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Instrument Engineering (BSc Honours) Part-time

  • Course Code

    CR_SINEN_8

  • Field of Study

    Applied Physics and Instrumentation

  • Type of Course:

    Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    BSc (Honours)

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    29th September 2017

Admission Requirements:

  1. Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics and Instrumentation with a minimum average mark of 50%.
  2. Holders of other Level 7 qualifications in a relevant Science or Engineering discipline with a minimum average mark of 50%.
  3. Applicants holding relevant Level 8 qualifications or having relevant industrial experience may be eligible for exemptions from certain modules.

Course summary

This programme of 60 credits aims to meet the requirements of industry for professionally qualified personnel in instrumentation and to satisfy the demands of students for a qualification in Instrument Engineering to the highest undergraduate level.

Further studies

Graduates are eligible to apply for a postgraduate degree at CIT, at Masters (MSc) or Doctoral (PhD) levels.

Department(s)

Physical Sciences

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2017-2018 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

An Information/Registration session will take place on Wednesday 6th September from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.

 

Course Fee: €300 per 5 credit module (incl. exam fees)

ACCS Mode

This Level 8 course is delivered over two academic years. In the academic year 2017/2018 Cycle B modules are offered. Each year consists of two semesters: the first semester runs from September to January; and the second semester runs from February to June. Modules will be offered on three evenings per week.

Awards

Single module certification within the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Instrument Engineering. The major award of the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Instrument Engineering (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) will be received by students who successfully complete the course programme.

Validating Body

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)

This degree is recognised by the Institute of Physics. Graduates of recognised degrees qualify for Associate Membership upon graduation and may apply for full Membership after appropriate work experience.

Further Studies at CIT

Graduates are eligible to apply for a postgraduate degree at Masters (MSc) or Doctoral (PhD) levels.

For the academic year 2017/2018, Cycle B modules are offered.

Cycle A Modules
Engineering Project Management
Labview for Instrumentation
Process Analytical Technologies
Instrument System Design
• Project (Research Phase or Implementation* phase as appropriate)

Cycle B Modules
Advanced Programming for Measurement
Advanced Signal Processing
Advanced  Industrial Automation
Advanced Process Control
Statistics and Quality Methods
• Project (Research Phase or Implementation* phase as appropriate)

* 10 credit module

 

 

 

Graduates typically work as Instrument Engineers or Automation Engineers within chemical, pharmaceutical, oil/gas, food, beverage and water treatment companies that use instrumentation to improve productivity, safety, reliability, quality, etc. Significant employment opportunities exist for graduates in the many companies that design, manufacture and supply instrumentation to the above industries as well as with the engineering consultancies and systems integrators who provide such industries with turn-key solutions to their manufacturing challenges.

  • Only new entrants to this programme should apply online for course commencing 11th September 2017. 
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €250 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Late applications may be considered should any places become available. 
  • If you have any queries, please contact james.barrett@cit.ie
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experiece. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl

 

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Dr Donagh O'Mahony
donagh.omahony@cit.ie
Tel: 021 433 5595