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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Computer Engineering in Mobile Systems

CAO code: BN117 Entry Route into programme:
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Mature grounds
  • Special circumstances
  • FETAC graduates
Duration: 4 years
NFQ level: 8
Method of application: CAO
Schedule: Full time
Award title: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Credits for Full Award: 120 @ NFQ Level 6; 60 @ NFQ Level 7; 120 @ NFQ Level 8
Awarding Body: ITB

Minimum Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for standard entrants are a pass in six subjects with two higher C3 grades and four ordinary D3 grades, including Mathematics and either English or Irish.

Mature students may be admitted without meeting these formal requirements.

The minimum entry requirements for graduates of FETAC Level 5 or 6 awards is any full award in a course in a cognate area and including a distinction grade in at least 3 modules. This award must include Mathematics or Mathematics for Computing or Mathematics for Engineering.

For more info about the courses considered as cognate areas for progression Click here.

Course Content

Year 1
Semester 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • Personal Development with Computer Applications
  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Science
  • Circuit Theory
  • Workshop Practice 1
Semester 2
  • Mathematics 2
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Programming 1
  • Electrical Science
  • Introduction to Data Communications & Networks
  • Workshop practice 2
Year 2
Semester 3
  • Microprocessor Systems 1
  • Programming 2
  • Electronic Computer Aided Design
  • Interfacing Electronics
  • Electronic Communications
  • Mathematics 3
Semester 4
  • Microprocessor Systems 2
  • Computer Networks
  • Manufacturing & Quality
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Mathematics 4
  • Project
Year 3
Semester 5
  • Mathematics 5
  • Digital Logic
  • Software Design And Testing
  • Digital Communications
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Project (Part 1)
Semester 6
  • Mathematics 6
  • Software for Real-time and Embedded Systems
  • Semiconductor Devices 1
  • Digital Design
  • Network Architecture and Protocols
  • Project (Part 2)
Year 4
Semester 7
  • Year 4 Project
  • Mathematics 7 for Computer Engineering
  • Embedded Operating Systems
  • Mobile Internetworking
  • Java and Algorithms
  • Wireless Communication Systems
Semester 8
  • Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Management Information Systems
  • Applications of Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Note :

Year 4 Project is delivered across Semesters 7 & 8 and assessed at the end of Semester 8.

 

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