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
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
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