MEng in Electronic and Computer Engineering From Dublin City University

Program Overview

  • To obtain a systematic understanding of the theory, concepts and methods at the forefront of knowledge pertaining to selected topics chosen from a wide set within Electronic and Computer Engineering

  • To form a critical awareness of the present-day state-of-the-art and current developments and research at the forefront of a range of selected specialised areas in Electronic and Computer Engineering together with a knowledge and understanding of specialised Electronic and Computer Engineering practice, methods and techniques

  • To develop the ability to identify, formulate, analyse and solve engineering problems and to integrate knowledge, handle complexity and formulate judgements related to Electronic and Computer Engineering problems

  • To develop the skills to design components, systems or processes to meet specific needs and the knowledge and understanding of analysis and design processes and techniques and the ability to apply them in unfamiliar situations

  • To allow a more intensive exposure to modern, industry-relevant technologies through specialised Majors topics



  Course Duration

12 Months

  Tuition Fee



IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 92


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Students may opt for the General Masters programme, offering maximum flexibility of module choice, or take the option of specialising in one of the following Majors:

  • Major in the Internet of Things (IoT): Specialise in Connected Embedded Systems, Network Programming, Real-time Digital Signal Processing, Data Analysis and Machine Learning

  • Major in Image Processing & Analysis (IPA): Specialise in advanced Computer Vision systems, Digital Signal Processing, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

  • Major in Future Network Technologies (FNT): Specialise in advanced Radio and Optical Technologies, and the network architectures they support, including next-generation Access, Edge and Data Centre networks

  • Major in Advanced Data Networks (ADN): Specialise in next-generation Wireless Networking, Sensor Networks, Internet protocols and architectures, network engineering and performance analysis and network simulation methods

  • Major in Nanotechnology (Nano): Specialise in Nanoelectronics Devices - physics and engineering, Photonics Devices and Systems, Semiconductor Manufacturing practices, methodologies, and technologies

  • Major in Semiconductor & Plasma Technology (SPT): Specialise in Industrial Plasma applications, Solid-State Electronics, Semiconductor Nanoelectronics manufacturing

Along with four core Majors modules and a major-specific masters project, students choose four complementary modules. This allows additional skillsets to be developed to enhance, or diversify, their chosen Major speciality.

General Entry Requirements:

  • A Primary Honours degree, Level 8 with an award of H2.2 or higher in Electronic/Electrical/Computer Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Sciences or other Engineering Disciplines

  • International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competancy in the English language.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: Overall score 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

TOEFL iBT: Overall score 92 or above.

EU Status Fee: €7,240

Non EU Fee: €17,000

Opportunities will arise in Irish and International high-tech industry roles, including:

  • Research and Development Engineer

  • Design Engineer

  • Production Engineer

  • Sales Engineer

  • Management Engineer

  • Software Engineer


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