M.Eng. On Campus

Electronic Engineering

Waterford Institute of Technology

12 months
10500 EUR/year
4950 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Masters Degree in Electronic Engineering at Waterford Institute of Technology provides tuition and practice in state of the art technology areas such as wireless communications, nanotechnology, mixed-signal IC design. It will extend the student's capabilities in a number of established topic areas, e.g. semiconductor engineering and digital communication systems.


The Electronic Engineering programme offered by Waterford Institute of Technology is at NFQ Level 9 and has been designed to meet the accreditation standard of Engineers Ireland at Chartered level. 

A module entitled Mathematical Modelling will enhance the analytical skills of students while important engineering management skills will be dealt with in the Technology Management module. The programme is designed to develop the student's knowledge and skills through a study programme which links theory and practice.

The programme will also provide students with experience of carrying out post-graduate level research in selected topic areas. The Masters degree requires successful completion of ten compulsory modules and two out of four elective modules. The student must also complete an applied programme consisting of the design project plus dissertation, the mini-project and the workshop seminar series


Students who complete this programme will be converse in professional communications, research methods, professional development and professional practice; allowing them to fully utilise the core technical skill base acquired to continue to further their professional and educational development. 

Typical job functions include: Chartered Engineer, Research Scientist,Integrated Circuit Design Engineer, Semiconductor Design & Fabrication Engineer, Digital System Design Engineer, Telecommunications Engineer, Wireless Communications Engineer, Project Engineer, Engineering Manager. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Technology Management
  • HDL Digital Design
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Semiconductor Device Engineering
  • Analogue IC Design
  • Digital Communications
  • Embedded Systems Design
  • Wireless Communications
  • Advanced DSP
  • Mixed Signal IC Design (E)
  • Semiconductor Process Engineering
  • Nanotechnology (E)
  • Optoelectronics (E)
  • Communication Networks (E)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the Masters in Electronic Engineering should hold a NFQ Level 8 Honours (2.2) degree in Electronic Engineering or cognate discipline (e.g. computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications, physics with electronics, etc.). 
  • Applicants who do not hold the standard qualifying NFQ Level 8 qualifi cation criteria, but have relevant industrial experience may be considered for admission to the programme under the Institute’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process and subject to an interview. 
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4950 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Waterford

670 - 1050 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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