Engineering (Common Entry) / Innealtóireacht (Comhiontráil)

2019 CAO Points: AQA (All Qualified Applicants)

Minimum Number of

Subjects

Higher

5

 

Minimum Grade in

Maths

English OR Irish

O6/H7

O6/H7

Applications from QQI Level 5 and 6 are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

Are you unsure which engineering niche is right for you? You may need time to figure this out. This Common Entry course offers a mix of electronic, electrical, computer, robotics and mechanical. You can sample core engineering modules in first year so that you can decide which area of engineering you enjoy most before choosing the area you want to pursue in subsequent years. On successful completion of the programme, students will have the mathematical and scientific basis to successfully enter the second year of seven different Level 7 discipline-specific programmes.

How it works: You apply for TU708 Bachelor of Engineering on your CAO application. In first year, you’ll complete core modules in engineering, so you can find out which area of the subject interests you most. Modules include Digital Electronics, Engineering Science, Fundamentals of Calculus, Electrical Science, Electronic Communicationsand Professional Development for Engineers.

At the end of Year 1, you can choose to enter into Year 2 of either Computer Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering (both Level 7 programmes).

Further Study: On successful completion, you’ll be eligible for Year 4 of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Computer Engineering in Mobile Systems OR Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechatronic Engineering courses.

Semester 1

  • Algebra and Geometry
  • Professional Development for Engineers
  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Science
  • Circuit Theory
  • Workshop Practice 1

Semester 2

  • Fundamentals of Calculus
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Electrical Science
  • Introduction to Electronic Communications
  • Workshop Practice 2
  • Programming 1
TU Code

TU708

Level

Level 7

Award

Bachelor of Engineering

Duration

3 years

Number of Places

40

Location

Blanchardstown

Fees

EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

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