Advanced Mechatronics Part 1 (5 ECTs)
CR_EAMEC_8 - Y1
Field of Study
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
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Candidates must have successfully completed the CIT Level 7 Mechatronics Module or equivalent, and some relevant work experience working in in the area of Mechatronics.
Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng
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.
An Information session will take place on Wednesday 4th September 2019 from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.
Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 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.
For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students
Course Fee: €980* (Includes course notes and exam fees)
Note: Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.
* Discounts available for groups of two or more.
One evening per week for 12 weeks in Semester 1
5 ECTS credits at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications, awarded by Cork Institute of Technology.
- Principles of the five IEC languages, Ladder, Instruction List, Sequential Function Chart, Function Block & Structured Text.
- Principles surrounding BUS systems, including CAN, Profibus,
ProfiNet, Ethernet, describing addressing, PLC settings, Tag names etc.
- Principles of Analogue sensors, showing resolution, scaling, wiring, types of input 0-10V 4-20MA etc.
- Principles of safety systems up to category 4 machine safety, Safety Relays, Safety PLC’s, interlocking devices.
- Principles of Servo Drive systems, Homing methods, signaling methods i.e. Digital or Bus signalling. Speeds, acceleration etc.
Online application will open shortly for course commencing in September 2019.
Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis. Once the course is full, online applications will closed for the course.
Late applications may be considered should any places become available.
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.
Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.
- Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.