Process Plant Technology BEng (Honours)

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Type of Course:

    Honours Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    BEng (Honours)

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    see Apply Tab

Course Summary

This course aims to produce graduates who can make a significant contribution to the design, operation, maintenance and management of process plant. The course concentrates on the mechanical aspects of process engineering design and selection, plant construction, condition monitoring, productive maintenance, plant safety, automation and control systems, project management and investment appraisal. This honours degree programme will help participants to develop the skills and knowledge to implement change and to undertake key operational management roles.

Admission Requirements:

Merit or better in a relevant degree course (Level 7) or equivalent. Are you eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? Visit


Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

All part-time programmes at MTU Cork 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 2021-2022 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students. Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.


Part-time Course Delivery

Location: MTU Cork Bishopstown Campus
Three evenings per week, 7pm – 10pm and one Saturday per month, 10am – 5pm
The course can be completed in two academic years.



Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Process Plant Technology (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications).


Modules Annual Fee per Module
Project €1350

Quality Engineering
Engineering Project Management
Process Automation & Control
Mathematics and Statistics
Process Plant Services
Process Plant Equipment
Maintenance & Reliability

Electives (Choose one)



Automation Systems
Advanced Materials and Processes



MTU Cork has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments, and exams.


Detailed module description is available here


Full-Time Mode of Study

Please email the MTU Cork campus Admissions Office ( for application procedure


Part-Time Mode of Study

  • Online application will open 1st June for course commencing in 14th September.
  • 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.

Closing date for part-time mode of study
23rd September 2022


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