ATU - Galway Campuses
Automation & Digital Manufacturing - Galway
Students will take 40 credits of taught modules which will have assessments contributing to their 50 credits work-based research project.
Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for automation engineers working in industry wishing to upskill to a Level 9 while working. The research project can be fully embedded in the student's day-to-day job to optimise their workload.
Data Driven Decision Making
Research Project in Automation and Digital Manufacturing
Candidates must hold Level 8 Bachelor (Hons) degree or Higher Diploma in Automation & Digital Manufacturing or a B.Eng. (Hons) in Mechatronics or cognate discipline with a minimum grade classification of H2.2 or equivalent. As the research is industry based, applicants must either have the support of their employer to conduct research or have an agreement with a company to use their facilities for the purpose of their research.
2 years part-time, online.
In semesters 1 and 2, students attend 4 hours of online synchronous workshops per week and engage in 6 hours of asynchronous material per week. The Research Project is fully integrated in the taught modules in semesters 1 and 2 and continues as a stand-alone module in semesters 3 and 4 under the guidance of an individual supervisor.
No attendance required.
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)