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  • LIT - LC285 Mechanical Engineering - BEng
    Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie LC285 Mechanical Engineering BEng LIT LIT Courses LC285 Mechanical Engineering BEng LC285 Mechanical Engineering BEng Home LC285 Mechanical Engineering BEng Mechanical Engineering BEng Level 7 Programme Code LC285 Course Level Level 7 Department Mechanical Automobile Engineering CAO Points 2015 230 Duration 3 Years Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about This programme provides students with a broad understanding of Mechanical Engineering technology allowing students to enter the job market as an Associate Level Engineer or to pursue further education such as the Level 8 Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Facilities Honours This programme focuses on the practical aspects of Mechanical Engineering such as Computer Aided Design Engineering Processes and Maintenance Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Plant Engineering Instruments and Control etc Mechanical Engineers apply sophisticated computer based tools and equipment such as Computer Aided Design CAD robotics and computer controlled manufacturing systems to aid the quality and speed of machinery production The programme is taught with a practical hands on approach giving students the skills needed for today s employment market Who is the programme suited to If you are curious by nature and believe that you would enjoy working with complex machinery then this programme is for you You will learn how to build repair modify design and fault find modern mechanical systems and technologies The programme has a significant amount of practical work involved and you will acquire excellent skills and knowledge Top 3 Reasons 1 Opportunity to progress your studies by ladder approach to LIT s new Bachelor of Engineering Honours in Facilities Engineering or to continue your studies with another third level institute in Ireland or abroad 2 Engineers Ireland formally the IEI will recognise your qualification from this programme for an Engineering Technician membership 3 This programme is taught with a practical hands on approach giving you the skills and experience needed for today s employment market Class Contact Hours 23 hours per week Year 1 Engineering Technology Mechanical CAD Design Mechanical Engineering Science Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Mathematics Electrical Electronic Technology Industrial Pneumatics Engineering Computing Year 2 Engineering Technology Maintenance CADCAM Design Fluids Mechanics Thermodynamics Electrical Electronic Technology 2 Mechanical Engineering Maths Programming Year 3 Plant Engineering Materials Mechanics Applied Mechanical Engineering Mathematics Instruments Control Hydraulics Final Year Project Entry Requirement Leaving Certificate A minimum of 5 Passes in Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics and English Irish Candidates who hold a Senior Trade Certificate and or National Craft Certificate with appropriate endorsements or examination attainments in a cognate area will also be considered for entry subject to a satisfactory interview Holders of a National Higher Certificate Level 6 in Engineering or Technology may be considered for admission to Year 2 or 3 of these programmes Candidates applying as mature applicants will be required

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  • LIT - LC287 Precision Engineering - Higher Certificate
    Level 6 Department Mechanical Automobile Engineering CAO Points NEW for 2016 Duration 2 Years Also available part time over a longer period ACCS Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about Precision Engineering is the manufacture of parts and assemblies of part with high tolerances to specific dimension utilising highly accurate machines This Level 6 higher certificate in Precision Engineering has been designed with industry to respond to the needs of the Precision Engineering industry for skilled knowledgeable and competent technicians and engineers At the core of this programme is the Industry need to have graduates capable of becoming highly trained and educated CNC programmers machine setters and operators in world class manufacturing industries This is a workshop lab based programme with hands on experience on state of the art CNC machines CAM software and metrology equipment Students will learn the theory maths and science aspects of engineering to support their practical work Students will work as individuals and in groups on a variety of industrial standard engineering projects This programme can be completed in two years full time First year of the programme is offered on a full time basis but second year may be taken either full time or part time by taking two years to complete one academic year while working part time Programme graduates will work as highly skilled technicians in world class manufacturing environments and will be highly skilled in areas of CNC machining CAD CAM and metrology Students will be able to progress to the Level 7 add on Precision Engineering programme within LIT or other programmes in a similar cognate area Programme Aims A person who has completed this programme will be able to Create CNC programme using manual G coding and CAM Create 3D models of components using CAD Manufacture