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MEngSc Electronic & Computer Engineering

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The MEngSc in Electronic & Computer Engineering is a year-long programme designed to provide training for engineers who wish to work at a high level in the electronic and computer sectors worldwide. You will develop an advanced understanding of the theory and technology of modern electronic and computer systems and their business environment. You will build your knowledge through taught modules and project work and you will learn about design, innovation and problem solving at a level significantly beyond that of your primary degree.

Delivered by a highly research active School holding 101-150 in the QS World Subject Rankings, this masters provides intensive training to up-skill students to meet the needs of the growing Irish ICT sector.

The balance of the programme between theory and practice will provide you with an excellent basis to work as an engineer in many different types of industry

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 4-year 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.


Duration:1 Years
Attendance: Full Time

MEngSc Electronic & Computer Engineering (T257) Full Time

Number of credits


Careers or further progression

The ICT sector responsible for approx. 25% of Ireland’s total turnover and this sector 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.

Prospective employers include: Accenture, Analog Devices, Intel, Microsoft, SAP, Synopsys and Xilinx.

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Michelle Mathews
Contact Number:+353 (0)1716 1802

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
MEngSc Project EEEN40290

Stage 1 - Option

Numerical Algorithms ACM40290

Entrepreneurship in Action BMGT30090

Computer Science for Engineers II COMP20080

Foundations of Computing COMP30010

Networks and Internet Systems COMP30040

Processor Design COMP30080

Operating Systems I COMP30090

Performance of Computer Systems COMP40010

Advances in Wireless Networking COMP40660

Software Engineering (ME) COMP41670

Electronic Circuits EEEN20040

Digital Electronics: from gate to system EEEN20050

Electromagnetic Waves EEEN30030

Signal Processing: Theory and Applications EEEN30050

Communication Theory EEEN30060

Signals and Systems EEEN30110

Control Theory EEEN40010

Photonic Engineering EEEN40030

Wireless Systems EEEN40050

Digital Communications EEEN40060

Neural Engineering EEEN40070

Radio-Frequency Electronics EEEN40150

Digital & Embedded Systems EEEN40280

Entrepreneurship in Engineering EEEN40300

Power Electronics Technology EEEN40310

Analogue Integrated Circuits EEEN40570

Professional Engineering (Finance) MEEN30140

Professional Engineering (Management) MEEN40430

Application date

The following entry routes are available:

MEngSc Electronic & Computer Engineering FT (T257)
Duration 1 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.

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

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