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MEng in Electronic and Computer Engineering

Ireland

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What will I learn?

This programme is at the highest European Masters degree level. It offers advanced-level courses in the theory, analysis, design, modelling and manufacturing of electronic and computer systems. This newly revised offering combines the expertise of Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering in an updated, industry-relevant modern programme.

Students have the option of specialising in one of five areas: Internet of Things (IOT), Nanotechnology, Image Processing and Analysis, Semiconductor and Plasma Technology or Advanced Data Networks.

There are two intakes on to the programme, in February and September, and flexible study options are provided. Due to the scheduling of project deadlines, full-time students who start in September can complete the programme within 12 months, while full-time students who start in February can complete the programme within 18 months.

Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate exit awards are also available.

This newly revised offering combines the expertise of Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering in an updated, industry-relevant modern programme.:

  • To obtain a systematic understanding of the theory, concepts and methods at the forefront of knowledge pertaining to selected topics chosen from a wide set within Electronic & Computer Engineering.
  • To form a critical awareness of present-day, state-of-the-art and current developments and research at the forefront of a range of specialised areas in Electronic & Computer Engineering together with a knowledge and understanding of engineering practice, methods and techniques
  • To develop the ability to identify, formulate, analyse and solve engineering problems and to integrate knowledge, handle complexity and formulate judgements related to Electronic & Computer problems.
  • To allow a more intensive exposure to modern, industry relevant technologies through optional Majors in the Internet of Things (IoT), Nanotechnology, Image Processing and Analysis or Advanced Data Networks.

Careers

Opportunities will arise in Irish and International high-tech industry roles, including:

  • Research and Development Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Sales Engineer
  • Management Engineer
  • Software Engineer

Graduates have been employed by companies including Google, Intel, Oracle, IBM and Boston Scientific.

The skills learned, however, are fundamental and can also be applied to many other disciplines. In addition, the Masters Project will also greatly improve the graduate's employment potential.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Computing

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
€17,000.00 (US$ 17,642) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2023

More details

Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

Dublin City University

Glasnevin Campus,

GLASNEVIN,

Dublin,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an honours primary degree (any discipline) or equivalent. English Language Requirements: IELTS academic Overall score 6.5 or above and 6.5 in writing and speaking. Other sections scores 6.0 or above; TOEFL (Overall score 580 or above and all sections scores 55 or above, TOEFL CBT: Overall score 237 or above and all section scores 21 or above, TOEFL IBT: Overall score 92 or above and all section scores 21 or above); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CAP)/Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Overall score of 180 with a minimum of 176 in Speaking and Writing and 169 in Listening, Reading; Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic): 63 (with a minimum of 63 in speaking and writing and 59 in listening and reading).

For international students

A Primary Honours degree, Level 8 with an award of H2.2 or higher in Electronic/Electrical/Computer Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Sciences or other Engineering Disciplines

International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.

  • Irish Leaving Certificate English: Ordinary Level Grade D3
  • GCE A-Level English Language: Grade D
  • IELTS: Composite score of 6.5 or above, with no less than 6.0 in any one component
  • TOEFL: 237 (computer-based), 580 (paper-based test)
  • TOEFL iBT: Total Score of 92
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CAP): Overall score of 180 with a minimum of 169 in all components.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Overall score of 180 with a minimum of 169 in all components.
  • English Test for Academic and Professional Purposes (ETAPP): C1
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic): 63 (with a minimum of 59 in all components)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Dublin City University

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  • 20 per cent of student population is international
  • Ranked as one of the world’s top young universities
  • Based in Dublin, one of the friendliest cities in the world
  • Five faculties offering 80 dynamic programmes

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