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Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering Higher National

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,280

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma
  • Up to 10% scholarship

Campus: Limerick
Developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind.

The BTEC Higher National Diploma is available to our graduates from the Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering and has been designed to provide technical training in the area of manufacturing engineering.

  • The BTEC Level 6 Higher National Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering is available only to graduates from the HNC in Manufacturing Engineering and is conducted on a part-time basis over a two-year period. The course has been designed to provide education and training of manufacturing principals to engineers/technicians in the areas of manufacturing systems design. It delivers knowledge and work-related skills in a broad range of specialist disciplines and is suited to those who would like a career in the manufacturing/biopharma and medical devices industries.
  • Develop key work-related skills, an appreciation of industry requirements and knowledge and understanding of manufacturing engineering.
  • Learn how to improve productivity, efficiency, and profitability, as well as how to provide more choice to customers, reduce response times and improve quality.
  • The practical nature of the coursework lends to preparation for work in the field of industrial engineering or to progress their career if currently working in the sector.
  • Acquire highly transferable skills attractive to a wide range of sectors outside engineering including banking, transportation, consultancy, distribution services, health and other government areas.
  • Option to further your studies with our Level 7 Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering programme available at both our Dublin and Limerick campuses.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • February 2024

Entry Requirements

  • The BTEC Higher National Diploma is available to our graduates from the Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering
  • Candidates with Leaving Certification qualifications or higher who would be in a position to benefit from and succeed in constituent modules of the programme
  • Pass Maths and English
  • Mature applicants with qualifications and experience deemed equivalent by the College’s BTEC approved RPL and RPEL policies.

Core Subjects

  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Maths
  • Production Engineering for Manufacture
  • Quality and Process Improvement


  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering Design
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Electrical and Electronic Principals


  • Research Project 1
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Lean Manufacturing


  • Research Project 2
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Sustainability
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering

General Fee Information 

  • Prices below are inclusive of Academic Administration fee, deposit payment and 2% Learner Protection Charge

 Study Mode: Part-Time 

  • Limerick Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 1,780.00

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