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Computer and software engineering involves developing new software and hardware for computers by combining the skills of both electronic engineering and computer science. Engineers design, produce and test programmes, networks, chips, and processors.
The first two years of the programme will provide learners with a strong practical and theoretical foundation in: computing and programming languages, software, digital and analogue electronics, electrical science, and engineering mathematics. At the end of the second year, students can select a major option from five available – Electronic Engineering, Computer & Communications Engineering, Robotics Control & Software Engineering, Electrical Energy Engineering, and a General option.
Careers or Further Progression...
Graduates of the Electronic and Computer Engineering programme will build successful careers in a wide range of application areas, including research, design and development of:
Mobile and Wireless Systems
Computer Systems and Networks
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Security and Forensics
Integrated Circuit Technology
Energy Production & Distribution Systems
Smart Energy Management
Electrical Power Systems
Sensors and Sensor Networks
Automation Control Systems
Automotive and Aerospace electronics
Engineers often move quickly into senior management and consultancy positions, using their analytical approach to project management and problem solving. There are also worldwide opportunities for advanced study and research, and graduates can diversify into many other areas such as business, medicine and law.
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Barry Duggan is an Electronic Engineer working in the Design Evaluation Group in Analog Devices. He works on numerous products from concept to release and these products are used by different companies in numerous end applications such as mobile phones, cars, oil rigs and base-stations.
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Tracey works as a Design Evaluation Engineer for Analog Devices in Limerick. She holds a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from UL. She did her co-op 8 month placement during college with Analog and spent her summer after 4th year working for Analog in California.