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ME Electronic and Computer

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120)

This ME in Electronic and Computer Engineering is a two-year programme designed to develop professional engineers who can excel in the electronic and computer sectors worldwide. Graduates of this highly sought after Masters leave equipped to forge a career at the highest level in this major sector of the world economy.

Delivered by a highly research intensive School holding 101-150 in the QS world subject rankings, this two-year programme provides 6-8 months professional work experience as an embedded element of the programme.

You will gain an advanced understanding of a broad range of areas within electronic and computer engineering, and develop your skills in design, innovation and problem solving.

A range of advanced topics from electronic engineering, computer science and business with options that allow you to tailor your degree to suit your interests

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes

International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

This programme is aimed at graduates with an honours Bachelor's (first cycle) degree in electronic engineering or a closely related discipline.

Course Description
The electronic and computer sectors continue to change the way we live, and drive a significant fraction of the world economy. This comes about through constant innovation, led by creative people with a strong understanding of the fundamentals of their field. This programme will help you to join in this success.

Entry requirements

A bachelors degree with a minimum upper second class honours (NFQ level 8) or international equivalence in a relevant Engineering programme.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.


2 years, full time

Number of credits


Careers or further progression

The ICT sector in Ireland is a thriving and growing industry with 9 out of the top 10 global ICT companies maintaining a presence in Ireland and the job opportunities in this sector are exemplary. The government has an ongoing commitment to generate thousands of jobs in the ICT sector every year and at present there are as many as 5,000 job vacancies in Ireland's burgeoning ICT sector and this gap could grow as Ireland hurtles towards becoming the digital capital of Europe.The ICT sector responsible for approx. 25% of Ireland’s total turnover.

Prospective employers include: Accenture, Analog Devices, Intel, Microsoft, SAP, Synopsys and Xilinx to highlight but a few.

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Michelle Mathews
Contact Number:+353(0)1 716 1802

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Option

Numerical Algorithms ACM40290

Intro to Operating Systems COMP20180

Foundations of Computing COMP30010

Networks and Internet Systems COMP30040

Processor Design COMP30080

Performance of Computer Systems COMP40010

Advances in Wireless Networking COMP40660

Software Engineering (ME) COMP41670

Solid-State Electronics I EEEN20070

Electromagnetic Waves EEEN30030

Signal Processing: Theory and Applications EEEN30050

Communication Theory EEEN30060

Solid-State Electronics II EEEN30100

Signals and Systems EEEN30110

Modelling and Simulation EEEN30150

Control Theory EEEN40010

Photonic Engineering EEEN40030

Wireless Systems EEEN40050

Digital Communications EEEN40060

Neural Engineering EEEN40070

Radio-Frequency Electronics EEEN40150

ME Prof. Work Exp. (Short) EEEN40200

ME Prof. Work Exp. (Long) EEEN40210

ME Elec&Comp Eng Project EEEN40240

Digital & Embedded Systems EEEN40280

Entrepreneurship in Engineering EEEN40300

Power Electronics Technology EEEN40310

Analogue Integrated Circuits EEEN40570

Optimisation Techniques for Engineers EEEN40580

Distributed Control and Optimisation over Networks EEEN40590

Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits EEEN40600

Professional Engineering (Finance) MEEN30140

Professional Engineering (Management) MEEN40430

Application date

The following entry routes are available:

ME Electronic and Computer Engineering FT (T163)
Duration 2 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake:2017/2018 September

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