CAO Code LY607
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Engineering (Ord)

Electronic Engineering

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Electronic Engineering is a three-year programme. that will prepare you for an exciting career working with and developing modern technology 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 Mathematics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Electrical Technology Mandatory 5 5
Programming 1 Mandatory 10 6
PLC Control 1 Mandatory 5 4
Analogue Electronics 1 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Microcontrollers Mandatory 5 4
Signal & Systems Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 3 Mandatory 5 4
Communications Systems Mandatory 5 4
4 Analogue Electronics 3 Mandatory 10 6
Instrumentation Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 4 Mandatory 5 4
Digital Communications and Transmission Mandatory 5 5
Java Programming Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Design Project 1 Mandatory 5 3
Embedded Systems 1 Mandatory 10 6
Mathematics 5 Mandatory 5 4
PLC Control 2 Mandatory 5 4
Wireless Communications Mandatory 5 5
6 Placement Mandatory 20 1
Engineering Management Mandatory 5 1
Engineering Skills Mandatory 5 1

Professional Recognition

The programme is accredited at associate level by Engineers Ireland.

Add-on Courses

On successful completion of this programme, learners may transfer to the following programmes at LYIT:

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