Robotics (Level 7, 5 ECTs)

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Type of Course:


  • Type of Qualification:

    Special Award

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    4th January 2022

Admission Requirements:

Candidates must have at least two years relevant industrial experience and should have obtained their Leaving Certificate or an appropriate craft/technician qualification.

Course summary

This course gives participants an understanding in Industrial Robotics programming and design, and an in-depth knowledge of Robotic Sensors.


Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

All part-time programmes at MTU 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.

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


Course fee

*Discounts available for groups of three or more.

Note: Places are limited on this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.


One evening per week for 12 weeks in Semester 2.



An industrial robot is defined as “an automatically controlled, reprogrammable, multipurpose device, for use in industrial automation applications". 


Course Content
  • Robotic cell design
  • End effectors
  • Robotics programming
  • External sensors


Awarding Body

5 ECTS credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications, awarded by MTU.

  • Online application is open for course commencing 11th January 2022.
  • 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. 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.


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