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Electronic and Computer Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
This ME in Electronic and Computer Engineering is a two-year programme at University College Dublin designed to develop professional engineers who can excel in the electronic and computer sectors worldwide. Graduates of this highly sought after Masters leave equipped to forge a career at the highest level in this major sector of the world economy.

Overview

The Electronic and Computer Engineering at University College Dublin continue to change the way we live, and drive a significant fraction of the world economy.  This comes about through constant innovation, led by creative people with a strong understanding of the fundamentals of their field.  

This programme will help you to join in this success

  • Delivered by a highly research intensive School holding 101-150 in the QS world subject rankings, this two-year programme provides 6-8 months professional work experience as an embedded element of the programme.
  • You will gain an advanced understanding of a broad range of areas within electronic and computer engineering, and develop your skills in design, innovation and problem solving.  
  • A range of advanced topics from electronic engineering, computer science and business with options that allow you to tailor your degree to suit your interests

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Numerical Algorithms
  • Intro to Operating Systems
  • Foundations of Computing
  • Networks and Internet Systems
  • Processor Design
  • Performance of Computer Systems
  • Advances in Wireless Networking
  • Software Engineering (ME)
  • Solid-State Electronics I
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Signal Processing: Theory and Applications
  • Communication Theory
  • Solid-State Electronics II
  • Signals and Systems
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Control Theory

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • A bachelors degree with a minimum upper second class honours (NFQ level 8) or international equivalence in a relevant Engineering programme.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8085 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8085 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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