Bachelor of Engineering in Agricultural Engineering
The agri-food sector is one of Ireland's most important indigenous manufacturing sectors, accounting for the employment of around 150,000 people.
Enterprise Ireland (EI) has identified Agricultural Machinery as one of the dominant engineering sub sectors within Irish Engineering. Furthermore, EI have identified this area as having significant growth potential in the coming years.
This degree has been designed to deliver high quality agricultural engineering graduates to local and national agricultural and agri-food industries, in order to meet this demand.
Students will gain transferable knowledge and skills in the following areas:
- Agricultural sciences
This degree is very practical with weekly lab classes, workshop practice, individual and group projects as well as work placement experience. Over the three years of the course, each student will receive, on average, 24 hours of tuition per week.
Students will be based between the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at GMIT Galway campus and GMIT Mountbellew campus (at Mountbellew Agricultural College).
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Why Study this course?
This degree is very practical with weekly lab classes, workshop practice, individual and group projects, and work placement experience.
Graduates of the three-year, Level 7 degree may progress to the final year of the Level 8 Honours degree.
This degree includes a 20 week work placement in Year 3