Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Ordinary Bachelor Degree

  • Field of Study

    Combined,Electronics and automation

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time,Part Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

Electronic Engineering at IT TallaghtThe Bachelor of Engineering Programme is designed to provide students with a proficiency in Electronic Engineering and equip them with professional engineering skills and knowledge that prepares them for employment or further study.  

Students will work with lecturers on real problems from industry allowing the development of professional engineering abilities during the Programme.  Graduates of the Programme will be skilled at multitasking and capable of leading a multifunctional team in a technical environment. They will also demonstrate a strong knowledge of electronic hardware and embedded computing technology and display excellent trouble shooting and problem solving skills. 

Programme structure
The Bachelor of Engineering Programme comprises of six semesters over three years with examinations in January and May of each year.  Each semester delivers six modules that are carefully designed to provide a broad based technical foundation in Electronic Engineering. 

In the first two years, you will gain a strong foundation in electronics and communication engineering as well as computing applications. 

The third year of the Programme introduces specialist design-based modules in communications, computing networks, digital circuit design, control systems and the fabrication of microelectronic devices. In addition you will take an Integrated Project module over both semesters.  The practical elements of our modules ensure you will spend approximately 60% of your time working with advanced equipment and software in our laboratories. 


This Programme provides you with the skills necessary to work in all aspects of the ICT industry including electronics, information technology, telecommunications, and computer network engineering, while also offering the graduate an option of progressing to an Honours Degree programme.

The Programme forms the Electronic stream and focuses on hardware and data communications design.  Our graduates are ideal candidates to fill many different roles in Ireland’s technically advanced industries. Successful completion of the Bachelor of Engineering will provide a progression path to the BEng (Hons) Programme in Electronic Engineering.


Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Grade O6/H7 or better in 5 ordinary level papers in the Leaving Certificate including English or Irish and Maths. Pass in Foundation Level Mathematics O4/H7.

Summary -  5O6/H7 - Maths (O4/H7)

2018 CAO points : 215 (round1) 

QQI/FET (formally FETAC) Entry Requirements 

Essential Major Awards-  Any

Essential Components Awards- C20174, C20175, C20139, 5N1833, 6N3395, 5N16654, 5N2066, 5N18396, B20029, 6N3395, 5N16654 at Merit Level (or O4/H7 in LCE Maths)

Career Opportunities

Electronic Engineering at IT Tallaght

The broad-based foundation will enable you to pursue a wide range of careers.

With our industry-relevant curriculum, you will be well placed to meet the needs of the industry when you graduate.

Graduates can work in areas such as product design and testing, equipment maintenance in manufacturing, mobile phone system maintenance and computer networking design and support. The need for engineering specialists will continue to increase particularly as computing and telecommunications technologies have penetrated into almost all aspects of our lives.  

How To Apply

James Wright ( Head of Department ) + 353 1 4042502   or

Department  phone extensions: + 353 1 404 2500 / 2702 / 2515   - Fax: + 353 1 4042500 

Further Information

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