Electrical Engineering, B.Eng. | Waterford Institute of Technology | Waterford, Ireland
36 months
10250 EUR/year
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The Electrical Engineering course from Waterford Institute of Technology is designed to fully equip the students with the skills required to function as an engineering technician in the areas of electrical services, control, automation, energy production, renewable technologies and energy policy and legislation.


Electrical Engineering is primarily concerned with the generation , transmission and  distribution of Electrical power , the design and development of electrical machines and equipment and the specification of electrical service plans for industrial buildings and facilities.

There is also a major emphasis on ensuring that 70% of Irelands electricity demand is met by renewable energy sources such as wind , solar and hydro  by 2030.  Electrical Engineers work on the development of a smart electrical grid to allow for the effective utilisation of renewable energies

The first year of the Electrical Engineering course from Waterford Institute of Technology is designed to introduce the students to the fundamentals of maths, engineering science and technology that underpin the study of engineering.  It will equip students with the knowledge required to undertake a more specific study of engineering in relation to electrical engineering in years two and three.

Graduates from the BEng in Electrical Engineering may find employment in fields such as:

  •  Pharmaceutical Industry

  •  Medical Technology

  •  Manufacturing Engineering

  •  Power Generation

  •  Renewable Energies

  •  Electrical Contracting

Filing roles such as:

  •  Electrical Technician

  • Maintenance Technician

  •  Field Service Engineer

  •  Electrical Services Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental Engineering Maths
  • Electrical Science
  • Electronic Devices & Theory
  • Computer Aided Electrical Engineering
  • Robotics & Control
  • Electrical Power Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 5 subjects: O6/H7
  • English or Irish: O6/H7
  • Mathematics: O6/H7
  • If English is not your first language, students should present evidence of competence. 
  • You should be at least 17 years of age in January of the year of entry. 
  • You must have a Secondary/High School Diploma, with good grades in English and Mathematics and at least 4 other subjects, on average + 60%. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10250 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

Student Contribution €3,000

Living costs for Waterford

670 - 1050 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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