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Electronics and Communications Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The Electronics and Communications Engineering  programme offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology prepares students for challenging careers in Electronic and Communications Engineering in areas such as design support, development and production. The programme has a particular focus on Communications Engineering, particularly in the latter years. 
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Overview

What is Electronics & Communications Engineering?

Communications technology is one of the most sophisticated and rapidly changing application areas of electronics. It now pervades the daily lives of every person, through mass communication networks, as well as person-to-person communications based on fixed and wireless networks. A good example is the Internet which has undergone explosive growth in the last few years. Communications also now involves a wide range of information, not just data, but also voice, multi-media and video.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this Electronics and Communications Engineering  programme offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology  can pursue a highly satisfying, well-paid career path in areas of employment such as working as an engineer for example, as part of a design team or developing sophisticated test systems. After gaining some experience there are also management opportunities. This programme will find employment for our graduates in a wide range of industries such as electronics, communications, pharmaceuticals, and other related areas.

What other options do I have after completion?

  • The DIT ‘Ladder System’ allows students who reach the appropriate level in final examinations progress to honours degree programmes.
  • Students who successfully complete year two of this programme and who do not wish to progress to the third year will be eligible for a Higher Certificate award.

What will I Study?

  • The programme prepares students for challenging careers in Electronic and Communications Engineering in areas such as design support, development and production. The programme has a particular focus on Communications Engineering, particularly in the latter years.
  • Graduates of the programme who achieve a high average mark in the final examinations are eligible for transfer into the honours degree four year programmes in Computer & Communications Engineering (DT081) and Electrical/Electronic Engineering (DT021).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Science
  • Mathematics
  • Digital Age Technology
  • Communication Systems
  • Electric Circuits & Devices
  • Electronic Systems & Practice
  • Communication Skills
  • Software Systems
  • Computer Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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