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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Electronic and Computer Engineering

Dublin City University - DCU
Dublin City University - DCU
Course Code
DC190
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r2
391
Points Change

Course Summary

Engineering and Computing
Engineering and Computing

More than any other discipline, electronic engineers have been at the heart of generating the technology of our modern society. However, there are still major global problems to be solved, and you can be sure that because of their knowledge and skills, electronic engineers will be at the forefront in creating solutions.

Whether it is problems of clean water, sufficient energy, global warming or better global nutrition and health, electronic engineers will be developing solutions that will complement and coordinate the activities of other disciplines.

Students have a choice of four Majors including : Systems and Devices, High Speed Communication, Digital Interaction, the Internet of Things and a research project in their chosen field in Fourth Year. The course also includes a strong software and programming theme.

Course Details

College Link > DC190 - Electronic and Computer Engineering

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Investigative

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Realist

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

Career Progression

A six month (INTRA) paid engineering internship is part of the third year and can be spent at home or abroad.

Graduates enter careers as Research and Development Engineers, Design Engineer, Software Engineer in the areas of Electronics, Smart Economy, Sustainable Energy, Communication and the Health Sector.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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