precision components and assemblies using world class equipment Interpret engineering drawings and carry out model based inspection of components Measure components accurately and compare with drawings Drive process improvements capacity increases through new technology equipment selection and specification Work with engineers and designers to manufacture components to the highest standards Class Contact Hours 26 hours per week Useful Links Download Course Brochure Year 1 1 Engineering Technology Safety material material removal processes workshop metrology processes machine tools NC control assembly 2 Engineering Computing MS Word MS Excel MS PowerPoint MS Project report writing presentations 3 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Maths Basics Formulae Algebra Graphs Logs and exponentials geometry and trigonometry statistics calculus 4 Mechanical Engineering Science Heat Forces and moments Dynamics Friction and lubricants materials simple machines 5 CAD and Design Engineering design methods pictorial drawing orthographic projection plane geometry developments CAD 6 Introduction to CNC Programming and Operation Safety and quality standards tolerances and datums CNC machines control feedback programming lathe and mill cutter compensation Year 2 1 Engineering Technology and Maintenance Safety materials material removal processes metrology modern machining techniques forming manufacturing systems power transmission systems maintenance 2 Mechanical Engineering Maths and Programming Trigonometry differentiation

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  • LIT - LC286 Road Transport Technology & Management - BEng
    STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie LC286 Road Transport Technology Management BEng LIT LIT Courses LC286 Road Transport Technology Management BEng LC286 Road Transport Technology Management BEng Home LC286 Road Transport Technology Management BEng Road Transport Technology Management BEng Level 7 Programme Code LC286 Course Level Level 7 Department Mechanical Automobile Engineering CAO Points 2015 265 Duration 3 Years Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about This programme is a mix of technological business and management skills specifically related to the automotive transport industry Students will be exposed to concepts and ideas that will allow them to develop the necessary competencies to launch a career in the transport industry Transportation technology has been identified by government as a key issue in maintaining and enhancing the competitiveness of our economy in the decades ahead This programme allows students to gain the necessary skills to become managers in today s automotive industry Who is the programme suited to The programme will be of interest to students with an interest in the road haulage transport and logistical sectors as well as Vehicle mechanics who would like to progress their careers into management within the road haulage transport and logistical sectors This programme is suited to people interested in pursuing a career in all aspects of the Road Transport Technology Management and Logistics industry Top 3 Reasons 1 Opportunity to progress your studies both here in Ireland and abroad 2 Graduates will be eligible to become full members of the Institute of Motor Industry and apply for the Engineering Qualification Certified Automotive Engineer CAE awarded by the institute 3 New this year a Certificate of Professional Competence CPC upon successful completion of this programme at LIT which is accredited by the Charted Institute of Logistics Transport Ireland Class Contact Hours 19 hours per week Year 1 Automobile Engineering Vehicle Technology 1 Mechanical Engineering Science Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Maths Automobile Electrics Electronics 1 Engineering Computing Entrepreneurship Business Development Computer Aided Drawing Year 2 Automobile Engineering Vehicle Technology 2 Automobile Electrics Electronics 2 Vehicle Science Computing Automotive Motor Retail Management Automotive Engineering Mathematics Year 3 Heavy Vehicle Technology Mechanics Global Logistics Management Road Transport Fleet Operations Marketing in the Automotive Road Transport Sector Mathematics for Transport Management Final Year Project Entry Requirement Leaving Certificate A minimum of 5 Passes in Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics and English Irish Candidates who hold a Senior Trade Certificate and or National Craft Certificate with appropriate endorsements or examination attainments in a cognate area will also be considered for entry subject to a satisfactory interview Holders of a National Higher Certificate Level 6 in Engineering or Technology may be considered for admission to Year 2 or 3 of these programmes Candidates applying as mature applicants will be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove

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  • LIT - LC407 Social & Community Studies - BA (Honours)
