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AL701
ICT Engineering - Electronics & Wireless / Network Mgt / Computer Engineering

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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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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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This programme provides a common entry year 1 to the following Level 7 programmes; BEng in Electronics and Wireless Communications, BSc in Network Management and BEng in Computer Engineering. 

It has been developed to give students sufficient time and experience to come to an informed choice as to which specific electronic, computing or software programme they wish to follow.

This broad experience of some of the major areas in ECS, namely Electronics, Software and Networks will better enable the students to carry on to Year 2, knowing they have an interest and aptitude for a particular field.

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This is a common entry course for:

Electronics and Wireless Communications

Network Management

Computer Engineering

On completion of this first year the student would be eligible to join the year 2 of any of the three current Electronics, Computer and Software programmes listed above.


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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:
C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or LCE Maths

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Employment opportunities can be fund in areas such as Communications, Computer Applications, Software Development, Networks, Telecommunications, and Digital Electronics.



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