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We asked Barry Duggan from Analog Devices to give some advice for people considering this job:
If your a logical thinker, like a challenge and are constantly trying to improve your understanding and knowledge then this is the job for you.
This job covers a very broad range of IC's (integrated circuits) which are used in various applications like mobile phones, cars etc. and everyday can be a new challenge or experience.
If you like taking things apart and seeing how they work then you'll really enjoy working in electronics.
Good organisational and presentation /communication skills are a nice bonus!
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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.
Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.
3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.
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Electronic engineering, like electrical engineering, is concerned with electrical systems. However, electronic engineering is more concerned with light current systems, where electricity is used as a carrier of information, such as in computers, televisions, mp3 players, etc.
This course covers the core subjects of electronic engineering, with an emphasis on new computer software courses, micro-chip design, computer communications, and multimedia applications.
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The trend with European customers is towards contact at a technical level as well as the usual marketing connections. This requires engineers with the traditional engineering skills as well as business management skills and a fluency in a European language.
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