Engineering - Electronic Engineering - Embedded & Wireless Systems

Overview
There is a great need for suitably qualified engineers to fulfill the existing and future needs of the global smart economy. This course addresses that need by providing an exciting range of topical modules and a state-of-the-art engineering facility. The programme also offers the student a chance to develop their research skills in a full-time three month project.

Note: APPLICANTS FOR MHJ50 - ME ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING/MHJ52 - POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING should check the selection of modules available on the Department website, as module availability may differ year to year.

Course Structure
Note: As module availability may change year on year, applicants should check the Department web site for the most up to date list of modules available for 2016-2017, see web address below:

https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/electronic-engineering/current-students

Entry requirements

At least an honours degree grade 2.2 in Electronic, Electrical, Computer, or Telecommunications Engineering. Other qualifications evaluated on an individual basis. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:
•IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
•TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
•TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
•PTE (Pearson): 62

National University of Ireland Maynooth's TOEFL code is 8850.

Subjects taught

Course Structure
The programme provides two specialized module sets that introduce advanced techniques and topical content: one focusing on wireless communications and the other on embedded systems. These are supported by core modules which provide techniques that are widely applied and reusable across a range of engineering applications. The programme includes a large project element to allow students to demonstrate their expertise in their chosen specialism.

Note: APPLICANTS FOR MHJ50 - ME ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING/MHJ52 - POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING should check the selection of modules available on the Department website, as module availability may differ year to year.

Duration

1 year Full-time

Fees

In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.

Enrolment dates

Commences September

Post Course Info

Career Options
Graduates will have enhanced qualifications and up to date knowledge of modern cutting-edge techniques and technology suitable for a range of electronic and ICT positions in the smart economy.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MEng

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime

  • Apply to

    PAC