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B,Eng om Industrial Engineering (Hons, Add-On) - Springboard

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

Closed for applications

Discipline: Engineering

Programme Code: 


Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 8

Programme Duration: One year

Mode of Study: Part time

Application Route: Apply through

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

Credits: 60

Places: 25


Free to unemployed applicants. €660 for employed applicants.

See for details on eligibility,


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.

This course is now open for applications on 

Programme Modules

  • Lean Enterprise Engineering - download module details here (PDF)
  • Operations and Supply Chain Engineering - download module details here (PDF)
  • Six Sigma Engineering  - download module details here (PDF)
  • Energy Management - download module details here (PDF)
  • Industry 4.0 - download module details here (PDF)
  • The Engineer in Society - download module details here (PDF)
  • Innovation and Enterprise - download module details here (PDF)
  • Reliability & Maintenance - download module details here (PDF)
  • Industrial Engineering Project - download module details here (PD





Learning Outcomes: 

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

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


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 on


How to Apply

Applications must be made through

The Springboard+ Programme is operated by the Higher Education Authority on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills and is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Union under the European Structural and Investment Funds Programme 2021-2027.

Payment Options

Payment of the 10% fee (if applicable) 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

School:                              School of Engineering

Department:                      Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Head of Department          Dr. Carine Gachon


Contact person for the course
Peter Butler

Graduate Studies & Professional Development
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Dublin Road


085 805 3691 from 09:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday

Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2021-2027