• » Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronics & Embedded Systems

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronics & Embedded Systems
    CAO Code  LY618
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  4 Years ab initio
    Standard Code Places:  40
    National Framework Level  8
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from QQI
    Is this Programme for Me?
    The need for electronics and embedded systems engineers in Ireland and the UK is growing exponentially. This programme will prepare graduates to enter careers in the development of hardware and software for electronic medical equipment, industrial and military control systems, mobile communications and the Internet of Things.
    Entry Requirements
    • Leaving Cert Entry Requirements
      • 6 subjects at O6/H7
      • 2 subjects at H5
      • ENG/IRS at O6/H7
      • Maths at 06/H7
      • Lab Science required
    • FETAC applicants click FETAC
    • Guideline entry requirement for EU/EEA applicants are available here.
    What will I have to study?

    Year/SemesterModules
    Mandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits
     1/1  Mathematics 1 Mandatory  5
     Engineering Science Mandatory  5
     Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Mandatory  5
     Introduction to Electronic Mandatory  5
     Digital Fundamentals  Mandatory  10
     1/2  Mathematics 2 Mandatory  5
     Electrical Technology Mandatory  5
     Programming 1 Mandatory  10
     Analogue Electronics1 Mandatory  5
     PLC Control 1 Mandatory  5
     2/3  Mathematics 3 Mandatory  5
     Signals & Systems Mandatory  5
     Analogue Circuit Design 1 Mandatory  10
     Micro-controllers Mandatory  5
     Communication Systems Fundamentals Mandatory  5
     2/4  Mathematics 4 Mandatory  5
     Java Programming Mandatory  5
     Instrumentation Mandatory  5
     Digital Communications and Transmission Mandatory  5
     Analogue Circuit Design 2 Mandatory  10
     3/5  Mathematics 5 Mandatory  5
     Engineering Management 1 Mandatory  5
     Design Project Mandatory  5
     Embedded Systems 1  Mandatory  10
     PLC Control 2  Mandatory  5
     3/6  Mathematics 6 Mandatory  5
     Wireless Communications  Mandatory  5
     Analogue Electronics 2  Mandatory  10
     Project 1 Mandatory  5
     Engineering Management 2 Mandatory  5
     4/7  Mathematics 7 Mandatory  5
     VHDL & Programming  Mandatory  5
     Embedded Systems 2  Mandatory  5
     Communications Technologies for Embedded Systems  Mandatory  5
     Design Project 2   Mandatory  5
     Innovation, Technology and Business Mandatory  5
     4/8  Mathematics 8 Mandatory  5
     Software Design (with Embedded Linux)   Mandatory  5
     Embedded Systems 3  Mandatory  5
     Networking of Embedded Systems  Mandatory  5
     Project 2 Mandatory  5
     Professional Practice Mandatory  5
    Career Opportunities
    Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
    • Telecommunications
    • Medical Devices
    • Connected Health
    • Automation
    Graduate careers typically include:
    • ICT and Microelectronics Industries
    • Embedded Systems Design  
    • Medical Devices Industry
    • Technical Sales & Marketing in related industries
    Are there follow-up Programmes Available?
    Upon completion of studies graduates can proceed to Masters Degree study at other Universities in Ireland or abroad.
    This course begins in September each year. How to Apply
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact Dr Jim Morrison, Head of Department of Electronics & Mechanical Engineering, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: jim.morrison@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186401

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