Project for Exchange / Study Abroad

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Project for Exchange / Study Abroad

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Mechanical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The aim of this module is to introduce the student to the skills associated with an Engineer through Problem Based Learning and the integration of theory with relevant practical work.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Apply theoretical aspects of their programme to relevant practical work experience through Problem Based Learning
    2. Identify, describe and formulate solutions to real-world engineering problems.
    3. Apply experimental, analytical and numerical methods to the design of solutions appropriate to product/process development.
    4. Identify, interpret and evaluate unseen technical information.
    5. Demonstrate initiative and ingenuity in deriving novel solutions to specific engineering problems.
    6. Assess the importance of task management, planning, working in teams and interdisciplinary collaboration in Engineering practice.
    7. Identify, evaluate and discuss ethical issues in engineering as they relate to their work.
    8. Communicate engineering concepts and ideas by written and graphical means.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.