Honours Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: TA_EAEEE_B
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:Yes
Department:Mechanical Engineering
CAO Code:
  1. TA223

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)(1)knowledge of a range of mathematical methods, and the underlying theory, relevant to engineering technology (2)knowledge of appropriate scientific principles and appreciate the extent of their applicability to engineering technology problems.(3)ability to select mathematical, statistical and scientific models and derive solutions to relevant engineering problems, having regard for their limitations, inherent assumptions and range of applicability (4)knowledge of the essential elements of the design process and methodologies relevant to complex engineering problems in the particular field of energy system engineering(5)and apply ethical and environmental standards to engineering practice(6)project management methods using a knowledge of energy technology and business techniques.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)(1)Select and formulate appropriate mathematical and scientific methods to solve problems in the area of energy systems (2)knowledge how to identify and evaluate problems, root causes thereof and propose appropriate solutions (3)knowledge of current regulations and procedures pertaining to the energy sector (4)sufficient knowledge and understanding of ICT to adopt it to solve complex engineering problems.
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)(1)Ability to develop models of engineering systems using industry-standard software tools (2)Ability to generate documentation, including data collections, that will allow communication among non-technical users and technical team members (3)Ability to analyse, present and communicate technical information in an appropriate way, to a range of audiences (4)Ability to validate and verify the correctness of a specific engineering solution.(5)Ability to specify the techniques required for the efficient and safe commissioning of energy distribution systems (6)Ability to integrate, commission, operate and verify an advanced energy engineering system
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)(1)Ability to install and verify the correctness of a specific energy engineering solution (2)ability to interpret data and apply engineering solutions within prescribed boundaries (3)ability to take cognisance of and consider opposing viewpoints (4)ability to develop and test proposed models for specific energy engineering systems (5)ability to effectively contribute in the commissioning, operation and implementation of complex energy system solutions
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)(1)strong analytical and statistical skills (2)Be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary environment as an individual and in teams.
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)(1)a knowledge of the responsibilities of the technologist and the importance of regulation (2) ability to construct detailed project plans using modern planning methods and demonstrate supervisory abilities
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)(1)ability to identify deficits in knowledge and address them through further learning.
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)(1)ability to reflect on accepted scientific norms in a knowledgeable and questioning manner (2)ability to compose and make use of a reflective journal

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CDES H1001 Design with Computers 1
TENS H1001 Traditional Energy Sources
LEAR H1004 Learning to Learn
GENV H1001 Global Environment
ENSC H1005 Energy Science 1
MATH H1074 Technical Mathematics 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
CDES H1002 Circuits & Schematics
ENSC H1006 Energy Science 2
REEN H1001 Renewable Energy
TENA H1001 Thermal Energy Analysis
MATH H1075 Technical Mathematics 2
ELEC H1005 Electrical Fundamentals

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
NETW H2006 IT Network Management
CSYS H2002 Energy Control Systems 1
ENTC H2003 Environmental Technology
PGEN H2002 Power Generation
ELMH H2002 Electrical Machines
MATH H2091 Technical Mathematics 3

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ENVR H2004 Energy & Environmental Regs
RESY H2001 Renewable Energy Systems
MATH H2092 Technical Mathematics 4
CSYS H2003 Energy Control Systems 2
HEAT H2001 Process Heating

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
DIST H3001 Energy Distribution Systems 1
HVAC H3001 Refrigeration and HVAC
PROJ H3072 B.Eng Energy Project 1
MATH H3073 Technical Mathematics 5
TRNS H3001 Transport
FINA H3003 Financial Analysis

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MATH H3071 Technical Mathematics 6
OMAN H3001 Operations & Business Management
SYSD H3001 Design & Materials
DRED H3001 Demand Reduction
PROJ H3073 B.Eng Energy Proj 2
EAUD H3001 Energy Auditing

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ENTN H4001 Bio-energy Systems
PROJ H4046 BSc Energy Project 1
PROJ H4001 Project Management
DIST H4001 Energy Distribution Systems 2
SYST H4003 System Simulation and Modelling

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
HTRA H6001 Heat Transfer
INEN H4001 Innovation and Enterprise
PROJ H4047 BSc Energy Project 2
FACM H4000 Facilities Management Systems
ECON H4008 Energy Economics and Policy
CLSR H4001 Smart Technologies