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Engineering - FAQs

What Engineering courses are offered at Griffith College?
What are the fees for engineering programmes at Griffith College?

You can find information on each course's respective fees on the course page, under the "Fees" tab.

Can I study part-time?

All of our engineering courses are offered on a part-time basis. The B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering is also offered on a full-time basis and via blended learning.

When does the semester start?

We have two intakes throughout the year, with terms running September-December and February-April. Please contact the office for official start dates. 

Dublin

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +353 (01) 415 0400

Limerick

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +353 (061) 310 031

When are fees due?

Please note: The below applies to the Higher National Diploma and Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering. The B.Eng.IE is Springboard+ funded.

Fees are due at the start of the programme; alternatively, a payment plan is available. Please contact the course administrator at the relevant campus and we will be happy to discuss your options.

Dublin

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +353 (01) 415 0400

Limerick

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +353 (061) 310 031

Is there an instalment plan available?

Please note: The below applies to the Higher National Diploma and Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering. The B.Eng.IE is Springboard+ funded.

Yes, this can be arranged. Please contact the course administrator at the relevant campus and we will be happy to discuss your options.

Dublin

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +353 (01) 415 0400

Limerick

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +353 (061) 310 031

Do I need to purchase books for the course?

No; as all study resources will be provided via the Learning Management System, there is no additional cost for books etc. 

I work full-time/shift work; are notes provided?

Yes, all study resources will be provided via the Learning Management System.

I don't have a laptop. Are there computers in the college I can access in order to complete assignments?

Yes, our campuses have student-accessible computers you can use for your assignments in the labs and the library. Please see our campus opening hours here

 

Can applicants with a craft apprenticeship apply?

Yes, applicants with an Advanced Craft Certificate (e.g. electricians, plumbers, etc.) are eligible to apply. 

How will my course be delivered?

Delivery method varies from course to course, though all courses feature some element of in-classroom learning. The B.Eng.IE is also available via blended learning, which combines online learning with monthly in-class sessions.

How much will my Springboard+ course cost?

Springboard+ provides free higher education courses for those who are unemployed. Employed individuals can also apply for a Springboard+ course, but must pay a 10% contribution toward the course fee for Level 7 courses. 

Who is the validating body for my course?

All of our Springboard+ courses are validated, though the validating body depends on the course. To find the relevant validating body, choose your course from this list and check the "Validated by" field in the black information bar.