Engineering Technology QQI Award (Level 5 – 5M2061)
This course has been designed to meet the needs of a variety of students wishing to study Engineering, specifically those who did not satisfy the entry requirements for direct entry to a degree course, and adult returnees to education. Students can apply with the grades achieved in this course for entry into the following Level 7 Engineering degree courses in TU Dublin’s City Centre Campus:
TU709 – Engineering (General Entry)
TU701 – Automation Engineering
TU704 – Civil Engineering
TU703 – Building Engineering
TU717 – Mechanical Engineering
TU714 – Electronics and Communications Engineering
TU705 – Electrical and Control Systems
TU706 – Electrical Services Engineering
TU721 – Aviation Technology
In addition, students can gain entry to the General Entry Level 8 Engineering degree course in TU Dublin (TU805) with a Merit grade in our Maths for STEM module and 5 further distinctions in our other modules. Other Level 8 courses in TU Dublin’s City Centre Campus accessible from Prelim Engineering include:
TU811 – Product Design
TU814 – Transport Operations and Technology
TU873 – Industrial Mathematics
TU874 – Mathematical Sciences
Maths for STEM, Physics, Mechanics, Chemistry, Engineering Workshop Processes, Computer Aided Draughting (2D), Work Experience, Communications.
QQI Level 5
Preliminary Engineering requires five passes in Leaving Certificate (one of which should be a minimum of C3 / O4 in Ordinary Level Mathematics). Leaving Certificate Applied is not suitable for this course.
Mature students (over 21) who do not meet the minimum academic requirements but who can demonstrate the ability to successfully participate on the course will be considered.
College Links & Career Opportunities
Students who meet the entry criteria explained may gain entry to the named courses by way of a Round Zero offer from the CAO. Students can use this major award (5M2061) to apply to colleges through the CAO. See the list of colleges accepting this award as an entry requirement here.
Year 1: €695*
* includes €200 Govt. charge