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On a personal level you need to be a good team player, good communicator and organised. From a technical viewpoint a background in physical sciences or engineering is essential. A PhD in semiconductor related field would prove extremely beneficial. The opportunities are vast within a company the size of Intel so you do have the option to change career direction if needed.
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GA573
Energy Systems and Automation Engineering - Cancelled

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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 HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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*COURSE CANCELLED*

This is a three year full-time Level 7 ordinary degree programme.

The programme focuses on five key areas; Electrical Power, Electrical Services, Electrical Automation, Energy Systems, Business and Project Management skills

Direct entry to Year 2 is available to suitably qualified applicants such as electricians who apply directly to the Admissions Office, GMIT.


GMIT Graduate, Colman Feeney, Energy Engineering

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Your qualification is a passport to work anywhere in the world.

  •  Electrical installation and commissioning
  •  Electrical and building services management
  •  Electrical contracting and consultancy
  •  Electrical & Energy analysis and auditing
  •  Environmental engineering
  •  Process control and automation in manufacturing industries
  •  Process control and automation in the chemical and biopharmaceutical  industries
  •  HVAC, BMS and BEMS systems
  •  Maintenance management
  •  You may start your own business



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