BA (Hons) in Engineering Entrepreneurship Add-on

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The course is ideal for level 7 graduates with extensive engineering experience who wish to develop entrepreneurial, problem solving and analytical skills.

The core element of the course is the new business development module, where students are required to develop an idea in terms of its technical and business aspects.

Program structure

Semester 1

  • New business development  (all year round)
  • Project engineering  (all year round)
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Company and operations
  • Sales and Marketing


  • Infrastructure development
  • Planning and development control
  • Control systems
  • Energy systems in buildings

Semester 2

  • New business development  (all year round)
  • Project engineering  (all year round)
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation for sustainability
  • Financing of new companies
  • Legality, Intellectual Property and Marketing


  • Projects management
  • Power electronics
  • Evaluation of materials and resources

Career options

  • 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 used in the program can enable a small number of graduates to establish and develop their own business interests, with resources available at the Dundalk Institute of Technology Regional Development Center.

Admission requirements

  • The course is open to applicants who have successfully completed a Level 7, Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent technology course with a general pass and a minimum GPA of 50% achieved in a single session.
  • IELTS 6.0 or higher (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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