IT Sligo Faculty of Engineering & Design has announced the approval of four new Level 8 Honours Degrees in Engineering which are available on CAO for 2020/21 intake of first year students. This is the first time students will have a direct entry route to an honours general engineering course in the Northwest region. 

The degrees on offer are:

  • BEng (Honours) in General Engineering – Level 8 (CAO code SG341)
  • BEng (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering – Level 8 (CAO code - SG344)
  • BEng (Honours) in Robotics & Automation – Level 8 (CAO code - SG350)
  • BEng (Honours) in Electronics & Self Driving Technologies – Level 8 (CAO code - SG349)

The courses offer a ‘hands-on’ practical experience for students in small lab classes. It will also offer a work placement in the third year.  Head of Department of Mechatronic Engineering, Dr. David Mulligan said;

Qualification for the courses require a H5 in higher level leaving certificate maths as well as a minimum of a H6 in at least one other subject.  The four year degree will be aligned to meet the requirements of Engineers Ireland for Chartered Engineer with additional learning and will enable students to further their studies at Master’s level.

Anyone interested in taking part in these courses, a virtual open day will be held on the 24th June. Visit for further information.


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