Honours Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: TA_EAELE_B
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:Yes
Programme Credits:240
Language of Instruction:English
Department:Electronic Engineering
CAO Code:
  1. TA221

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)Demonstrate an understanding of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to the field of electronic engineering
 (b)Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of mathematical methods, and the underlying theory, relevant to electronic engineering.
 (c)Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of appropriate scientific principles and appreciate the extent of their applicability to electronic engineering problems
 (d)Select mathematical, statistical and scientific models and derive solutions to relevant engineering problems, having regard for their limitations, inherent assumptions and range of applicability.
 (e)Have knowledge and understanding of the essential elements of the design process and methodologies relevant to complex engineering problems in the particular field of electronic engineering.
 (f)Be able to demonstrate and apply ethical and environmental standards to engineering practice.
 (g)Apply project management methods using a knowledge of electronic engineering technology and business techniques.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding in one or more specialised areas, some of it at the current boundaries of the field of electronic engineering
 (b)Select and formulate appropriate mathematical and scientific methods to solve problems in the area of electronic engineering.
 (c)Identify and evaluate problems, root causes thereof and propose appropriate solutions.
 (d)Be able to demonstrate current regulations and procedures pertaining to electronic engineering.
 (e)Use sufficient knowledge and understanding of ICT to adopt it to solve complex engineering problems.
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)Demonstrate mastery of a complex and specialised area of skills and tools; use and modify advanced skills and tools to conduct closely guided research, professional or advanced technical activity
 (b)Develop models of engineering systems using industry-standard software tools.
 (c)Generate documentation, including data collections, that will allow communication among non-technical users and technical team members.
 (d)Analyse, present and communicate technical information in an appropriate way, to a range of audiences.
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)Exercise appropriate judgement in a number of complex planning, design, technical and/or management functions related to products, services, operations or processes, including resourcing.
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)Use advanced skills to conduct research, or advanced technical or professional activity, accepting accountability for all related decision making; transfer and apply diagnostic and creative skills in a range of contexts.
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)Act effectively under guidance in a peer relationship with qualified practitioners; lead multiple, complex and heterogeneous groups.
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)Learn to act in variable and unfamiliar contexts; learn to manage learning tasks independently, professionally and ethically.
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)Express a comprehensive internalised, personal world view manifesting solidarity with others.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PHYS H1020 Physics
MATH H1060 Mathematics 1
ELSC H1001 Electrical Circuits 1
COMM H1025 Interactive Computer Programming
ELPR H1001 Electronic Workshop
CSKD H1000 Critical Skills Development

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MATH H1061 Mathematics 2
ELSC H1002 Electrical Circuits 2
ANEL H1002 Analogue Electronics
INES H1000 Interactive Embedded Systems
DIGT H1002 Digital Systems 1

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MATH H2065 Mathematics 3
JAVA H2000 Java
DIGT H2065 Digital Systems 2
PROJ H2065 Project 1
NWSY H2065 Computer Network Fundamentals
Module Code Module Title
SMSE H2001 Introduction to Smart Sensors
TELE H2065 Radio Systems

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MATH H2066 Mathematics 4
CONT H2066 Control Systems
DIGT H2066 Microprocessor Fundamentals
PROJ H2066 Project 2
RTSW H2000 Routers and Switches
Module Code Module Title
GUID H2001 GUI Development
ANEL H2065 Solid State Electronics

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
EMSY H3001 Computer Programming
MATH H3060 Mathematics 5
DATC H3001 Network Design
TELE H3001 Digital Communication Fundamentals
SEMT H3001 Semiconductor Fabrication
ASDD H3001 Control Systems Design

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ASDD H3002 Electronic Circuits and Filters
EMSY H3002 Embedded Systems
MATH H3061 Mathematics 6
SEMT H3002 Power Engineering
TELE H4001 Analysis of Analogue Communication
CAEE H3001 Digital Design with Verilog

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MATH H4064 Mathematics 7
PROJ H4018 Project 1
DIGS H4001 Digital FSM Design
COMM H4009 Analysis of Digital Communications
Module Code Module Title
SEMT H4003 Semiconductor Materials Characterisation
COMM H4006 Communication Systems
INTE H4000 Internet Systems
SEMT H4001 Semiconductor Devices
ENSW H4001 Software Development 1 (C++)

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MATH H4062 Mathematics 8
PROJ H4019 Project 2
DSPG H4000 Digital Signal Processing
STRA H4060 Management Practice
Module Code Module Title
DIGS H4002 Digital Microprocessor Design
SEMT H4006 Nanoscale Devices
WIRE H4000 Wireless Communications Design
ENSW H4002 Software Development 2
NETW H4000 Network Engineering
OPER H4000 Operating Systems
ANEL H4000 Analogue IC Design