Technical Training

Bachelor of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing Systems


This programme is specifically designed for holders of a Bachelor of Engineering( B.ENG) in Manufacturing Engineering (level 7), working in the manufacturing industry and wishing to up-skill with the aim to support their organisation in the transition to Industry 4.0.

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As part of the progression route for employees, delivered through Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Galway, the new one year B.Eng. (H) in Advanced Manufacturing Systems (Level 8) is an innovative programme designed in close consultation with the manufacturing industry who have identified a requirement to up-skill their employees. This one year programme offers a progression route for level 7 Manufacturing Engineers (or related discipline) who wish to progress into advanced manufacturing.

The B.Eng. in Manufacturing Engineering aims to up-skill mature learners working (or having worked) in the manufacturing industry from a level 7 to a level 8. Taking into consideration their background and work situation, the programme is designed to take advantage of this prior or/and current experience to allow flexibility in their learning while minimising the requirement for face-to-face interaction with their lecturers.

The programme is delivered part-time to allow flexibility to people who wish to upskill while continuing to work.
Runs over 52 weeks, including two semesters of 17 weeks of tuition and an Industry project. Students attend two evenings of online classes per week with 6 on-site days at ATU Galway.

Programme cost: €4,500, this is inclusive of subsidised funding from the Irish Medtech Skillnet.

Start date: September 2022 (exact date to be arranged) with closing date for applications 15 August 2022.

Applications should be made directly to the Irish Medtech Skillnet to Hazel Hickey at:

Who should attend

The entry requirement for the programme is a B.Eng. in Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of one year experience in the manufacturing industry. As the Industrial engineering project is an applied project to be conducted in industry, applicants should either be employed or have an agreement with a company that will allow them to conduct their project in their manufacturing facilities.

English Language Requirements
English Language Requirements will be as determined by ATU Galway and as published in the Access, Transfer and Progression code. The current requirements are as follows:
Non-EU applicants who are not English speakers must have a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in each component) in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent. All results must have been achieved within 2 years of application to ATU Galway.
EU applicants who are not English speakers are recommended to have a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in each component) in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent.
Further details on English language requirements are available at


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Bachelor of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing Systems

Training Days

52 weeks

Training Locations

Galway, Online

Course Cost

Member: €4,500
Non-member: €6,000
Subsidised cost is 4,500 per person
* Cost quoted per person

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