BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering

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BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering

Limerick Institute of Technology
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    1st year fees
  • 347
  • Campus
  • Bachelor
  • 4 years


This honours degree programme has been designed to provide students with a broad understanding of Mechanical Engineering. Mechanical Engineers are involved with almost every aspect of our daily lives, innovating and designing machines from computers to power generators to medical equipment. A Mechanical Engineering qualification offers graduates a huge variety of career paths across a wide range of industries. 

This programme focuses on the practical aspects of Mechanical Engineering, such as Computer Aided Design, Engineering Processes and Maintenance, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Plant Engineering, Instruments and Control, etc. Mechanical Engineers apply sophisticated computer based tools and equipment such as Computer Aided Design (CAD), robotics and computer controlled manufacturing systems to aid the quality and speed of machinery production. This programme is taught with a practical, hands-on approach, giving students the skills needed for the employment market.

We welcome applications from holders of apprenticeships in the mechanical trades, and from persons with manufacturing backgrounds, that wish to upgrade their skills and qualifications. 

Admission Requirements

A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.

Candidates applying as mature applicants may be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove their suitability for a place on this programme.

Courses Units

You need to complete 347 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

Candidates who hold a Senior Trade Certificate and/or National Craft Certificate or holders of a National/Higher Certificate (Level 6) in Engineering or Technology may be considered for admission to Year 2 of this programme subject to a satisfactory interview.

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