GMIT Prospectus 2021/22

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Energy Engineering (Level 8) Bachelor of Engineering in Energy Engineering (Level 7)

Code: GA681 Level: 8 Code: GA673 Level: 7

Why study Energy Engineering? Energy Engineering is a broad field dealing with energy efficiency, energy product design and services, facility management, plant engineering, environmental compliance, and alternative energy technologies. This discipline is one of the most recent to emerge, driven by exciting new opportunities • to generate, distribute and store energy GMIT offers students access to state-of-the-art, energy dedicated teaching and research laboratories. The Energy Engineering degree is accredited by Engineers Ireland at Associate Engineer level. Our graduates have a 100% employment record. Entry Requirements In addition to the Level 6/7 and Level 8 general entry requirements, candidates must have a minimum LC grade of O4/H7 in Mathematics. • to deliver energy efficiency using smart devices • to monitor energy use, and energy services

What are my career opportunities?

• Energy Manager • Project Managers • Development of New Energy products and services • Energy Assessors & Consultants • Energy Network Managers & Controllers

• Mechanical Services • Energy Efficiency & Recovery • Energy Distribution • Building Energy Management • Research & Development • Start-Up Companies

Recognition by Professional Bodies The Energy Engineering degree is accredited by Engineers Ireland at Associate Engineer Level.

Student experience

Mark Gillan Manager, Office Project Management, Engineering & Technology, Allergan. On Completion of the Energy Engineering programme in 2012, I got a job in Allergan Pharmaceuticals as a Process Engineer on an exciting Biologics Facility. My employers saw the range of modules I had learned and saw it as an asset to an ever-expanding industry. I’m now working as a Project Portfolio Manager and also lead the site Energy Team.

What will I study?

Year 1: • Introduction to Energy Systems • Manufacturing Engineering • Computer Aided Design • Learning Innovation Skills • Electrical Science • Mechanical Dissection • Mathematics • Engineering Sciences Year 2: • Energy Technologies and Installations • Mechanics and Properties of Materials • Statics & Dynamics • Fluid Mechanics • Mechanics and Dynamics of Machines’ Mathematics • Project Management • Thermodynamics • Manufacturing Automation Programming for Embedded Controllers

Year 3: • Machine Design • Heat Transfer • Automation & Control • Thermofluids • Energy Analysis

• Building Energy Ratings • Thermodynamics Systems • Numerical Methods and Programming • Work Placement or Project Year 4: • The Engineer in Society • Computer Aided Engineering • Maintenance and Reliability • Electrical Machines • Energy Management • Plant Engineering • Nuclear Energy and Fuel Cells • Integrated Energy Systems • Wind & Wave Energy • Major Project

I really enjoyed my time in GMIT, I made some great friends and the support received from lecturers and students was fantastic. The programme has given me a good foundation to build my professional career. Studying Energy Engineering at GMIT gave me the fundamental skill sets of an Energy/Mechanical engineer and the competency to work on projects and solve problems.

School of Engineering

Places 40

Duration 3/4 years

Campus Galway

Talk to us: Dr Oliver Mulryan, Programme Chair Tel: +353 91 742399 | E-mail: oliver.mulryan@gmit.ie

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