Computer Engineering / Innealtóireacht Ríomhaireachta

2020 CAO Points: 223

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Applications from QQI Level 5 and 6 are welcome. Further details at

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at

In this course, you’ll learn how things work and how to apply your imagination to improve and invent the things we use in our daily lives. It’ll give you a sound theoretical knowledge across a mix of disciplines, together with strong practical skills. Subjects covered include everything from Algebra and Geometry, Digital Electronics, Electrical Science and Microprocessor Fundamentals to Computer-Aided Design, Web Technologies and Databases and Object-Oriented Programming.

You’ll work on specially designed projects that bring together the various course subjects. You’ll enjoy well-equipped labs, easy online access to course materials, and on-site support from enthusiastic staff willing to spending time working with you.

Further Study: On successful completion, you’ll be eligible for Year 3 of Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering

IT Requirements

A HIGH spec computer is recommended (i.e. able to run Win 10, Linux virtual machines, VLSI design packages etc. comfortably, should be able to use Wi-fi and camera to attend online classes, needs high RAM, larger SSD,). MS Windows 10 based laptops are recommended.

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  • Software Engineering
  • Electronics Design
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Manufacturing, Automation
  • Test Engineering

Semester 1

  • Algebra and Geometry
  • Professional Development for Engineers
  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Science
  • Circuit Theory
  • Workshop Practice 1

Semester 2

  • Fundamentals of Calculus
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Programming 1
  • Electrical Science
  • Introduction to Electronic Communications
  • Workshop Practice 2

Semester 1

  • Microprocessor Fundamentals
  • Programming 2
  • Electronic Computer-Aided Design
  • Interfacing Electronics
  • Computer Networks
  • Linear Algebra and Calculus

Semester 2

  • Microcontroller Applications
  • Digital Logic
  • Web Technologies and Databases
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Project

Since I was a child I have always been fascinated by computers and electronics.  This course turned out to be just right for me – combining elements that satisfy both my hobbies and my career.  

- Justas Bartnykas, Computer Engineering

TU Code



Level 6


Higher Certificate in Engineering


2 years

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