Course Description

Bachelor of EngineeringBachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical & Polymer Engineering

The honours degree in mechanical and polymer engineering is offered in response to the demand for highly skilled graduates with training in mechanical engineering fundamentals, with an emphasis on specific technologies and methodologies associated with polymer engineering. Polymer engineering is a core skillset that many employers in the medical device/healthcare sector look for in graduates. The polymer/medical devices sector in Ireland is thriving and is recognised as one of the fastest developing in the world. In excess of 250 companies are currently developing and manufacturing a diverse range of medical devices and diagnostic products. The sector employs a highly skilled workforce over 45% of employees in the medical device sector are qualified to graduate or postgraduate level.

CollegeAthlone Institute of Technology
Course LocationAthlone, Westmeath
Course CategoryMechanical Engineering, Construction & the Built Environment
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Course Duration4 years
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsGrade H5 at higher level in two subjects, plus Grade 06 at ordinary level in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate examination. Two of these subjects must be Mathematics and a language (English or Irish).
Carear PathThis new degree programme is designed to equip graduates with skill sets that are relevant and essential to emerging industrial technologies. Graduates can expect to find employment as Mechanical Engineers, Manufacturing/ Process Engineers, Project Development Engineers, Quality Assurance Managers.
Phone(0)90 646 8000
Course CodeAL820
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Athlone Institute of Technology
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