Grad Cert in Electronic and Computer Engineering

Type
Graduate Certificate
Mode of Delivery
Online
ECTS Credits
30
NFQ Level
9
Faculty
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Course Start Date
Duration
3 months
Code
DC898 Full Time or DC890 Part Time
Cost
Fee: €2,800 This fee is covered by the Irish government for eligible candidates including those in receipt of unemployment payments and the PUP. Candidates who are in employment will pay 10% of the programme fee.
Availability
A limited number of places are available. Places will be offered on an ongoing basis until all courses are full.
Course Contact
Dr Conor McArdle, conor.mcardle@dcu.ie
Course Summary

The Graduate Certificate in Electronic and Computer Engineering programme provides graduates with knowledge and skills in state-of-the-art topics spanning key areas in current and emerging ICT fields. With continuing advances in technology, high user expectations and increasing statutory requirements, there is a high-demand for skilled engineers in electronic computing.

 

Grad Cert in Electronic and Computer Engineering

Grad Cert in Electronic and Computer Engineering

Students may tailor their programme, selecting from modules in the areas of IoT and connected-embedded systems, network design, implementation and security, electronic and photonic devices, computer vision and machine learning, amongst other topics. Full-time and part-time options are available for this 30 ECTS Level-9 programme so that it can be completed either over a single semester or over two semesters.

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate programme, may apply to transfer to our Masters programme (MEng in Electronic and Computer Engineering).

For more information about this course, please contact Conor McArdle.

An NFQ Level 8 qualification H2.2 or equivalent. An NFQ Level 7 qualification, with a minimum of three years relevant experience. Both cases are subject to an interview if deemed necessary by the Chair of Programme or Head of School.

In the case of all applicants to Dublin City University evidence must be provided of competence in the English language. The English Language requirements of DCU can be found here

 

Please visit www.pac.ie to make an application:

When selecting your programme for Full Time select DC898 for Part Time Select DC890.

Applicants must submit;

  • Certified academic transcripts for each and every year of study
  • Evidence of English Language *
  • Copy of valid Passport
  • A passport size photograph
  • Confirmation of nationality and residence (see below **)
  • Confirmation of Fee eligibility category (see below ***)

 

*Where candidates are non-native speakers of the English language, they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language (http://www.dcu.ie/registry/english.shtml ). 

 

** Important Eligibility Documentation

Eligible Applicants must be ordinarily resident in Ireland and must meet the nationality and EU residency rules as aligned to Springboard as detailed here https://springboardcourses.ie/faq  Applicants must provide supporting documentation to evidence that they meet this criteria at the time of application. Failure to provide adequate supporting documentation may lead to your application not being assessed in time for consideration for a place on these job stimulus programmes.

*** Applicants must self-declare their fee eligibility category and provide all supporting documentation to evidence they meet the criteria at the time of application. Failure to provide adequate supporting documentation may lead to your application not being assessed in time for consideration for a place on these job stimulus programmes. For further information on eligibility categories and the impact on fee liability, please visit https://springboardcourses.ie/faq.

 

Application Deadlines

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the programme is full or until 1st December 2020.  Please note all supporting documentation must be submitted by this date. Only completed applications will be considered.

 

Admission queries can be directed to postgraduateadmissions@dcu.ie