CAO Code LY618
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)

Electronics

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electronic Engineering will prepare you for a career in the design and implementation of electronic and embedded systems applications in mobile and wireless communications. The programme includes an extended work placement which will significantly enhance your career opportunities. You really will be at the forefront of the future.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Mathematics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Engineering Science Mandatory 5 5
Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Electronic Engineering Mandatory 5 4
Digital Fundamentals Mandatory 10 6
2 Programming 1 Mandatory 10 6
Analogue Electronics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Electrical Technology Mandatory 5 5
PLC Control 1 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Mathematics 3 Mandatory 5 4
Signal & Systems Mandatory 5 4
Microcontrollers Mandatory 5 4
Communications Systems Mandatory 5 4
4 Java Programming Mandatory 5 3
Digital Communications and Transmission Mandatory 5 5
Instrumentation Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 4 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Design Project 1 Mandatory 5 3
Mathematics 5 Mandatory 5 4
PLC Control 2 Mandatory 5 4
Embedded Systems 1 Mandatory 10 6
Wireless Communications Mandatory 5 5
6 Engineering Management Mandatory 5 1
Engineering Skills Mandatory 5 1
Placement Mandatory 20 1
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Mathematics 7 Mandatory 5 4
VHDL & Programming Mandatory 5 4
Embedded Systems 2 Mandatory 5 4
Communications Technologies for Embedded Systems Mandatory 5 5
Design Project 2 Mandatory 5 2
Innovation, Technology and Business Mandatory 5 1
8 Embedded Systems 3 Mandatory 5 4
Networking/Embedded Systems Mandatory 5 5
Project 2 Mandatory 10 4
Professional Practice Mandatory 5 1
Machine Learning Mandatory 5 4

Professional Recognition

The programme is accredited at associate level by Engineers Ireland.

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Masters degree (by research) at LYIT.
  • Master’s degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6406 / +353 (0)74 918 6410

Head of Department Dr Jim Morrison
Email: Jim.Morrison@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6401

School and Department
School of Engineering
Department of Electronic and Mechanical