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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Industrial Engineering (Add-On)

Applications for September 2021 open on April 06th

Discipline: Engineering

Programme Code: 


Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 8

Programme Duration: One year

Mode of Study: Part time

Entry Requirements: B. Eng (Level 7) in Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering (or cognate qualification)

Credits: 60

Places: 25



CAO Round 1 Points: Not applicable

Why Study?

Programme aims:

  • To provide high-quality industrial engineering graduates to support the development of the local and national manufacturing industry.
  • To upskill level 7 manufacturing/ industrial engineering graduates (or equivalent) who are currently working or have worked in the manufacturing industry.

Programme Modules

  • Lean Enterprise Engineering (5 Credits)
  • Six Sigma Engineering (5 Credits)
  • Energy Management (5 Credits)
  • Industry 4.0. (5 Credits)
  • The Engineer in Society (5 Credits)
  • Innovation and Enterprise (5 Credits)
  • Reliability & Maintenance (5 Credits)
  • Communications & Professional Development (5 Credits)
  • Operations and Supply Chain Engineering (5 Credits)
  • Industrial Engineering Project (20 Credits)

Module Aims: 

On completion of the programme, the graduate will have the ability to:

  1. Analyse and solve technical problems related to manufacturing environments through the application of engineering principles
  2. Conduct analysis of components, processes, and systems through the application of engineering principles and practices
  3. Prepare and critically analyse graphics and other technical documents to appropriate engineering standards
  4. Recognise the environmental, economic, legal, safety, and ethical implications of the manufacturing industry
  5. Devise efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service
  6. Understand the world of work and the role of an industrial engineer in society and the limitations of their own individual competence
  7. Analyse approaches to Enterprise Level Engineering using lean six sigma tools and methodologies
  8. Contribute to the specification and implementation of smart-technologies in the context of Industry 4.0
  9. Select appropriate operation engineering and process improvement tools when designing Supply Chain Systems
  10. Design and manage sustainability engineering, energy efficiency and energy reduction programmes
  11. Demonstrate knowledge in entrepreneurship and innovation in new venture design and development

Learning Outcomes: 

See programme documentation for further information.


See programme documentation for further information.

Follow-on Studies: 

Applicants achieving a suitable result can progress to a Masters programme

Essential Information: 

Delivery Method and Key Dates

The programme is scheduled to run from September 2020 to May 2021 and will be delivered through blended learning (details to be confirmed).

Closing Date for Applications

31 August 2021

Application Process

Applications open on 06th April 2021 for September commencement. 

Application Process

Online applications for September 2021 will open on 06th April. 

How to Apply

***Applications can be made online at, please select application type L8***.

Please refer to this FAQ which may address any specific questions relating to the Quality Special Purpose Awards.

This user guide contains step by step instructions on how to create and submit an online application.

If you have any queries on this please email


Recognition of Prior Learning may be used to gain access to this programme in accordance with GMIT’s Recognition of Prior Learning policy.  For more information on the RPL policy, please visit 

Payment Options

GMIT will accept payment by bank transfer only.

Student Cards

Students undertaking the programme will qualify for a GMIT Student ID Card.


                                                           PC Requirements
                            Students should have/ have access to a PC with the following

Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit only) (version 1903 or higher)
Processor Intel i7 or equivalent
RAM Memory Standard: 8 GB , Recommended: 16 GB
Hard Drive 256GB SSD or Greater (Solid State Drive)
Screen Size 14" or Greater
Mouse 3 button mouse with scroll wheel
Graphics Standard: Built in Graphics Card, Recommended: GPU: NVIDIA Quadro T2000 w/4GB GDDR6
External Monitor Standard 20 inch      Recommended:  24inch 1080
Broadband Reliable broadband connection with speeds of 5Mbps or greater


Contact Us

Peter Butler

Coordinator | Graduate and Professional Development

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology | Galway Campus | Dublin Rd. | Galway | Ireland


Mobile: 085 805 3691 Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00