Applicants for a Master’s programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject, or equivalent prior learning* that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement.
*Completion of 240 ECTS/four years of a relevant five year undergraduate programme consisting of 300 ECTS from an European University or equivalent institution.
Applicants who do not meet the requirements above may be considered under the University of Limerick policy that allows for the recognition of Prior Learning, both formal and informal/experiential learning; non-accredited personal and professional education; work based training and employment experience.
Months of entry
The M.Eng in Mechatronics is a one year, full-time programme and the mode of operation is based on the modular system. It consist of a taught component extending over two semesters, with a Mechatronics project taken over a third semester. The project presents a piece of significant original work with high analytical content. The programme comprises core and optional modules which allow one of two pathways to be taken through the programme. One pathway has an emphasis on mechanical design, the other pathway concentrates on software and control.
- To provide a competence in automated hardware and software systems and the ability to apply them to specific cases in a manufacturing setting.
- To provide a knowledge of trends and current approaches in manufacturing such e.g. Industry 4.0 and how these provide a competitive advantage in a global manufacturing context.
- To provide an insight to how automated manufacturing systems function in a global economy and to develop some management skills in this area.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Alan Ryan