Awards
Honours Bachelor Degree
Mode of Delivery: Full Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters : 8
NFQ Level: 8
Programme Credits: 240
Language of Instruction: English
Department: Aerospace, Mechanical & Electronic Engineering
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Basic Aerodynamics, Physics and Technical Communications may be delivered in one semester. Modules may require that students participate in class work, practical work & project work per assessment criteria. A minimum of 40% may be required in each of these elements to satisfy the module learning outcomes.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MATH H1624 Mathematics 1 ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H1605 Basic Aerodynamics
AVIO H1607 Introduction to Aircraft Design ( Part 1 of 2 )
ELEC H1625 Electrical Fundamentals ( Part 1 of 2 )
TRON H1628 Electronic Fundamentals ( Part 1 of 2 )
TECH H1610 Technical Communications ( Part 1 of 2 )
PHYS H1604 Physics ( Part 1 of 2 )
PRTC H1624 Workshop Practice ( Part 1 of 2 )
 

Stage 1 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
Basic Aerodynamics, Physics and Technical Communications may be delivered in one semester. Modules may require that students participate in class work, practical work & project work per assessment criteria. A minimum of 40% may be required in each of these elements to satisfy the module learning outcomes.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MATH H1624 Mathematics 1 ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H1607 Introduction to Aircraft Design ( Part 2 of 2 )
ELEC H1625 Electrical Fundamentals ( Part 2 of 2 )
TRON H1628 Electronic Fundamentals ( Part 2 of 2 )
TECH H1610 Technical Communications ( Part 2 of 2 )
PHYS H1604 Physics ( Part 2 of 2 )
PRTC H1624 Workshop Practice ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 2 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Students may EXIT at this stage of the programme with a Higher Certificate in Aircraft Systems (Embedded Exit Award), provided they have achieved the required Level 6 learning outcomes. Academic regulations apply.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DIGT H2604 Digital Techniques ( Part 1 of 2 )
SYST H2614 Instrument Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
MATH H2615 Mathematics 2 ( Part 1 of 2 )
PROJ H2609 Project 2 (Digital) ( Part 1 of 2 )
COMP H2610 Computer Applications ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H2607 Human Factors ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H2610 Materials & Hardware ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H2609 Aircraft Structures Fundamentals ( Part 1 of 2 )
PRTC H2602 Maintenance Practices ( Part 1 of 2 )
PROJ H2610 Project 2 (Mechanical) ( Part 1 of 2 )
 

Stage 2 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
Students may EXIT at this stage of the programme with a Higher Certificate in Aircraft Systems (Embedded Exit Award), provided they have achieved the required Level 6 learning outcomes. Academic regulations apply.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DIGT H2604 Digital Techniques ( Part 2 of 2 )
SYST H2614 Instrument Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
MATH H2615 Mathematics 2 ( Part 2 of 2 )
PROJ H2609 Project 2 (Digital) ( Part 2 of 2 )
COMP H2610 Computer Applications ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H2607 Human Factors ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H2610 Materials & Hardware ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H2609 Aircraft Structures Fundamentals ( Part 2 of 2 )
PRTC H2602 Maintenance Practices ( Part 2 of 2 )
PROJ H2610 Project 2 (Mechanical) ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 3 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
All other subjects may be taught in a single semester. 1. Students taking the Mechanical Option will take the Group Elective 1 subjects. 2. Students taking the Avionic Option will take the Group Elective 2 subjects. 3. Students taking the Rotary Option will take the Group Elective 3 subjects
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
LAWS H3601 Aviation Legislation ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H3601 Propellers ( Part 1 of 2 )
MATH H3613 Mathematics 3 ( Part 1 of 2 )
INDL H3601 Industrial Studies ( Part 1 of 2 )
ELEC H3603 Electrical Power Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H3626 Aerodynamics & Flight Control Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
AVIO H3604 Aircraft Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H3603 Aircraft Structures ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H3621 Piston Engine ( Part 1 of 2 )
PROJ H3619 Project 3 (Mechanical) ( Part 1 of 2 )
ENGR H3601 Gas Turbine Engine ( Part 1 of 2 )
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
AVIO H3625 Radio Comms & Navigation Syst ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H3627 Instrument & Autopilot Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
PROJ H3620 Project 3 (Avionic) ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H3622 Power Plant ( Part 1 of 2 )
AVIO H3623 Aircraft Structures & Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
Group Elective 3
Module Code Module Title
AVIO H3628 Helicopter Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
 

Stage 3 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
All other subjects may be taught in a single semester. 1. Students taking the Mechanical Option will take the Group Elective 1 subjects. 2. Students taking the Avionic Option will take the Group Elective 2 subjects. 3. Students taking the Rotary Option will take the Group Elective 3 subjects
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
LAWS H3601 Aviation Legislation ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H3601 Propellers ( Part 2 of 2 )
MATH H3613 Mathematics 3 ( Part 2 of 2 )
INDL H3601 Industrial Studies ( Part 2 of 2 )
ELEC H3603 Electrical Power Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H3626 Aerodynamics & Flight Control Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
AVIO H3604 Aircraft Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H3603 Aircraft Structures ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H3621 Piston Engine ( Part 2 of 2 )
PROJ H3619 Project 3 (Mechanical) ( Part 2 of 2 )
ENGR H3601 Gas Turbine Engine ( Part 2 of 2 )
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
AVIO H3625 Radio Comms & Navigation Syst ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H3627 Instrument & Autopilot Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
PROJ H3620 Project 3 (Avionic) ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H3622 Power Plant ( Part 2 of 2 )
AVIO H3623 Aircraft Structures & Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
Group Elective 3
Module Code Module Title
AVIO H3628 Helicopter Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 4 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Computer Networks for Aircraft, Embedded Systems, Individual Research Project and Development Project may be delivered in a single semester. Students are expected to attend laboratories for each project module for a minimum of 4 hours per week.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COAP H4601 Aerodynamics & CAD ( Part 1 of 2 )
CTRL H4614 Flight Dynamics and Control ( Part 1 of 2 )
PROJ H4604 Individual Research Project ( Part 1 of 2 )
STRU H4601 Aircraft Structures ( Part 1 of 2 )
SYST H4605 Embedded Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
TECH H4602 Technical Aircraft Leasing ( Part 1 of 2 )
COMP H4603 Computer Networks for Aircraft ( Part 1 of 2 )
PROJ H4605 Development Project ( Part 1 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
STUD H4602 Professional Studies ( Part 1 of 2 )
WKPL H4606 Industrial Placement ( Part 1 of 2 )
 

Stage 4 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
Computer Networks for Aircraft, Embedded Systems, Individual Research Project and Development Project may be delivered in a single semester. Students are expected to attend laboratories for each project module for a minimum of 4 hours per week.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COAP H4601 Aerodynamics & CAD ( Part 2 of 2 )
CTRL H4614 Flight Dynamics and Control ( Part 2 of 2 )
PROJ H4604 Individual Research Project ( Part 2 of 2 )
STRU H4601 Aircraft Structures ( Part 2 of 2 )
SYST H4605 Embedded Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
TECH H4602 Technical Aircraft Leasing ( Part 2 of 2 )
COMP H4603 Computer Networks for Aircraft ( Part 2 of 2 )
PROJ H4605 Development Project ( Part 2 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
STUD H4602 Professional Studies ( Part 2 of 2 )
WKPL H4606 Industrial Placement ( Part 2 of 2 )