|Course Fee||3,400 per year, OR 600 per 5 credit module, 1,200 per 10 credit module|
|Subjects Taught||Year 1
Control Systems Analysis and Design (10)
Power Electronics and Drives (10)
|Enrolment and Start Dates Comment||2 Year course enrolment in September|
|Financial Support||This course has been approved by ULearning Skillnet for a fees subsidy of up to 25% for students whose company is a member of the ULearning Skillnet network.
There are also a limited number of free places available for unemployed students who meet the required criteria by ULearning Skillnet.
Please note there are only a limited number of subsidies available for both employed and unemployed students.
|Course Content||Mechatronics is a combination of mechanical, electronic and software engineering. The purpose of this field is the study of automation from an engineering perspective and serves the purposes of controlling advanced hybrid systems. Graduates with a good grounding and understanding in this field can look to a bright and challenging career.
In an era where it is necessary for manufacturing industry to be located in less expensive environments, the advanced technical communication techniques and skilled workforce created with this Level 8 programme would allow such manufacturing industry to be controlled in Ireland, keeping the high skilled jobs in Ireland despite the migration of unskilled jobs to other countries.
|Entry Requirements||Level 7 on the NFQ (formerly National Diploma) qualification in relevant discipline or equivalent.|
|Further Enquiries||ULearning Skillnet:
Phone: 086 0214825
|Location of Course||IT Sligo|