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BEng in Agricultural Engineering (Add-on)

Course Code: A7284




1 Year


Mechanical & Automobile Engineering

CAO Points

Course Type

Undergrad Add Ons



This programme provides students with the understanding and knowledge that is involved in design, manufacture, hydraulics, tractor engineering and electrical technology widely used in the machinery industry. The programme focuses on the practical aspects of Agricultural Engineering such as modern electrical diagnostics techniques, the workings and repair of modern engines and transmissions. This is backed by subjects in machine design, material selection and hydraulics giving graduates the skills and technical ability to cope effectively with the rapidly changing technologies that are a feature of the farm machinery industry. This programme is taught with a practical and hands-on approach, giving students the required education and training needed for a career in the farm machinery industry.

This programme is run in conjunction with the Salesian Agricultural College, Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick. The delivery of the programme is split evenly between the two campuses. 

What are the entry requirements?

  1. A pass in the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Agricultural Mechanisation
  2. An equivalent qualification to the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Agricultural Mechanisation with appropriate pre-requisite subjects.

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Are there opportunities for further study?

Successful graduates may continue on to suitable Level 8 Bachelor of Engineering/Science honours degree programmes in LIT such as Mechanical Engineering. 

What are the career prospects?

Potential employment opportunities for graduates include: Technical/Engineering Drafting, Field Technician, Service and Diagnostic Technicians, Agricultural Engineering Manufacturing, Agricultural Engineering System Maintenance and Management, Agricultural Engineering Sales, Service etc. 

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Who is the programme suited to?

This programme is largely directed at students with an interest in Agricultural Engineering who want to build on previous knowledge and advance their skills and knowledge in the farm machinery industry.