore, graduates should have the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them perform a vast array of duties and assume responsibility for their roles in the diverse range of manufacturing industries located in Ireland.

Qualification

Higher Certificate in Engineering in Manufacturing Technology (120 credits, Level 6)

Cost

€220 per 5 credit module, Year 1 €1,320, Year 2 €1,320, Year 3 €2,640

Cost if eligible for bursary scheme

€165 per 5 credit module, Year 1 €990, Year 2 €990, Year 3 €1,980

Assessment

Course assessment is comprised of a combination of examinations and ongoing continuous assessment work.  Exams are scheduled to take place at the end of each semester.

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Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Engineering Professionalism & TechnologyInstrumentation
Electrical Plant TechnologyMechanical Science
Fundamental Engineering MathsProject Management
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Engineering Drawing / CADMaintenance Organisation
Machine SystemsElectrical & Control Technology
Introductory CalculusCalculus
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Manufacturing Systems & StandardsEngineering Drawing Design
Manufacturing TechnologyPower Systems
Lean ManufacturingIndustry Based Project

Manufacturing Technology Entry Requirements

Grade D (or higher) in Mathematics, English and three other subjects in the Leaving

Certificate Examination (or approved equivalent).  Candidates may be interviewed prior to

being accepted on the course.  Qualified personnel in the following trades: Fitting, Turning,

Motor, Electrical, Tool Making, Post-Apprenticeship experience may be considered for exemption from year 1 subjects, subject to WIT’s RPL policy.

On successful completion of the certificate students may progress onto a BEng in Manufacturing Engineering and then onto further qualifications.

Graduates from this course may find employment in fields such as: Plant Operation & Maintenance, Manufacturing Engineering Technician, Technical Sales Person.

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Course Leader
Ned Cullinan
Mr. Ned Cullinan
MSc (Research), BSc (Hons), BEng - Lecturer
Tel: 51302075 [email protected]

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