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.
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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Computer and software engineering involves developing new software and hardware for computers by combining the skills of both electronic engineering and computer science. Engineers design, produce and test programmes, networks, chips, and processors.
The first two years of the programme will provide learners with a strong practical and theoretical foundation in: computing and programming languages, software, digital and analogue electronics, electrical science, and engineering mathematics. At the end of the second year, students can select a major option from five available – Electronic Engineering, Computer & Communications Engineering, Robotics Control & Software Engineering, Electrical Energy Engineering, and a General option.
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Graduates of the Electronic and Computer Engineering programme will build successful careers in a wide range of application areas, including research, design and development of:
Engineers often move quickly into senior management and consultancy positions, using their analytical approach to project management and problem solving. There are also worldwide opportunities for advanced study and research, and graduates can diversify into many other areas such as business, medicine and law.
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