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Manufacturing Technology (Level 7, LIT Ordinary Degree)

What is the programme about?

The Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology (Level 7) is an add-on ordinary degree, specifically designed for those with a level 6 qualification in a cognate area. Learners may apply for registration on individual modules regardless of prior experience or qualification, in order to access advanced training and skill upgrades. Applicants should have employment in a technical role in a manufacturing, manufacturing support or operations environment.

Entry Requirement

To register on the degree programme, applicants must also meet the following minimum entry requirements:

a. National Certificate in Technology with specialisation in Manufacturing or Maintenance Technology at Pass level.
or
b. National Certificate in Engineering with specialisation in Electronics, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, Computer, Electrical or Production Engineering, or equivalent, at Pass level.
or
c. Qualifications and level performances equivalent to above. (HETAC/FETAC Level 6 Qualification).
or
d. Prior experiential learning and/or experience deemed to meet the criteria for an award at level 6 as set out in the NQAI Framework.

Learners with additional qualifications and experience may be eligible for exemptions from some of the modules.

  • Each module comprises approximately 12 Weeks of Lectures/ Labs
  • Attendance at LIT for one evening per week for 3 hours per module
  • Final written exam (daytime) and continuous assessment per module
  • Attendance at more than 70% of all practical elements is mandatory
  • Modules run subject to adequate numbers
  • Exam registration fee included in module fee

Examinations

• Final written exam (daytime) and continuous assessment per module
• Attendance at more than 70% of all practical elements is mandatory

Note:
The award of the Degree may require the successful completion of 10 modules plus a project, some of which may not be on offer as evening programmes at this time.

The core modules of the programme are as follows;
• Industrial Project
• Mathematics 1
• Manufacturing Systems
• Project Management

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