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 from 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 from Waterford Institute of Technology 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

Typical career opportunities for graduates of this programme can be found in the following industry sectors:

  • Computer Engineering,

  • Computer Networking,

  • Telecommunications,

  • Semiconductor Devices,

  • IC Circuit Design,

  • Analogue and Digital System Design,

  • and many others.

Typical job functions include Design Engineer, Research Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Technical Manager.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Technology Management
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Analogue IC Design
  • Embedded Systems Design
  • HDL Digital Design
  • Semiconductor Device Engineering

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

  • The normal minimum expected entry requirement for the MEng in Electronic Engineering will be an accredited NFQ Level 8 Honours 2.2. Electronic Engineering Degree, e.g. the BEng (Honours) in Electronic Engineering at WIT.
  • Entry to the programmes may also be allowed via the Institute’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process on an individual case-by-case basis. This robust RPL process demonstrates that the candidate’s prior learning (education and experiential) has achieved outcomes commensurate with accredited Level 8 programme outcomes. 
  • Each RPL applicant must submit of a portfolio of evidence that maps the prior learning against the required Level 8 outcomes. This portfolio is reviewed by the Joint Programme Leaders and Head of Department and is supplemented by an interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

    4950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4950 EUR for the full programme 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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