Job placement is an important feature of the program and takes place at the end of Year 3 in this program and has a minimum duration of 8 weeks. Placement is supervised by DkIT teachers to support the student and ensure that the learning experience is relevant to the Learning Outcomes of the program.
Our graduates work in areas such as Electronic Product Design, Electrical Services, Electrical Engineering, Control and Automation and Communications.
A sampling of our graduate destinations includes:
- Agilent Technologies
- Amazon Web Services
- Anord Mardix
- Analog Devices
- Blueacre Technology
- ControlSoft Automation
- ESB International
- Electricity Supply Board
- Glen Dimplex Renewables
- Hanley Energy
- Hewlett Packard
- Mercury Engineering
- Nikon Precision Europe
- NXP Semiconductors
- Realtime Technologies
Part I of the program comprises 50 credits of taught courses and a preliminary research report worth 10 credits. These are assessed through a combination of written tests and continuous assessment. Successful completion of the initial leg of the course work modules qualifies the student to advance to Part II. Part II: a research thesis in electrical and electronic engineering (30 credits)
Graduates of MEngSc (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) will have a competitive advantage in the job market by virtue of the cutting-edge experience gained through their research project and advanced and specialized courses in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, particularly in areas that now they are in great demand. such as machine learning, smart grids, embedded systems, and the Internet of Things.
- Candidates must have a BE (Hons) degree in Electrical and / or Electronic Engineering, or an equivalent engineering qualification, with a minimum of Second Degree Honors I (NFQ, Level 8)
- Candidates from the Grandes Écoles Colleges are also eligible to apply if they are studying a related discipline at an ENSEA or EFREI graduate school and are eligible to enter the final year (M2) of their program.
- Candidates must be approved by the MEngSc (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) course team and / or the MEngSc (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) Program Director.
All graduate applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency. Certain tests (eg, IELTS, TOEFL, and Pearson PTE) have a three-year time limit on their validity and will apply. English language tests must be taken no more than three years prior to the start of a program.
Please note that Secure English Language Test (SELT) scores must be obtained in a single session of the corresponding qualification (for example, IELTS and TOEFL). We will not accept a combination of individual component scores from multiple tests.
Applicants who are nationals of a country that, according to the UCC, is predominantly English-speaking, or who have a degree or equivalent qualification that was taught in a country that is considered predominantly English-speaking, will normally be assumed to have met the language requirements of the UCC. However, in some circumstances, applicants may be required to present evidence of an English language qualification to satisfy the college program entry requirements.