Engineering & Computing - Single Module Programme

The IPME programme is a continuing-engineering education programme provided by the School of Electronic Engineering. On this remote access programme students use the web to access career relevant, high-level modules representing recent developments in Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering. The modules on this programme are typically taken for professional development purposes, or to apply to transfer to one of our other engineering postgraduate courses.

Areas covered include Image Processing and Analysis, Nanoelectronics, Photonics, Control Systems, Communications and Telecommunications Networks.

About this Programme
This programme is designed to enhance your knowledge, understanding and skills in Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering.

Subjects taught

To view the current course structure, please visit the Provider's website.

Entry requirements


General Entry Requirements
This non-award programme allows applicants from diverse educational and/or employment backgrounds to access Level 8 and Level 9 modules with applications evaluated on a case by case basis.

Non-EU Applications
Candidates who are non-native speakers of the English language must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language. For further information on international applications click here. Additionally non-EU nationals who require a study visa to enter Ireland are ineligible to apply for part time programmes.

Application dates


All Applicants must submit:

All applicants should apply through

Certified Academic Transcripts for each and every year of study to date, with certified English translations if applicable


Personal statement

If applicable, evidence of competence in the English language as per DCU entry requirements. Please see link

Application Deadlines:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the programme is full or until the following dates:

- Closing date for DC809 (Jan) is 6th December 2021
- Closing date for DC808 (Sep) EU applications 31st July 2022
- Closing date for DC808 (Sep) non-EU applications 1st July 2022

Queries from EU applicants should be directed to

Queries from non-EU applicants should be directed to


2 years part-time.

Post Course Info

Students can take individual modules to up-skill their knowledge in Electronic and Computer Engineering, thereby giving themselves the opportunity to advance their career or pursue additional education. Credits from these modules can be used to secure and MEng in Electronic and Computer Engineering.

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    Part time

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