BEng in Electronic & Computer Engineering (Online)

  • NFQ Level 7
  • Credits 60
  • Course Code N/A
  • Award Ordinary Bachelor Degree Addon
  • Duration 2 yrs

Course Summary

Delivery: Online

About Electronic Engineering

Modern electronic engineering systems are often referred to as embedded systems and these systems are the main focus of Electronic Engineering in IT Sligo. Embedded Systems combine hardware (electronic circuits), software (computer programs) together into products such as mobile phones, MP3 Players, computer network routers, aircraft guidance systems and automobile engine management systems.

About this Programme

This is year 3 (the award year) of the Level 7 BEng in Electronic Engineering. Having completed the programme, you will be able to:

  • Implement serial communications protocols on an 8-bit microcontroller.
  • Use software tools for digital signal processing.
  • Write embedded code for an 8-bit microcontroller.
  • Complete an embedded systems project with an 8-bit core.
  • Design, integrate and test an embedded system.


Key Course Information

Application Closing Date : 31st August 2022

Entry Requirements

Merit Grade at Level 6 (Higher Cert) in Electronic Engineering or related discipline. Applicants who have successfully completed the Certificate in Electronics and Automation are also eligible. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant industrial experience will also be considered through IT Sligo’s RPL process.

Career Opportunities

This course allows students to pursue a career at associate engineering level anywhere in the electronics, software or manufacturing industry.

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