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Electronic Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Maynooth, Ireland
The Electronic Engineering degree offered by the Maynooth University is accredited by Engineers Ireland and is recognised internationally.
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Overview

Through our research programmes, Electronic Engineering at Maynooth University has developed world-class expertise in the area of mobile communications, biomedical diagnostics and technologies, and the intelligent control of large machines such as Robots or wave machines.

Students progressing into the 5th year Master’s route, have the option in 4th year to complete one of the following: 6 month industry work experience / Erasmus or Research Internship or Project.

Career Option 

  • Our graduates are equipped to work in silicon chip manufacturing and design (e.g. Intel), communications companies and in the development of products closely combining hardware and software.
  • Students have the opportunity to graduate after 5 years with an ME in Electronic Engineering (master’s level). This degree will exempt holders from any further written examination on the path to qualify as a Chartered Engineer. 
  • Beyond electronic engineering, our graduates have the software skills to work in most software companies, and the problem solving and mathematical skills for many roles in the financial and management sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Students take the same modules in 1st, 2nd and 3rd year. In 4th year, students specialise in one of the following threeoptions:

  • Electronic Engineering with Computers (COE)
  • Electronic Engineering (EEG)
  • Electronic Engineering with Communications (COM)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    55

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General Requirements

  • Apply to the CAO by February 1st 2020. Late applications from mature students may be accepted after this date - consult the Undergraduate Studies website for updates. Application may not be made to the CAO after May 1st 2020.
  • Mature students must complete the CAO section for mature applicants fully, indicating clearly past or current studies, and outlining educational goals and objectives. Applicants are assessed on the basis of the information provided on their CAO application form. All questions should be answered in full.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Maynooth

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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