BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)Electronic Engineering

Full Time
2016 CAO range:
        278 - 505
Cork Road
4 years
240 ECTS

What is the BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering?

The BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering is a four year degree course which prepares students for employment in the electronics industry. This course is recognised by Engineers Ireland (EI).Industrial Studies and Placement

The placement occurs in an electronics company from mid-February to mid-August. 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
Analogue Electronic DevicesAnalogue Electronic Circuits 1
Combinational LogicSequential Logic
DC Circuit TheoryAC Circuit Theory
Physics 1Physics 2
Engineering MathsMaths Calculus
Learning SkillsIntroduction to Programming Concepts
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Analogue Electronic circuits 2Analogue Electronic circuits 3
Finite State MachinesDigital Systems
Electric Circuit TheorySensors, Fields & Filters
Telecommunications 1Telecommunications 2
Maths Ordinary Differential EquationsMaths Advances Calculus
Advanced Programming ConceptsObject Oriented Programming
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Analogue ControlIndustrial Studies
Advanced Engineering MathsIndustrial Placement
Data Structures & Algorithms
Semiconductor Fundamentals
Electromagnetic Fields & Waves
Telecommunications 3
Year 4
Semester 7Semester 8
Project 1Project 2
Microcomputer HardwareMicrocomputer Software
Theory & Applications of DSPReal-time DSP Imp
Choose three of the following electives:Choose three of the following electives:
*Data Communications*Digital Comm Analysis
*IC Design *Semiconductor Devices
*Applied Electromagnetism *Antennas & Radio Wave Prop
*Telecommunications Engineering *Applied Embedded Operating Systems
* = elective module*Digital Control


Leaving Certificate 2017:

Minimum entry requirements

2 subjects: H5
4 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7
Mathematics: H5

Advanced and Equivalent Entry:

Graduates of the 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

MEng in Electronic Engineering

Research Opportunities

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

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