    content is relevant to employment in the development sector in Ireland There is a substantial practical component to this programme so students will develop the real skills and competencies required for the workplace A practical placement in years two three and four is a key element of the programme which will allow students apply their learning in a real life environment Students on this programme will develop competencies and skills that will enable them to enter a career in development and social inclusion work Students will develop practical skills based on the study and analysis of Irish Society and Irish communities the social economic and political issues affecting Irish society and different social groups the role of development in addressing poverty inequality and social exclusion the impact of global processes on Irish society Potential Applicants please note This programme specialises in Community Development and as such it does not offer a specialisation or qualification in Social Care All Applicants accepting a place on this programme will be required to obtain Garda Clearance prior to full registration on the programme Who is the programme suited to This programme will be of interest to students interested in working in the areas of community development the voluntary sector or in social inclusion Top 3 Reasons 1 There is a substantial practical component to this programme so you will develop the real skills and competencies required for the workplace Work placements are key elements of the programme allowing you to apply your learning in a real life work environment 2 Innovative assessment methods including Problem Based Learning are used whichemphasise practical assignments for skills development 3 Our staff has extensive experience and on going engagement in the development sectorand can create real practical connections between practice and the classroom Class Contact Hours 20 hours per week Year 1 Introduction to Community Work Introduction to Sociology Personal Effectiveness Introduction to Sustainable Development Politics Public Administration Basic Skills in Social Research Year 2 Models of Community Work Poverty Social Policy Group Work Theory Practice Management in the Community Voluntary Sector Research Data Collection Professional Placement 1 Year 3 Participatory Techniques Social Policy Provision Facilitation Skills Project Management for the Community Voluntary Sector Qualitative Data Analysis Professional Placement 2 Block Year 4 Current Issues in Community Work Contemporary Social Policy Economy Society Sustainable Development Governance Programme Management in the Community Voluntary Sector Professional Development Training Development Skills Dissertation Entry Requirement Leaving Certificate A minimum of 2 Honours and 4 Passes in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English Irish Mathematics is not a subject requirement for this programme FETAC Applicants and Mature Applicants Refer to section Entry Requirements for further information CAO Please visit www cao ie for further information on how to apply to this course Jobs Include There are increasing opportunities for paid professional work and career progression within the community and voluntary sector in Ireland Graduates of this programme will be eligible to work in various roles and in a range of development organisations Examples

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  • LIT - LC292 Applied Social Studies in Social Care - BA (Honours)
    Modules Apply Opportunities Contact Video What is the programme about This programme emphasises the personal and professional development required to work in this challenging field Social Care is the professional provision of care protection support welfare and advocacy for vulnerable or dependent clients individually or in groups As a graduate you will find employment opportunities with the HSE statutory and voluntary organisations and with both residential and community based agencies Typically a social care worker is employed in areas such as working with people who have physical or learning difficulties disabilities young people at risk children who have been neglected or abused and elderly people in settings as diverse as residential care day care and community based services This course is now on offer from September 2015 in both Limerick and at LIT Thurles Campus For more information on Thurles programme visit www lit ie Courses LC402 Who is the programme suited to This programme aims to prepare skilled and professionally competent graduates to work in a variety of social care settings and to facilitate learners in acquiring the relevant knowledge and skills to engage in professional reflective practice The qualities needed to become a good social care worker include energy enthusiasm empathy and a genuine interest in working with the most deprived and marginalized groups in society Placement Module The learner will undertake practice placements in different work settings This will enable the learner to engage in the practical application of the knowledge and skills acquired during the academic year To ensure the protection of the public and justify public trust and confidence LIT uses the Garda Central Vetting Unit GCVU service to assess the suitability of applicants Depending upon the outcome of the vetting process the Institute reserves the following rights 1 to not register a learner 2 to remove an existing registered learner 3 to delay the learner s practice placement modules on course In all circumstances it is the learner s responsibility to proactively disclose any convictions or pending cases The Institute reserves the right Top 3 Reasons 1 LIT offers a most respected