NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

School of Engineering College of Science and Engineering

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: ME DURATION: 9 months, full-time NUMBER OF PLACES: 20 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1MEEE1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. WHEN TO APPLY: NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply. CONTACT Mary Costello T: +353 91 492 728 E: 3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. This programme is offered within the purpose-built Alice Perry Engineering Building, a 14,200 square-metre, modern, energy-efficient facility, and the largest School of Engineering in the country; it is equipped with an extensive range of high-tech laboratory facilities in electrical and electronic engineering. 2. The programme will be delivered by staff members who are world leaders in research and industry interaction.

Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Your Course This full-time programme will enable BE (Level 8) graduates to advance and focus their engineering knowledge towards a career in industry or research based on electrical/electronic applications. It is at Level 9 in the Irish qualifications system and it satisfies Engineers Ireland’s education standard for Chartered Engineer status. Important information about the level of the ME qualification and students’ satisfaction of accreditation requirements is provided on page 176. The ME has three primary elements: (i) advanced core modules in Electrical and Electronic Engineering; (ii) an individual capstone project; and (iii) modules on transferrable skills and personal development. The core Electrical and Electronic advanced technical modules are in topics covered by our research priorities of: Embedded Systems Design; Signal Processing and Communications; Power Electronics and Energy Conversion; and Biomedical, Biometrics; and Bio-inspired Electronics. Available modules in the area of transferable skills include: Financial Management; Engineering Research Methods; Introduction to Regulatory Affairs; Human Reliability; and Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Career Opportunities This degree programme is ideally suited to the electrical/electronic engineer who wishes to become more competent in advanced electrical and electronic engineering topics. Graduates of the programme will be capable of working in any branch of electrical and electronic engineering, including power electronics, energy, biomedical electronics, microelectronics or automotive systems. The combination of modules on advanced technologies and transferable skills prepares graduates for roles in industry, consultancy and contracting, or further research. As an accredited (Level 9) programme, it has international recognition through the Washington Accord. Minimum Entry Requirements Entry to the programme is open to individuals who have Second Class Honours in a Level 8 degree in a related discipline from a recognised university or third-level college. Factors taken into account in determining admission include the specific content of the undergraduate degree, the applicant’s performance, and the availability of places. FIND OUT MORE AT: electrical-electronic-engineering.html OR

3. You can select a project in Electrical and Electronic

Engineering on any state-of-the- art topic covered by our research priorities.

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