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Electrical and Electronic Engineering - B.Eng (Hons)

Summary
  • School of Computing, Telecommunications and Networks
  • Duration
  • Full Time: 3 years
  • Fees
  • Full Time: €3,290 per year
    International Students: €9,250 International GDL
Overview

The BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering course is designed primarily for school/college leavers but has also been popular with industry-sponsored students in the part-time day-release mode HNC holders enter at level 5 (equivalent to full-time year 2) and can complete the day-release programme in three years. Regular updates to course content ensure currency with developments in industry.

The BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering course aims to provide a stimulating learning experience with a broad mix of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in analogue electronics, digital electronics, embedded systems, signal and systems and business management.

Key Facts
  • The Faculty offers a vibrant learning environment for a study programme that places emphasis on practical applications and innovation.
  • The faculty encourages it's students to engage with projects through an exciting range of collaborative ventures, such as The Micromouse competition. In this annual international event in the design of autonomous guided vehicles, students can compete to design and make a small intelligent robot capable of navigating most quickly through a maze. The competition has been hosted by the faculty since 2004 and the Micromouse Club meets monthly.
  • The course is designed to prepare students for a career as a professional electronic engineer with a focus on design, development and innovation, within a wide range of electronic engineering systems and technologies.
  • The faculty are proud of our close links with regional industry, which enhance the student learning experience through case studies, projects and industrial placements. Government funded schemes such as Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) and Knowledge Innovation Technology Transfer Schemes (KITTS) have funded faculty research posts in companies including CISCO Systems, Jaguar-LandRover, Pixsoft and Uniscan. This has led to some excellent opportunities for undergraduate projects and placements.
  • The faculty are also proud of our prestigious accreditations. This course is accredited by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). Successful completion meets the educational requirements for CEng status.
 
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