Social Care programme which has professional links with The Irish Association of Social Care Educators IASCE and Formation d Educateurs Sociaux Européens European Social Educator Training FESET 2 Work placements in different work settings enable you to engage in the practical application of the knowledge and skills acquired during the academic year 3 Opportunities for post graduate training and research leading to Masters and PhD qualifications are available Class Contact Hours 21 hours per week depending on year Year 1 Principles and Practice of Social Care 1 Psychology 1 Sociology 1 Personal Development 1 Active Citizenship and Volunteering Health and Health Promotion Computer Applications and Quantitative Research Social Administration Year 2 Principles and Practice of Social Care 2 Psychology 2 Social Policy Personal Development 2 Legal Studies 1 Practice Placement 1 15 weeks Year 3 Principles and Practice Electives Supporting People with Disabilities Working with Young People Residential Care Safeguarding Children and

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  • LIT - LC501 Business (Clonmel) - BBs
    greatly enhances their opportunities for employment Who is the programme suited to This programme is suited to those who have a flair for and an interest in industry and who wish to embark on a career in the business world Ideal for those who are seeking to acquire knowledge and skills in a number of key business and management areas Work placement projects and team assignments will simulate the challenges of the business environment within the college setting Highly skilled industry experienced lecturers using an applied and practical approach deliver on all modules in a supportive friendly environment Top 3 Reasons Class Contact Hours Year 1 24 hours per week Years 2 3 18 hours per week Did You Know Our Business students are excelling in the business environment even though they haven t graduated yet Over the last two years Business students have won two prestigious national inter colleges competitions In 2009 a team of Business students won the Irish Taxation Institute s Fantasy Budget competition beating off stiff competition from numerous other colleges The competition requested students to explore ideas of what they would do in the Budget if they were Minister for Finance Students were required to demonstrate the necessary skill flair and imagination to put together a budget that would introduce new and effective policy initiatives to the Irish tax system Entries for the competition were judged by a panel of leading economists and taxation advisors who looked for originality sound reasoning and awareness of the likely impact of the proposals As part of their prize our Business students presented their proposals to a group of senior economists and tax consultants in advance of the 2010 Budget Further success was recorded by LIT Tipperary Business students in March 2010 in the Newstalk 106 108FM Student Enterprise Competition From an initial record entry of 1400 students across 350 teams the LIT Tipperary team made it to the final where the four student team presented a case study based on a real life business scenario to a panel of judges In the final the students beat off competition from three other colleges to win the event Congratulating our students on their fantastic achievement Denis O Brien Competition Chairperson and Chairman of the Digicel Group commended the Tipperary team on their hard work and dedication which ably demonstrated an understanding of business management and early stage entrepreneurship As part of their prize the winning team and their lecturer travelled to the Carribean where they shadowed executives of the Digicel Group at work and of course savoured the opportunity to enjoy the sun and the sights for a week Year 1 Business Maths Business Statistics Interpersonal Communication E Work Society E Management Principles Organisational Studies Marketing Principles Marketing Practice Fundamental Accounting Accounting Principles Communication Methods Business Applications Language Culture E Year 2 Integrated Marketing Communications Selling Sales Management Microeconomics Macroeconomics Project Management Human Resources Management Buyer Behaviour E Business Law Accounting for Costs Accounting for Management Control E Management Information

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  • LIT - LC513 Business (Clonmel) - BBs (Honours)
    Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie LC513 Business Clonmel BBs Honours LIT LIT Courses LC513 Business Clonmel BBs Honours LC513 Business Clonmel BBs Honours Home LC513 Business Clonmel BBs Honours Business Clonmel BBs Honours Level 8 Programme Code LC513 Course Level Level 8 Department Business CAO Points 2015 280 Duration 4 years Campus Clonmel Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about Put simply business really matters in the current challenging global economy The role of business is to enable commerce and to make the world a better place for all by creating well being wealth jobs prosperity and choices Our Honours Degree in Business provides students with the depth and breadth of knowledge and skills to work effectively at operational and management level within a business environment in the public or private sector or as a self employed individual Our Business programmes