Higher Certificate in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Awards
Higher Certificate in Eng
Programme Code: CR_EMECH_6
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:120
programmeReviewDate:February 2019
Department:MECHANICAL, BIOMEDICAL & MANUFACTURING 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 engineering technician.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, ICT, design and engineering practice to the solution of well-defined mechanical engineering technology problems.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) the 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) the ability to assist in 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) the ability to recognise and contribute to the solution of common engineering technology problems in mechanical engineering.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) the ability to work autonomously and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) the ability to identify and address his/her learning needs within a structured learning environment and an awareness of the need for continued professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) an understanding 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

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

Stage 1 / Semester 2

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

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MECH6031 Mechanics of Materials 2
MANU6012 Metrology & Quality Control
MECH6032 Electro-Pneu. & M/C maint.
MECH6022 Mechanical CAD and Design
MATH6015 Technological Mathematics 2
Elective
Module Code Module Title
AUTO6027 Intro to Auto Chassis Systems
ELEC6031 Electrical Principles 1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
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
MATH6040 Technological Mathematics 201