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LY607
Electronic/Computer Engineering (Common Entry)

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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Electronic engineering, like electrical engineering, is concerned with electrical systems. However, electronic engineering is more concerned with light current systems, where electricity is used as a carrier of information, such as computers, televisions, CD players, etc.

This course offers major specialisations within electronic engineering, such as communications, optical engineering, robotics, power control systems and computer engineering.

The common first year leads to the following Degree Award options: 
Electronic Engineering or Computer Engineering

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LY607 - Electronic/Computer Engineering (Common Entry)
Letterkenny IT

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LY607 - Electronic/Computer Engineering (Common Entry)
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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or LCE Maths

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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  • A test technician, troubleshooting electronic circuits or programming automatic test equipment;
  • A field service technician, installing and setting up electronic control equipment in industry;
  • As a sales technician, negotiating with industrial clients on the purchase of electronic systems;
  • A process technician, ensuring quality control in the production of electronic equipment.



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