educate students in a broad range of business principles and functions providing a solid understanding of the modern business world Coupled with an opportunity to undertake a work placement at the end of second year means that on graduation our students are equipped with the necessary core knowledge and skills to contribute immediately and effectively to any organisation Who is the programme suited to This programme is suited to students who wish to develop business skills and competencies to work effectively in management marketing or finance across a wide range of sectors e g public private retail banking manufacturing Students who wish to develop strong analytical problem solving and entrepreneurial skills or to become self employed will find this programme is well suited to them Top 3 Reasons 1 Our Business programmes educate students in a broad range of business principles and functions thus providing a solid understanding of the modern business world and a breadth of knowledge and skills required for employment in many working environments 2 Business is a common denominator in all discussions on future growth areas from accounting and business services to innovation entrepreneurship and international trade as well as the business functions that contribute to the pharmaceutical healthcare ICT and environmental sectors Business graduates will have a key role to play in Ireland s recovery and future development 3 Our Business students have an opportunity to put the theory into practice by undertaking a valuable work placement module at the end of second year This practical approach to learning ensures that on graduation in addition to academic and technical capabilities students have developed a real understanding of the world of business Class Contact Hours Year 1 24 hours per week Years 2 3 4 18 hours per week Did You Know Graduates of our Business programmes are working in areas as diverse as Second level Teaching Advertising Human Resources and as self employed business people The broad nature of the Business degree programmes gives students numerous career opportunities on graduation Year 1 Management Principles Organisational Studies Marketing Principles Marketing Practice Business Maths Business Statistics

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  • LIT - LC223 Law & Taxation - BBs
    LC223 Law Taxation BBs Law Taxation BBs Honours Ab Initio Level 8 Programme Code LC223 Course Level Level 8 Department Business CAO Points 2015 280 Duration 4 Years Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about This programme will provide students with a full education in both law and taxation and present the many interrelationships between the two disciplines It will also provide knowledge and understanding of essential business concepts Taxation is taught from a practical applied viewpoint and as a branch of law with emphasis on legal principles This degree is designed to reflect the increasing alignment of the law profession with the world of business This is the only combination degree in Law and Taxation in the mid west region which opens a world of opportunities to graduates The programme has been awarded group 1 status from the Irish Taxation Institute This entitles graduates to claim exemptions from all papers in Part 1 of the Institute s suite of examinations This programme covers all subject areas to prepare graduates sitting entrance exams to the Law Society of Ireland The programme has also been accepted by the Teaching Council as fulfilling its degree requirement for registration as a post primary teacher subject to the complete programme of study being undertaken at LIT Moylish As with any other degree a teaching qualification such as the Professional Diploma in Education is also required Who is the programme suited to The degree combines two important aspects of the global economy law and business providing students with great flexibility in your future career If you want to practise law you can do so with a sound foundation in the principles of good business Alternatively if you want to go into business you can do so with the thinking and analytical skills that come with a law degree As a graduate you will uniquely be equipped with a comprehensive range of relevant skills to assist you succeed in the legal taxation and business fields Top 3 Reasons 1 This is the only combination Degree in Law Taxation in the Mid West Region which opens a world of opportunities to graduates You can expect to work in positions of responsibility in professional firms including Law Tax Company Secretarial Accountancy Finance and in the Public Sector 2 This programme has been accepted by the Registration Council for Secondary Teachers as fulfilling its Degree requirements for registration subject to the complete programme of study being undertaken at LIT As with any other Degree a teaching qualification such as the H Dip in Education is also required 3 The programme has been awarded group 1 status from the Irish Taxation Institute This entitles graduates to claim exemptions from all papers in Part 1 of the Institute s suite of examinations This programme covers all subject areas to prepare graduates sitting entrance exams to the Law Society of Ireland Class Contact Hours 18 25 hours per week depending on the year Year 1 Legal

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