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Computer Engineering / Innealtóireacht Ríomhaireachta

Course Title: Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering

2022 CAO Points: 260

Leaving Certificate Requirements:

Minimum Number of





Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



QQI/FET Requirements:

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Any full Level 5 or 6 award
Must include a pass in one of the following:-
  • Mathematics (C20139)
  • Mathematics (5N1833)
  • Mathematics for Computing (C20175)
  • Mathematics for Engineering (C20174)
  • Mathematics (6N3395)
  • Maths for Information Technology (5N18396)
  • LC Maths

Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature Applicants:

Applications from mature students (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website.  

Course Description

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.

Please search for the TU Dublin offer on the HEA website www.heanet.ie/store

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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
  • Digital Logic
  • Linear Algebra and Calculus
  • Interfacing Electronics
  • Computer Networks

Semester 2

  • Microcontroller Applications
  • 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 & Computer Systems
  • Java and Algorithms
  • Wireless and Mobile Networks
  • Project (Part 2)
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Advanced Entry applications are accepted to this course. For further information on how to make an Advanced Entry application, please visit our CAO Hub.  A full list of courses open for Advanced Entry is detailed on the CAO website

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 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