BEng in Electronic Engineering

Bachelor of EngineeringElectronic Engineering

Full Time
2019 CAO range:
        191 - 554
Cork Road
3 years
180 ECTS

What is Electronic Engineering?

Common electronic systems include applications like mobile phones, sound and vision systems, computer and information technology, automation and machine control, robotics and biomedical engineering. Electronic engineering is concerned with the design, development, manufacture and application of electronic devices, circuits and systems.

What is the BEng in Electronic Engineering course?

The BEng in Electronic Engineering is a full-time three year degree course, which prepares students for employment and/or further education in the area of electronic engineering.

Project Work

There is a strong emphasis on project work in the course. Students design, construct and test embedded electronic applications.The BEng has a strong embedded electronic, software and instrumentation emphasis.

Example project application areas 

Example project application areas include Robotics, Automotive Electronics, Telecommunications, Sensors and Interfacing to Mobile Phones and WWW. 

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Electrical Engineering Applications & Practice Discrete Active Circuits
Engineering Professionalism & Technology Combinational Digital Systems
Electrical Science 1Electrical Science 2
Fundamental Engineering MathsIntroductory Calculus
Engineering Science Electrical Design Software
Electronic Devices & Circuit TechnologyElectronics Project
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Operational Amplifiers & ApplicationsElectronic Power Circuits
Sequential Digital SystemsProgrammable Digital Systems
Telecommunications FundamentalsIndustrial Instrumentation
Further Calculus and ProbabilityLinear Algebra and ODE’s
Electronic Systems 1Electronic Systems 2
Introduction to HLL ProgrammingControl Systems
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Embedded Systems ProjectEmbedded Project Application
Embedded HLL ProgrammingTelecommunications Systems
Industrial Measurement Embedded Systems Design
Math.Transform MethodsLinear/Fourier Analysis
Computer InterfacingComputer Interfacing & Network
Embedded Arm Development

Leaving Cert: Minimum entry requirements for BEng in Electronic Engineering

5 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7
Mathematics: O6/H7

Advanced and Equivalent Entry for BEng in Electronic Engineering:

Career Opportunities for BEng in Electronic Engineering graduates:

  • Telecommunications (e.g. Nokia, Ericssons)

  • Microprocessor manufacture (e.g. Intel)

  • Field service engineering (e.g. Siemens)

  • Automotive Electronics

  • Software development C/C++/JAVA

  • Technical sales

Follow on study for BEng in Electronic Engineering graduates:

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