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A7287 Precision Engineering - BEng
  • Programme Code:
    A7287
    Course Level:
    Level 7
    Department:
    Mechanical & Automobile Engineering
    Duration:
    1 Year add on programme or Part time for two years with two classes on two consecutive days
    Campus:
    Limerick (Moylish)
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    What is the programme about?
    This Level 7 degree in Precision Engineering has been designed with industry to respond efficiently and effectively to the needs of the Precision Engineering industry.
    The programme focuses on the key factors required in the design, manufacturing, and assessment of high value components in the materials processing sector with specific emphasis in metal cutting and related processes. This is a workshop/lab based programme with hands-on experience on state-of-the-art CNC machines, CAM software and metrology equipment. Learners will work as individuals and in groups on a variety of industrial standard engineering projects.
    This programme can be completed in one year full time. Alternatively, a work/learn model can be used over two years; students work three days per week and study in LIT two consecutive days per week.
    Programme graduates will work as precision engineers in world class manufacturing environments and will be highly skilled in areas of CNC machining, CAD/CAM, metrology and material selection methods.

    Features of the programme:
    • Programme flexibility to work and learn, one year course, but can be undertaken part-time over two
    • Develops a deep knowledge of materials, design and manufacture through the utilisation of modern technology
    • Developed in conjunction with world class companies in response to a shortage in highly skilled qualified engineers
    • High practical content in CNC Machining, Metrology, Materials and Statistical Process Control
    • Uses industrial equipment to solve real industrial problems
    • Allows for maximum learning and self-development
    • Facilitates progression to Level 8 programmes within LIT and other colleges/universities

     

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    Who is the programme suited to?
    This Level 7 add-on programme is suited to those with an engineering background and qualifications and who wish to work in precision engineering industries and to develop their career as a highly skilled and knowledgeable engineer. Graduates of these programme will work as precision/application engineers developing and implementing strategies and process improvement using CAD/CAM in world class manufacturing environments.

 

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