BSc Degree Course

The new BSc in Additive Manufacturing degree is designed to allow people currently working in an additive manufacturing to upskill in the advanced additive manufacturing applications across a multiple industry sectors including Med-Tech, Bio-Pharma, Aerospace, Agri-Tech and Precision Engineering.

The degree has been developed by the SETU Waterford led AMASE (Additive Manufacturing Advancing the South East) funded under the Irish Government’s Human Capital Initiative and in partnership with SETU Carlow and our industry partners.

Along with the BSc in Additive Manufacturing (60 credits at level 7), the AMASE team have developed an integrated suite of shorter awards:

  • Certificate in Introduction to Additive Manufacturing – 10 credits
  • Certificate in Design for Additive Manufacturing – 10 credits
  • Certificate in Additive Manufacturing Health & Safety and Regulatory Affairs – 10 credits
  • Certificate in Additive Manufacturing Lab Technologies & Post Processing – 10 credits

Delivery & Assessment

The course will be delivered in a blended mode over two 12-week semesters.

  • 50% synchronously online
  • 50% on-site lecturers and workshops in SETU Waterford Cork Road, SETU Carlow, the 3DSETU Waterford Printing & Training Centre Waterford and SEAM Waterford
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Classes will be on:

  • Fridays 9am – 5pm (a combination of fully online and fully on-site days)
  • One Saturday per month 9am – 12pm (fully online)

We will then request some CAD data to evaluate and base our quotation on. At this point some Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) changes may be recommended.