B.Eng. On Campus

Electronic Engineering (Hons)

Waterford Institute of Technology

48 months
10250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The BEng in Electronic Engineering (Hons) at Waterford Institute of Technology is recognised by Engineers Ireland (EI) and prepares students for employment in the electronics industry.


The Electronic Engineering (Hons) program offered by Waterford Institute of Technology is a full-time, four year, honours degree course of study that can be chosen within the Engineering Common Entry Route.  

The placement occurs in an electronics company from mid-February to mid-August in year 3, semester 6. Prior to going on placement, there is an intensive course on Health & Safety, Resource Management and Ethics in Engineering.

Companies which have taken students in the past include ABB, Abbott, Analog Devices, Bausch & Lomb, Braun, Datapac, EMC, Ericsson, ESB, GEA Automation, Honeywell, Howmedica, Intel, Janssen Pharmaceutical, Kromberg & Schubert, Lasercut Engineering, Measurex, Merck Sharpe & Dohme, Sanmina - SCI and Schering Plough.


  • Electronics Design
  • Control Engineering
  • Research & Development
  • Test and Measurement
  •  Technical Support
  •  Electronic Sales

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Analogue Electronic Devices
  • Engineering Computing
  • DC Circuit Theory
  • Engineering Maths 
  • Introduction to Electronic & Electrical Technology
  • Engineering Professionalism
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Engineering Physics 
  • Digital Systems
  • Finite State Machines
  • Advanced Programming for Robotics
  • Analogue Control
  • Micro Electronics
  • Intro Telecoms Theory
  • Semiconductor Fundamentals
  • Electric Circuit Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum entry requirements:

  • 2 subjects: H5
  • 4 subjects: O6/H7
  • English or Irish: O6/H7
  • Mathematics: O2/H6

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10250 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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