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Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Programme Code: CR_EMENG_9
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:3
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:90
programmeReviewDate:September 2022

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A wide and systematic knowledge of scientific principles and the design process in Mechanical Engineering; an understanding of the key parameters and the technical, economic, environmental and social issues pertaining to Mechanical Engineering.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A critical awareness of current issues in Mechanical Engineering, a knowledge of the latest mathematical, scientific and ICT techniques and their limitations in their practical application to ill defined complex problems of Mechanical Engineering
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Mastery of a range of specialised research and design tools and methods of investigation and analysis in the field of Mechanical Engineering; the ability to use engineering principles to design and develop new solutions to complex Mechanical Engineering problems
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to select appropriate advanced skills and use new methods required for novel situations and the ability to develop, to a high level, new skills in emerging techniques as required in Mechanical Engineering design and analysis; the ability to undertake analysis of a design and justify decisions throughout a particular design process
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Context the ability to act at a variety of professional levels, particularly in the initiation, development and promotion of design solutions in Mechanical Engineering; the ability to identify potential projects and opportunities, conduct appropriate research and undertake the design and development of solutions to ill-defined and complex engineering problems
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The technical competence necessary to take significant responsibility for the work of individuals and groups, lead and initiate activity in Mechanical Engineering
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to evaluate their own learning, identify knowledge gaps, and take responsibility for the pursuit of academic professional development pathways
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An awareness of the impacts of Mechanical Engineering on society and the ability to critically evaluate the technical, economic, environmental and social implications of Mechanical Engineering solutions

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MECH9001 Computational Solid Modelling
MANU9002 Lean Sigma - Advanced Stats
MECH9003 Integrated Design & Mfc
CHEP9003 Industrial Heat and Power
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
STAT8004 Stats & Experimental Design
INTR9006 Engineering Research Skills
STAT9007 Industrial Data Analysis
STAT8011 Regression Analysis
Module Code Module Title
INTR9005 Sustainability in Engineering
MGMT8017 Strategic Business Management
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MECH9002 Computational Fluid Dynamics
MANU9003 Modelling of Manu. Processes
INTR9016 Research Project Preparation
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
CHEP8004 Automatic Process Control
MECH8028 Advanced PLC Programming
Module Code Module Title
MECH9004 Control System Design
INTR9007 Eng. Project Management
MGMT9003 Managing Innovation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
INTR9004 Project Realisation

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