Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

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Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering 4 year full time course in Waterford Institute of Technology

What is Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering?

This is a broad area focusing on the design and development of products and processes.  Mechanical engineering has a strong product and equipment design element, while manufacturing engineering analyses the processes and systems required to produce goods.

What is the BEng (Hons) in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering course?

This is a four year honours degree, which prepares students for employment in a very broad range of engineering situations.

Industrial Placement

Industrial placement takes place in semester 6, which can be up to six months duration (March – September). These placements have been very successful at providing for the students a perspective on the broad variety of material that they have covered in the course.

Students have been previously placed in Bausch & Lomb (Waterford), Honeywell (Waterford), Intel (Leixlip), Janssen Pharmaceutical (Cork), Lipton’s (Cork), Servier (Wicklow), Schering-Plough (Wicklow), and Stryker (Cork).

Field Trips

Industrial visits are an integral part of the course, providing the students with examples of authentic applications of course material. Other events, such as visiting lecturers or Engineering Society trips, occur on a regular basis.

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  • Address Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford
  • Phone 051 302000
  • Category Engineering, Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, Welding
  • Location Co. Waterford

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