MCAST Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing)

MCAST Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing)
Course Code ME6-02-15
MQF Level Level 6
Duration 4 years full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
Entry Requirements MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering


MCAST Diploma for Polymer Process Technicians


2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level passes

Compulsory A-Levels: Physics and Mathematics (Pure or Applied)


Other Entry Requirements
Course Description This Mechanical Engineering degree provides you with a solid understanding of relevant

engineering fundamentals and prepares you for a broad range of career options in the

manufacturing field.

The programme is structured around studies which will develop in students a firm

understanding of principles and disciplines which are needed in the modelling,

measuring, analysis and design of mechanical and thermal components and systems.

On completing the course, graduates are expected to demonstrate that they have

assimilated the professional skills necessary for formulating and executing design projects,

for teamwork, and for effective communication.

Study/Course Delivery
Assessment The course will be assessment based.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Take decisions based on pertinent information related to the manufacturing processes

2. Manage the operational function of a manufacturing organisation

3. Source, validate and apply information to find solutions to engineering related issues

4. Design products, the manufacturing systemsand facilities required for the production of products.

Core Study Units
  • Analytical Methods for Engineers
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Science & Mechanical Principles
  • Engineering Materials
  • Applications of Pneumatics & Hydraulics
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Thermofluids
  • Component Manufacture
  • Workshop Practice
  • English
  • Critical Thinking
  • Energy Management
  • Advanced Manufacturing Jig&Tool Design
  • Quality Lean Manufacturing
  • Simulation of Advanced Management Systems
  • Industrial Robot Technology
  • Advanced Machine Tools
  • Advanced Mathematics for Engineers
  • Metrology
  • CAD & Manufacturing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Workshop Practice 2
  • Engineering Project Design and Implementation related to internship
Specialist Units
Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
Career Opportunities
  • Manufacturing process designer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Quality control manager
  • Research technologist
  • Production planner