Electronic engineers design, develop, test, and oversee the creation of anything from drones and electric cars to the technology in smartphones, sat navs and systems in hospitals. Our course offers you many different ways to develop your understanding of electronics. You'll work on lab-based projects, work individually and in small teams. You'll learn to project manage and bring your technical knowledge to problem solve different situations. You will spend year three in industry. You can apply for placements available to students on your course or can agree your own placement with an appropriate company. During your industrial year, you remain fully registered with the University, with regular meetings with your tutor. With the ever-changing developments in technology, you will graduate with the confidence to create, understand and develop electrical control systems of the future. All our electrical and electronic courses have the same content in year one and two so by year three, you can choose to specialise in the topics that interest you. As a BEng graduate, there are many options available to you. You can choose to register with the Engineering Council as an Incorporated Engineer or progress to Chartered Engineer status. Our course will give you with the required engineering expertise for either a career in industry or in a variety of other professions.
All students follow a common programme in year one and you will study modules such as computer engineering, engineering mathematics, power and energy and information and systems. In year two, you will continue to improve your understanding of electronic engineering, and your design skills will be developed through a variety of laboratory-based subjects. The industrial placement is completed in your third year and in your final year, you have the opportunity to undertake an individual project as well as a number of varied optional modules such as power electronic applications and control, digital communications and robotics, dynamics and control.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
European Baccalaureate - 75% overall including 80% (or 8.0) in Mathematics 5 and 80% (8.0) in Physics, Chemistry or Biology. GCSE requirements - English grade C (numerical grade 4)
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.