Programme Title: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical & Electronic / Computer & Communications Engineering (Apply - Advanced Entry)
Successful completion of TU805 Engineering (General Entry) Year 1
Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature
If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this programme should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.
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This programme will educate you to an honours level in electrical and electronic engineering. It meets the educational standard required for chartered engineering membership of Engineers Ireland.
You can specialise in Power Systems Engineering, Control Engineering, Communications Engineering, Electronic Engineering, or Computer Engineering.
Work Placement takes place in Semester 2 of Year 3 and typically lasts between 3 to 6 months.
Control Engineering: design and application of control and automated systems, including robotics.
Electronic Engineering: analysis and design of electronic systems.
Communications Engineering: advanced communications, including emerging mobile systems & networks.
Computer Engineering: the programming and development of state-of-the-art computer systems.
You can select two major options from the following specialisations in third year: Electrical Power Engineering: analysis and design of modern power systems and associated plant; Control Engineering: design and application of control and automated systems, including robotics; Electronic Engineering: analysis and design of electronic systems; Communications Engineering: advanced communications, including emerging mobile systems & networks; or Computer Engineering: the programming and development of state-of-the-art computer systems.
Students who take the major options in Computer Engineering and Communications Engineering are eligible for the award BE in Computer and Communications Engineering, all others are eligible for the award BE in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Engineers Ireland (Chartered Engineer with Further Learning)
Graduates of the programme would typically be involved in such areas as power generation and distribution, telecommunications, transportation, information technology and renewable energy. After a number of years graduates tend to occupy senior positions in large multinationals, indigenous industry, SMEs, start-ups, government agencies and consultancy companies.
Electrical and Electronic Engineers typically find employment in the power and energy sectors, the production and manufacturing industries, and the semiconductor and medical devices industries.
Communications and Computing Engineers typically work in communications, software development, and internet companies.
This is a 4 year programme with advanced entry into Year 2 following on successful completion of the TU805 Engineering (Common Entry) Year 1.
- Electronic Systems
- Control Engineering
- Computer Architectures
- Signals and Systems
- Electrical Energy Systems
- Communication Networks
Semester 1: Mathematics 2, Computer Architecture 1, Signals and Systems, Programming 1, Analogue Electronics, Electrical Systems.
Semester 2: Mathematics 3, Communications Networks 1, Introduction to Electrical Energy Systems 1, Introduction to Control, Digital Electronic Design, Software Development.
Semester 1: Mathematics 4, Regulatory Environment & Engineer in Society, Instrumentation, Field and Circuit Theory, Communication Networks 2.
Two modules from the following Major Option selections: Electrical Machines & Power Electronics, Control Engineering Major 1, Digital Communications 1, Computer Architecture 2, Digital and Analogue Electronics 2.
Semester 2: Project Management, Digital Signal Processing 1, Work Placement.
Semester 1: Business and Management Studies. One elective modules from the following: Mathematics 5, Image Processing, DSP and Machine Learning, Wind Energy and PV for Electricity Supply, Internet of Things. Two modules from each of the selected Major Options.
Semester 2: One module from each of the selected Major Options and the Project.
If you’ve completed the TU805 Engineering (General Entry) programme for one year, the TU821 programme provides a general introduction to electrical and electronic engineering in stage 2. At the beginning of third year, you start your specialist options. During the second semester of Year 3, you’ll complete a six-month work placement.
On graduation, you may proceed to postgraduate studies leading to the award of MSc, MPhil or PhD at research institutes and universities worldwide.