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DT009
Electrical and Control Engineering

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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This course develops the skills necessary to analyse complex electronic circuits and power generating systems. In addition, the programme teaches computing skills, ranging from ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) to advanced level programming in control and automation systems.

The first year covers a broad range of topics in modern electrical engineering. Students then specialise in either control systems and automation or electrical energy systems. Students can opt out after 2 years with a Level 6 certificate.


 
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CCTXX    Control Technology
CELTX    Electronic Technology
CENGT  5M2061  Engineering Technology
CITXX    Information Technology

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Because of the broad nature of the programme, Electrical and Control Engineering graduates from DIT have found employment in a variety of engineering roles in the following industries:
Electrical power systems
Renewable energy
Automation
Robotics
Pharmaceutical industries
Process and manufacturing industries
Medical devices and equipment



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