|Location of Course||IT Sligo|
|Learning Outcomes||Having completed the programme, you will be able to:
Program a 32-bit RISC microcontroller and interface it to the real world.
Use software and hardware tools to process signals digitally.
Program and configure operating systems.
Program field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).
Complete an advanced embedded systems project.
Research current applications and future possibilities for nanotechnology in electronic engineering.
After you Graduate
|Further Enquiries||ULearning Skillnet:
Phone: 086 0214825
|Entry Requirements||Merit Grade at Level 7 (Ordinary Degree) in Electronic Engineering or related discipline. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant industrial experience will also be considered through IT Sligos RPL process.|
|Course Content||About Electronic Engineering
Electronic Engineering at Level 8 investigates platforms for implementing advanced embedded systems. Typical platforms are 32-bit RISC processors, DSPs, FPGAs and configurable system on chip technology. These platforms may also incorporate the use of a real time operating system (RTOS). An important application area for advanced embedded systems is audio and image processing.
About this Programme
|Financial Support||This course has been approved by ULearning Skillnet for a fees subsidy of up to 25% for students whose company is a member of the ULearning Skillnet network.
There are also a limited number of free places available for unemployed students who meet the required criteria by ULearning Skillnet.
Please note there are only a limited number of subsidies available for both employed and unemployed students.
|Enrolment and Start Dates Comment||2 Year Course, enrolment in September|
|Subjects Taught||First Year:
Digital signal processing (10)
Nanotechnology and electronics (5)
Operating systems programming (10)
|Course Fee||4,450 per year, OR 800 per 5 credit module, 1,600 per 10 credit module, 2,400 per 15 credit module|