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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Computer Engineering in Mobile Systems

CAO code: BN117 Entry Route into programme:
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Mature grounds
  • Special circumstances
  • QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) graduates
Duration: 4 years
NFQ level: 8
Method of application: CAO
2017 Points: 290
Award title: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Credits for Full Award: 120 @ NFQ Level 6; 60 @ NFQ Level 7; 60 @ NFQ Level 8
Awarding Body: ITB

Minimum Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate applicants will require a H5 in any two higher level subjects and a 06/H7 in four other subjects, these subjects must include Maths and English or Irish.

Mature students may be admitted without meeting these formal requirements.

Minimum entry requirements for QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) graduates, see www.itb.ie/QQI-FET

Course Content

Year 1
Semester 1
  • Algebra & Geometry
  • Professional Development for Engineers
  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Science
  • Circuit Theory
  • Workshop Practice 1
Semester 2
  • Fundamentals of Calculus
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Programming 1
  • Electrical Science
  • Introduction to Electronic Communications
  • Workshop Practice 2
Year 2
Semester 3
  • Microprocessor Fundamentals
  • Programming 2
  • Electronic Computer Aided Design
  • Interfacing Electronics
  • Computer Networks
  • Linear Algebra & Calculus
Semester 4
  • Microcontroller Applications
  • Digital Logic
  • Web Technologies & Databases
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Project
Year 3
Semester 5
  • Signals & Transforms
  • Physics of Semiconductor Devices
  • Software Design And Quality
  • Digital Communications
  • Software for Real-time and Embedded Systems
  • Project (Part 1)
Semester 6
  • Signals & Systems Analysis
  • Computer Architecture & Computer Systems
  • Java & Algorithms
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
  • Wireless and Mobile Networks
  • Project (Part 2)
Year 4
Semester 7
  • Year 4 Project
  • Linear Systems & Optimisation
  • VLSI Circuit Design
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Wireless Communication Systems
  • Industrial Placement

Elective : Management Information Systems

Semester 8
  • VLSI System design
  • Mobile Internetworking
  • Internet of Things Technologies

Elective : Applications of Digital Signal Processing

 

Note :

Year 4 Project is delivered across Semesters 7 & 8 and assessed at the end of Semester 8.

Students who do not go on Industrial Placement will take the Elective module in Semester 7 and 8.

 

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What our students say...

Ciaran Sharpe

" The course provided an excellent basis for understanding many aspects of computer engineering and electronics as well as engineering principles and standards when working as a professional engineer in the industry. The best thing about ITB was the excellent facilities and the close and friendly atmosphere. The best thing about studying engineering is the variety of careers that it can lead to as well as the constantly evolving and advancing industry that means you will never stop learning. "

Ciaran Sharpe ,
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Computer Engineering Graduate

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