Computer Engineering / Innealtóireacht Ríomhaireachta

Programme Title: Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering

2021 CAO Points: 222

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Do you love the idea of building gadgets and making them do what you want with your own software? In this course, you’ll learn how things work and how to apply your imagination to improve and invent things that we all use in our daily lives. There’s growing demand for graduates with this mix of hardware and software skills, including hardware-software integration. You’ll work on specially designed projects that bring together the various subjects in your course, with access to well-equipped labs.

This course will 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, Software Design and Quality, Computer Architecture and Computer Systems and Wireless and Mobile Networks.

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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Our graduates work in a rage of roles including:

  • Mobile Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Electronics Design
  • Technology Innovation
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • 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
  • Linear Algebra and Calculus
  • Interfacing Electronics
  • Computer Networks

Semester 2

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

Semester 1

  • Signals and Transforms
  • Physics of Semiconductor Devices
  • Software Design and Quality
  • Digital Communications
  • Software for Real-Time and Embedded Systems
  • Project (Part 1)

Semester 2

  • Signals and Systems Analysis
  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Java and Algorithms
  • Wireless and Mobile Networks
  • Project (Part 2)
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

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

On successful completion, you’ll be eligible for the final year of the TU816 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Computer Engineering in Mobile Systems.

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Level 7


Bachelor of Engineering


3 years

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Progression Options

Years 1, 2 & 3
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering (Level 7)
Year 4
Progress to the final year of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Computer Engineering in Mobile Systems