Higher Certificate in Electronics & Computer Engineering
What is Electronic Engineering?
Electronic engineering is a rapidly advancing profession and is the driving force behind the development of the world’s information technology. Electronic engineers create, design and develop everyday devices like the mobile phone, portable music devices and computers. Electronic engineering offers a broad range of exciting career challenges including producing new innovations and developments in telecommunications, robotics, computing hardware and power and electrical equipment.
ELECTRONIC ENGINEERS DESIGN AND DEVELOP THE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT WE USE EVERY DAY, FROM MOBILE PHONES TO MICROWAVES
- Love of problem-solving
- Creative thinking
- Technical mind
- Team work
Electronic engineers use their problem-solving skills to…
- Design cutting-edge consumer gadgets such as virtual reality headsets or augmented reality glasses.
- Improve navigation control systems for aircraft, ships and trains.
- Enhance the design of medical devices such as hearing aids or pacemakers.
- Design artificial intelligence systems for computers and devices.
|Mech. and Electronic Eng.||SG305||Higher Certificate|
*New Common Points Scale
The new Leaving Certificate Common Points Scale from 2017 is not directly comparable with the scale that was in existence from 1992 to 2016.
Applicants should list their CAO course choices in genuine order of preference and they will be offered the course highest up on their list that they are deemed eligible for, if any.
Electronic Engineering graduates will find many employment opportunities both in Ireland and abroad in a range of industries:
• Design Engineer
• Maintenance Engineer
• Production Engineer
• Sales Engineer
• Management Engineer
• Software Engineer
What subjects will I study?
|Introduction to Programming||05|
|Schematic Capture and Simulation Design 1||05|
|Electrical Principles Engineering M and E 101||05|
|Introduction to Engineering (ME, MT, EE)||05|
|Computer Systems and Networking 1||05|
|Mechatronics Technology 102||05|
|C Programming 101||05|
|Circuit Layout Design 2||05|
|Computer Systems and Networking 2||05|
|Instrumentation and Control 201||05|
|C Programming 201||05|
|Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship||05|
|Audio and Image Processing||05|
Who do I contact?
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510