Automation and Robotics (Level 7, 20 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:

    23rd September 2023. Applications will open in June 2023.

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.


Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

Automation and Robotics Programmes


Students who complete the modules listed below will be entitled to a Certificate in Automation and Robotics (Special Purpose Award – 20 ECTS Credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

Delivery is 2 nights per week from September 2023 to May 2024. This course will have a blended delivery.

Please note: Delivery of this programme is subject to sufficient number of applicants.
Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.


These modules can also be taken and certified individually.

Overall price is €3,100 (Only applicable when ALL three modules are taken in one academic year)

Individual Module costing is outlined in the below modules:


Discounts available for groups of three or more.

Please click on the below modules for detailed information.

Mechatronics (10 ECTS credits)

Scada & Automation Systems (5 ECTS credits)

Robotics (5 ECTS credits)

  • Applications will open in June 2023 for Springboard funding.

  • Applications are made online through the springboard website however, you must register first in order to apply for this course:

    You can check your eligibility for springboard funding at the following link:

    It is important to upload a copy of your academic transcripts and CV for ease of processing. Once all your documents have been uploaded and reviewed to ensure that the requirements are met, your application will be approved with an email sent to verify your place on this course.


Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Management Systems
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