This NFQ Level 9, 30 ECTS Credits Masters Degree has been developed in collaboration with industry and is aimed at Electronic, Computer, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineers who wish to develop the skills required to design the next generation of technology for smart and autonomous vehicles.
The programme will run one year part time with 30 credits of taught modules delivered online.
This programme is funded under the Springboard initiative. Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020. If you are unemployed, you may be entitled to free fees for this programme under this initiative. If this programme is funded you will find it and be able to submit an application on the Springboard site at www.springboardcourses.ie
Key Course Information
Application Closing Date : 31st August 2020
Graduates with a Level 8 Honours Degree 2:1 or above in Electronic Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline are eligible to apply for this programme.
Programming knowledge (C or Python Programming) and Level 8 Engineering Maths are pre-requisites to the course.
Students will find employment in Senior Design Positions in Electronic, Mechanical, Mechatronics and Embedded Systems engineering for highly regulated industries. Although primarily directed at the automotive sector, many of the skills such as Machine Learning, Pattern Detection and Computer Vision are highly sought after for R&D roles in other industries such as the medical, agricultural and high-volume manufacturing industries.
Per 5 Credit Module: €750
Free for those classified as unemployed.
Fee for employed participants €400 (10% of fees)