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Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Your course
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.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements
Entry to the programme is open to individuals who have Second Class Honours in a Level 8 degree in a related discipline from a recognised university or third level college. Factors taken into account in determining admission include the specific content of the undergraduate degree, the applicant’s performance and the availability of places.

Duration

9 months, full-time.

Careers or further progression

Career opportunities
This degree programme is ideally suited to the electrical/electronic engineer who wishes to become more competent in advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering topics. Since 2013, the ME degree has been required to satisfy the educational requirements for progression to Chartered Engineer status. Graduates of the programme will be capable of working in any branch of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, including consultancy and contracting. As a programme that is targeted for accreditation, it will have international recognition through the Washington Accord.

Further enquiries

Ms. Mary Costello
T: +353 91 492 728
E: mary.costello@nuigalway.ie

Comment

3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. This programme is offered within the new €40m Engineering Building, a 14,200 square metre, modern, energy-efficient facility, and the largest School of Engineering in the country; it is equipped with an extensive range of high-tech teaching and research electrical, electronic and computer engineering laboratory facilities.

2. The programme will be delivered by staff members who are world leaders in terms of research and industry interaction.

3. You can select a project in Electrical and Electronic Engineering on a state-of-the-art topic which is covered by our research priorities.

Application date

WHEN TO APPLY:
NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

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