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B.Sc. (Hons) in Engineering Entrepreneurship

Start Date

September 2024

Course Capacity

20

Duration

1 Year

Work Placement

No

NFQ Level

8

Discipline Area

Engineering & Built Environment

Course Type

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Study Mode

Full-Time

Delivery

On Campus

Course Overview

This honours degree in Engineering Entrepreneurship is a multidisciplinary course, combining Engineering and Business. The aim of the course is to produce graduates who are not just competent in core engineering skills, but who also have a mindset capable of recognising and pursuing business opportunities.

The course is ideal for Level 7 graduates, with a broad engineering background who want to develop entrepreneurial, problem-solving and analytical abilities.

Central to the course is the New Venture Development module where students are required to develop an idea in terms of its technical and business aspects.

Career Opportunities

  • Design Engineer
  • Engineer – within specific disciplines:
  • Technical Sales and Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Project Management Systems Engineer
  • New Product Development Engineer
  • Technical Writer

The flexible learning initiatives utilised in the programme may see a small number of graduates setting up and developing their own business interests, with the resources available in the Regional Development Centre at Dundalk Institute of Technology

Education Progression

Postgraduate 1 Year / 2 Years On Campus

MBS in Entrepreneurship and Marketing

View Course Details

Entry Requirements

The course is open to applicants who have successfully completed a Level 7, Bachelor of Engineering degree in any engineering discipline.

Also equivalent technological course in Science, Music, Film or Computing with an overall pass and a minimum overall average of 50% achieved in one sitting.

Applicants holding different award titles are invited to apply to the Institute in order to determine the suitability of their award for admission to the course.

How To Apply

Apply Directly to DkIT

Apply directly to DkIT using our online applications system. Please remember to upload the required documentation (copies of your existing qualification(s), your CV, any other support documents etc) with your online application to expedite your application. To avoid disappointment early registration is recommended.

International Application (non-EU)

International Applicants (not from or living in the EU) can apply through an agent or directly to DkIT to study this course.

Ask us a Question

If you have a question about the B.Sc. (Hons) in Engineering Entrepreneurship please ask it below and we will get back to you.


Paul MacArtain

Head of Department of Electronic & Mechanical Engineering

Email: Paul.MacArtain@dkit.ie

Dermot Clarke

Programme Director

Email: dermot.clarke@dkit.ie

Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).