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Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Programme Code: CR_EMECH_7
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:September 2025
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) The ability to apply knowledge in the areas of mathematics, science, ICT, design and engineering practice relevant to the mechanical engineer.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) the ability to identify and solve problems of mathematics, science, design and engineering technology to the solution of well-defined mechanical engineering technology problems and will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate ideas, designs and calculations through a combination of oral, written and presentation skills.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) ability to use basic techniques, skills and modern computer-based engineering tools necessary to solve engineering technology problems in mechanical engineering.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) ability to apply, manipulate and develop the design of a system, component or process to meet specified needs and to contribute to the assessment of the technical performance of a mechanical system.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) to select, design manufacture or diagnose a solution to common engineering technology problems in mechanical engineering.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) awareness, responsibility and good judgement in achieving personal and/or team goals in well-defined work settings.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) initiative and identify areas of professional development to enhance his/hers competence/skills.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) a view of the wider social, political, business and economic context within which mechanical engineering operates and the need for high ethical standards in the practice of engineering, including the responsibilities of the engineering profession towards people and the environment

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MECH6029 Mechanics
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MECH6014 Mechanical Workshop Practice
MECH6008 Introductory CAD
MECH6011 Materials & Processes
MATH6014 Technological Mathematics 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MECH6040 Intro 3-D Parametric Modelling
MATH6015 Technological Mathematics 2
MECH6007 Thermofluids
MECH6017 Pneumatics
MECH6019 Welding Technology
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
COMP6014 ICT for Eng Techs
AUTO6026 Intro to Auto Engines
PHYS6025 Introduction - Process Control
ELEC6031 Electrical Principles 1

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MECH6031 Mechanics of Materials 2
MANU6012 Metrology & Quality Control
MECH6032 Electro-Pneu. & M/C maint.
MECH6022 Mechanical CAD and Design
MATH6040 Technological Mathematics 201
Module Code Module Title
AUTO6027 Intro to Auto Chassis Systems
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ELEC6032 Electrical Principles 2

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MECH6025 Material Science
MECH6030 Mechanics of Machines
MECH6021 3-D Mech Analysis & Design
MECH6033 Thermofluids 2
MECH6028 Mechanical Workshop Practice 2
STAT6010 Intro. to Probability & Stats

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MECH7016 Project Research & Design
MECH7014 Mechatronics 3 - PLC Control
MECH7010 CAE & Mechanical Design
MATH7020 Technological Mathematics 301
MECH7009 Materials/Structures Mechanics
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
INTR7011 Biomedical Electronic Systems
ELEC7007 Electrotechnology
INTR6018 Microcontroller Applications

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MECH7015 Project Realisation
MANU7003 Engineering Management
MECH7007 Manufacturing Technology
INTR7009 Thermofluids 3
MECH7030 SCADA & Robotics

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