This course is offered in response to sustained international demand for highly skilled graduates in mechanical engineering for manufacturing and process engineering industries. On completion of the course, you will be able to:
show a thorough understanding of the principles and theoretical bases of modern manufacturing techniques, automation, and production processes
identify appropriate manufacturing systems for different production requirements and analyse their performance
apply appropriate technology, quality tools and manufacturing methodology to design, re-design and continuously improve the manufacturing operations of engineering companies
plan, research, execute and oversee experiments and research projects, critically analyse and interpret data, and effectively disseminate results
work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team, be self-motivated, able to work independently and demonstrate leadership
Students take 90 credits as follows:
In Part I, students must take 20 credits of core modules and select 40 credits of elective modules.
Part II consists of a dissertation in Mechanical Engineering to the value of 30 credits, which is completed over the summer months.
Modules in Part I are offered subject to availability. Alternative modules may be offered. The choice of modules is subject to the approval of the Programme Coordinator.
Why Choose This Course
This is the only broad-based masters degree in manufacturing and automation in Ireland.