Engineering (Common Entry)

University of Limerick
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Limerick
English

About this program

Engineering (Common Entry)

Engineers are concerned with developing economical and safe solutions to practical problems, by applying mathematics and scientific knowledge while considering technical constraints. LM116 Engineering common entry is designed to provide you with a gateway to your preferred engineering discipline. You will complete a broad first year which will introduce you to various topics in engineering. Having gained a better understanding of each subject area, you then choose your preferred pathway to specialise for the remainingyears of your degree programme. At UL, you get to try before you decide.

Admission requirements

Minimum grades

Applicants are required to hold at the time of enrolment the established Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent) with a minimum of six subjects which must include: Two H5 (Higher Level) grades and Four O6 (Ordinary Level) grades or four H7 (Higher Level) grades. Subjects must include Mathematics, Irish or another language, and English.

Subject requirements

In addition, applicants must hold a minimum grade H4 in Mathematics and grade O6/H7 in one of the following:

Physics, Chemistry, Physics with Chemistry, Engineering, Technology, Design & Communication Graphics/Technical Drawing, Computer Science, Biology, Agricultural Science, Applied Maths, Construction Studies.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Students who choose this programme will experience a common first year which will ensure a broad learning experience and offer the possibility to make an informed decision at the end of Year 1. The first year is designed to ensure that you are well informed and well prepared to enter one of the possible 4 options; topics such as computing, maths, mechanics and materials are covered across Year 1.

There are a number of introductory modules such as Introduction to Engineering, where guest speakers and practising engineers will be invited in to explain potential career prospects and job requirements. In Semester 2, to help make informed decision students will have an elective option where students will choose from either Structural Engineering Design or Introduction to Design and Manufacture. These modules are designed to be project based.

A number of modules uses student-centred approaches such as problem-based learning (PBL) or Conceive, Design, Implement and Operate (CDIO)where students work collaboratively to form solutions to engineering problems.Selectingto study one of these options does not restrict your potential degree option - for example, if youselectStructural Engineering Design, you will still be able to choose mechanical or biomedical engineering.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Full Time Tution fee for 2021/2022:

  • EU Fee: 7,356€
  • Non EU Fee: 16,794€

Qualification

NFQ Level 8 major Award Honours Bachelor Degree

Career paths

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Design and Manufacture Engineering

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University of Limerick

The University of Limerick (UL) is renowned for its graduate employability, dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement. With close to 16,000 students, including 3,000 international students, UL is...


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University of Limerick
V94 T9PX Limerick
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