This full-time programme is at Level 9 in the Irish qualifications system and it has been designed to meet the educational requirements necessary for progression to Chartered Engineer status with Engineers Ireland. Accreditation for the programme will be sought after the first cohort of graduates emerges from the programme.
The ME has three primary elements: (i) advanced core modules in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, (ii) an individual capstone project, and (iii) modules on transferrable skills and personal development. The core Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering 5-credit advanced technical modules are in topics covered by our research priorities of: Embedded Systems Design, Signal Processing & Communications, Power Electronics & Energy Conversion, and Biomedical, Biometrics and Bio-inspired Electronics. Available modules in the area of transferable skills include: Financial Management; Engineering Research Methods; Risk and Reliability Engineering; Human Reliability; and Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.