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The Course at Trinity

Engineering with Management at a glance

Students in TR038 pursue an accredited engineering degree. Several of the courses are shared with the larger engineering class, MSISS and Business students but the vast majority are unique to TR038.

Junior Freshman (1st yr) Senior Freshman (2nd yr) Junior Sophister (3rd yr) 4th and 5th years
A foundation year that will introduce you to many of the basic concepts in Engineering with management. Development of themes in engineering and management introduced in the first year. Integrates the professional degree in Engineering with Management science Final integration of the professional degrees (B.Sc. or MAI) in Engineering with Management.
Project Work:
Individual and group projects on designing new product concepts and experimental methods.
Project Work:
Design projects introducing standards in drawing and design using computer-aided engineering software tools. Group and independent research projects in materials.
Project Work:
Individual and group design projects integrating manufacturing, business, and human factors.
Project Work:
Substantial engineering project emphasising the integration of technical and business solutions. The 4th year project in the case of the MAI will be a group design and build exercise. The final year project in both cases will be a substantial project – with the MAI project accounting for approximately 50% of the 5th year and having a strong research focus, and the BSc final year project accounting for 25% of the final year.
Engineering themes:
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Computer science
Engineering science
Manufacturing
Engineering design
Engineering themes:
Mathematics
Mechanics of solids
Electronics
Materials
Thermodynamics
Manufacturing
Fluid mechanics
Engineering design
Engineering themes:
Computer methods
Mechanics of machines
Solid mechanics
Control systems
Failure of materials
Manufacturing technology
Engineering design

Required courses:
Advanced manufacturing
Supply chain management

Engineering options:
Micro-manufacturing
Thermodynamics
Automation and control
Vibrations and acoustics
Fluid mechanics
Biomechanics
Mechanics of solids
Materials
Selected technical options

Management theme:
Management science
Management themes:
Accounting and finance
Statistical analysis
Management themes:
Project management
Human resource management
Communication
Forecasting
Information systems
Operations management
Management options:
Operations strategy
Management science in practice
Strategic information systems
New product development
    Work Placement
Students are encouraged and assisted in finding suitable vacation work between the 3rd and 4th year.
Work Placement/Study Abroad:
A range of formal options are available – see section below on ‘Five Year Masters in Engineering’

 

Assessment
Assessment is by written examination, continuous assessment (laboratory and tutorial assignments) and project work. Some courses, such as design, are assessed completely by continuous assessment.