Bachelor of Engineering Electronic Engineering CW527

  • NFQ Level 7
  • CW527
  • 18
  • 217
  • 3 Years
  • Overview
  • Further Studies
  • Career Prospects
  • Entry Requirements
  • Subjects
  • Enquiries

What is the Course about?

Electronic Engineering is the field of study which deals with the systems that underlie our modern world through the development of new equipment in the fields of medicine, communications, computing, security, business and entertainment. It is a challenging and creative profession and one which has facilitated a wide range of technological advances such as smartphones, medical diagnostic equipment, satellite communications, security systems and so many other things we now take for granted.

Special Features:

  • Accredited by Engineers Ireland (EI) and graduates are eligible for EI membership.
  • 50% of class time dedicated to practical exercises in laboratories, workshops and computing centre.
  • Well balanced mixture of theory and practical elements with an extensive design project in Year 3.
  • Latest computer aided design software tools and simulation laboratories.
  • Exit Award: Higher Certificate in Engineering - Electronic Engineering (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2.

What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Graduates of this course will also be eligible to progress to Year 4 of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronic Systems (CW558) at Institute of Technology Carlow.

What exemptions will I receive?




What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

Electronic Engineering offers a broad range of exciting career challenges including the creation of new innovations and developments in telecommunications, robotics, computing hardware and power electronics equipment. Graduates can expect to find careers as:

  • Development engineers - the design and development of new electronic engineering products
  • Technical support managers - installing, commissioning and servicing electronic products
  • Communications engineers - operating, upgrading and optimising communication networks.

What are the minimum entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate:

  • 5O6/H7

Subjects required:

  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • Mathematics O6/H7



For Further Information Contact

Dr Darren Kavanagh
BEng (Hons), PhD