Transportation Engineering courses

Limerick Institute of Technology

Road Transport Technology & Management – Beng in Limerick Institute of Technology

  • Duration : 3 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : € 10,250 Per Year
  • IELTS : 5.5
  • TOEFL : 0
  • PTE : 0

About Road Transport Technology & Management – Beng in Limerick Institute of Technology

What is the programme about?

This programme is a mix of technological, business and management skills specifically related to the automotive/ transport industry. Students will be exposed to concepts and ideas that will allow them to develop the necessary competencies to launch a career in the transport industry.

Transportation technology has been identified by government as a key issue in maintaining and enhancing the competitiveness of our economy in the decades ahead. This programme allows students to gain the necessary skills to become managers in today’s automotive industry.

Who is the programme suited to?

The programme will be of interest to students with an interest in the road haulage/transport and logistical sectors, as well as Vehicle mechanics who would like to progress their careers into management within the road haulage/transport and logistical sectors.

This programme is suited to people interested in pursuing a career in all aspects of the Road Transport Technology, Management and Logistics industry.

Top 3 Reasons

1. Opportunity to progress your studies both here in Ireland and abroad.

2. Graduates will be eligible to become full members of the Institute of Motor Industry and apply for the Engineering Qualification Certified Automotive Engineer (CAE) awarded by the institute.

3. New this year: a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) upon successful completion of this programme at LIT, which is accredited by the Charted Institute of Logistics & Transport, Ireland.

Class Contact Hours

19 hours per week

Jobs Include

  • Automotive Insurance Assessor
  • Transport Operation Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Branch Manager Motor Dealer
  • Branch Manager Motor Factors

Graduate Profile

“The Road Transport Technology & Management programme at LIT is diverse and interesting, especially if you’re interested in learning the ins and outs of the road transport industry.”
Sean Murphy

Further Studies

Graduates of this programme can progress to a Level 8 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Automotive Engineering and Transport Management at LIT. 

​On successful completion of the programme, job opportunities for graduates include: Transport Manager, Automotive Insurance Assessor, Transport Operation Management, Logistics Management, Branch Manager Motor Dealer, and Branch Manager Motor Factors. 

Graduates can become members of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) and can take the Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) exam at a greatly reduced fee. This allows graduates to be legally appointed to the position of Transport Manager. Graduates are also eligible for membership of the Institute of the Motor Industry (UK) where they will be awarded ‘Certified Automotive Engineer’ status (CAE). ​

Entry Requirement

A minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.

Candidates who hold a Senior Trade Certificate and/or National Craft Certificate with appropriate endorsements or examination attainments in a cognate area will also be considered for entry, subject to a satisfactory interview. Holders of a National/Higher Certificate (Level 6) in Engineering or Technology may be considered for admission to Year 2 or 3 of these programmes. Candidates applying as mature applicants will be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove their suitability for a place on this programme.

FETAC Applicants and Mature Applicants: Refer to section ‘Entry Requirements’ for further information.


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IELTS score for entry to undergraduate courses a minimum score of 5.5

Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

€ 10,250


€ 10,250