Courses at DCU
School of Electronic Engineering

Single Module Programme - Engineering and Computing

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Deadline for all EU Applications extended to 30th September 2020

The IPME programme is a continuing-engineering education programme provided by the School of Electronic Engineering. On this remote access programme students use the web to access career relevant, high-level modules representing recent developments in Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering. The modules on this programme are typically taken for professional development purposes, or to apply to transfer to one of our other engineering postgraduate courses.

Areas covered include Image Processing and Analysis, Nanoelectronics, Photonics, Control Systems, Communications and Telecommunications Networks.

This programme is designed to enhance your knowledge, understanding and skills in Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering.

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With more than 20 modules available there is great scope to tailor the programme to your needs and interests in the largest and longest-running programme of its type in the country.

Flexible study options: combine full-time/part-time, on-campus/remote, a choice of two starting times each year.

The course is continually kept up-to-date to reflect changing trends in industry and research.

Acquire knowledge and skills that are in high demand in industry.

State-of-the-art facilities.

Students can take individual modules to up-skill their knowledge in Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering, thereby giving themselves the opportunity to advance their career or pursue additional education.



General Entry Requirements

This non-award programme allows applicants from diverse educational and/or employment backgrounds to access Level 8 and Level 9 modules with applications evaluated on a case by case basis.

Non-EU Applications

Candidates who are non-native speakers of the English language must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language. For further information on international applications click here. Additionally non-EU nationals who require a study visa to enter Ireland are ineligible to apply for part time programmes.

Make an Application

Dates for Submission of Applications 2020

Apply online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre ( using the PAC code DC808.

Programme Intakes

Closing dates are 30 September 2020 for EU applications and 12th July 2020 for non-EU applications.

All Applicants must submit

  • Certified Academic Transcripts for each and every year of study to date, with certified English translations if applicable
  • CV
  • Personal statement of 100 words

Non Native English Speakers

  • Evidence of competency in English which meet DCU entry requirements see link

Apply online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre ( using the PAC code DC808. Queries on completed applications may be made to