BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)Electronic Engineering

Code:
WD004 ECE
Delivery:
Full Time
Level:
8
Campus:
Cork Road
Duration:
4 years
Credits:
240 ECTS

What is the BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering?

The BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering is a full-time, four year, honours degree course of study that can be chosen within the Engineering Common Entry Route.  This course is recognised by Engineers Ireland (EI) and prepares students for employment in the electronics industry.

Industrial Studies and Placement

The placement occurs in an electronics company from mid-February to mid-August in year 3, semester 6. Prior to going on placement, there is an intensive course on Health & Safety, Resource Management and Ethics in Engineering.

Companies which have taken students in the past include ABB, Abbott, Analog Devices, Bausch & Lomb, Braun, Datapac, EMC, Ericsson, ESB, GEA Automation, Honeywell, Howmedica, Intel, Janssen Pharmaceutical, Kromberg & Schubert, Lasercut Engineering, Measurex, Merck Sharpe & Dohme, Sanmina - SCI and Schering Plough.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Introduction to EngineeringAnalogue Electronic Devices
Engineering ComputingDC Circuit Theory
Engineering Maths 1Digital Electronics
Engineering Professionalism & Information TechnologyIntroduction to Programming for Robotics
Physics 1Maths Calculus 1
Physics 2
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Advanced Programming for RoboticsAnalogue Electronic Circuits 2
Analogue Electronic CircuitsDigital Systems
Finite State MachinesElectric Circuit Theory
Maths Ordinary Differential EquationsMaths Advanced Calculus
Intro Telecoms TheoryMicro Electronics
AC Circuit TheoryObject Orientated Programming for Microcontrollers
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Advanced Engineering MathsPlacement
Analogue ControlEnterprise Studies
Embedded Systems ScriptingResearch Methods
Mobile Wireless Telecoms 1
Semiconductor Fundamentals
Choose one of the following electives:
*Analogue Circuit Designs
*Electromagnetic Fields & Waves* = Elective
Year 4
Semester 7Semester 8
Embedded Systems Architecture & HardwareProject Implementation
Mobile Wireless Telecoms 2Embedded Firmware
Project SpecificationReal Time DSP Implementation
Theory & Applications of DSPChoose one of the following electives:
Choose one of the following electives: *Semiconductor Devices
*Application of the Internet of Things*Applied Embedded OSs
*Data Communications*Digital Control
*Digital Communication Analysis*Embedded System on Chip Design
* Microelectronic Circuit Design
* = Elective

Entry requirements for BEng (Hons) in Electonic Engineering:

The entry route for this programme is from WD004 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Common Entry) and students must meet the entry criteria for that course to gain entry through the CAO. 


Advanced and Equivalent Entry for BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering:

Students who complete other engineering courses at WIT, or another third level institution, at ordinary degree level or equivalent, may apply to transfer onto this course at the third year stage. Students who complete level 6 higher certificate programmes in engineering may apply for entry into this course at the second year stage.

Graduates of BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering may find employment in the following areas:

  • Electronics Design

  • Control Engineering

  • Research & Development

  • Test and Measurement

  •  Technical Support

  •  Electronic Sales

Follow on Study for BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering graduates:

MEng in Electronic Engineering

Research Opportunities BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering graduates:

Some recent graduates are pursuing Masters and PhD level research in Ireland and abroad.
 

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