Awards
Ordinary Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: DK_EELES_7
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Programme Credits:180
Language of Instruction:English
Department:Electronic and Mechanical
 

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)Specialised knowledge across a variety of areas including: Has knowledge of the underlying theory essential to the mathematics used for common engineering problems in Engineering.
 (b)knowledge of the fundamental principles of science appropriate to Electrical & Electronic Engineering. in particular the behavior of electrical currents in matter and topics in Heat & Light
 (c)knowledge and understanding of the role of ICT for engineering. sufficient knowledge and understanding of ICT to adopt it to solve common engineering problems. Knowledge of circuit simulation, Device Programming and Coding in addition to Office automation skills
 (d)knowledge of the essential elements of the design process and design methodologies relevant to common engineering problems in Electronic & Electrical Engineering.
 (e)basic knowledge and understanding of management and business in the context of common industrial practice.
 (f)knowledge of specific codes of practice in common engineering problems, including the role of design factors. • Has knowledge of the codes of practice relating to hazards and operational safety. • Understands the need for operational safety by design and good working practices.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)Recognition of limitations of current knowledge and familiarity with sources of new knowledge; integration of concepts across a variety of areas. Mathematics: • Understands the advantages and limitations of specific mathematical formulae and techniques used in the solution of common engineering problems. • Can demonstrate core mathematical knowledge to solve common engineering problems in E & E
 (b)Engineering. Science: • Has knowledge of relevant scientific concepts that enable and develop abstract thinking. • Understands the relationship between scientific principles and Mechanical & Electronic Engineering. • Understands the limitations of scientific techniques used in the solution of common engineering problems.
 (c)Information Technology: • Understands the basic concepts, advantages and limitations of the core technologies relevant to Engineering. • Understands the capabilities and limitations of computer based methods for solving common engineering problems.
 (d)Design & Development: • Can explain the relationship between core engineering topics and the technical design requirements for common engineering problems. • Has basic knowledge of the characteristics of commonly occurring engineering materials and components and the characteristics of design methodologies.
 (e)Business Context: • Understands the role of the engineering technologist in industry and business and the interpersonal skills required. • Understands management issues and company structures. • Understands the role and relationships in the supply chain of products, processes and engineering projects.
 (f)Engineering Practice: • Understands the operational practice and roles of individuals in E & E Engineering, including codes of practice, the assessment of hazards, operational safety and environmental issues. Codes of practice will be particularly relevant in the context of Electrical Services Design
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)Know How & Skill - Range Demonstrate specialised technical, creative or conceptual skills and tools across an area of study. Mathematics: • Can select and apply appropriate mathematical techniques to solve common engineering problems in E & E Engineering and present the solution in an appropriate form. • Can manipulate and sort given data through a range of standard forms. • Can derive mathematical formulae fundamental to Electrical Engineering. • Can specify and formulate routine mathematical methods pertaining to the understanding of common engineering problems.
 (b)Science: • Can apply and specify appropriate scientific techniques to solve common engineering problems, in Engineering. • Can conduct a well-described laboratory experiment and draw limited conclusions. • Can collect and interpret data with reference to a range of scientific principles relevant to common engineering problems and draw conclusions. • Can model and analyse simple engineering systems, processes and products using scientific principles.
 (c)Information Technology: • Can use computer-based engineering tools to solve common engineering problems and display the result. • Can understand the principles of the operation of the technologies that are core to Engineering.
 (d)Design & Development: • Can design a system, component or process using routine design techniques.
 (e)Business Context: • Can make acceptable presentations to peers and supervisors. • Can communicate effectively with the engineering community and society in general.
 (f)Engineering Practice: • Can develop a project plan, identifying the resource requirements and the timescales involved. • Can use a sound evidence-based approach to problem solving and contribute to continuous improvement. • Can operate and apply core technologies competently. • Can select and introduce new technologies.
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)Exercise appropriate judgement in planning, design, technical and/or supervisory functions related to products, services, operations or processes Mathematics: • Can select an appropriate mathematical/analytical/numerical method from a standard range to solve a particular problem. • Can assess the accuracy of proposed mathematical solutions to common engineering problems.
 (b)Science: For common engineering problems the graduate should be able to: 1. select and use appropriate scientific principles to produce routine solutions; 2. estimate errors/accuracy of measurement; 3. collect data, identify trends, and select appropriate methods to represent findings in a logical and clear manner; 4. identify problems and causes thereof and propose appropriate solutions.
 (c)Information Technology: • Can use industry standard software and techniques to manipulate represent and disseminate engineering data.
 (d)Design & Development: • Can select design methodologies and execute and produce a design modification for an existing system, component or process to meet a specified requirement of a common engineering system. • Can undertake routine practical or simulation testing of a design and report and comment on the results. • Can develop a new solution from an existing one.
 (e)Business Context: • Can estimate cost of familiar engineering works. • Can present simple budget requirements for common engineering projects. • Can work to national, EU and other international standards.
 (f)Engineering Practice: • Can solve common engineering problems through systematic analysis and design methods. • Can maintain and extend a sound theoretical approach to the application of technology in engineering practice. • Can identify, review and select techniques, procedures and methods to undertake common engineering tasks.
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)Utilise diagnostic and creative skills in a range of functions in a wide variety of contexts In the context of Electrical & Electronic engineering situations can: select and apply appropriate mathematical and scientific formulae and techniques to develop engineering solutions to practical problems;
 (b)design, manufacture, maintain and evaluate basic engineering components, products and systems, using soft and/or hard technologies;
 (c)assist with the design process through implementing and developing a system component or process to meet specified needs;
 (d)conduct a pre-specified engineering project within a specified time-frame;
 (e)work in a safe, ethical and environmentally sound manner;
 (f)Use an evidence-based approach to problem solving.
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)Accept accountability for determining and achieving personal and/or group outcomes; take significant supervisory responsibility for the work of others in defined areas of work
 (b)• Has an awareness of the responsibilities of an engineering technologist and the associated ethical responsibilities, together with the impact of engineering practices in a global and social context.
 (c)• Can apply current engineering technologies, in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, in a responsible manner.
 (d)• Can exercise independent technical judgement and work with significant autonomy within allocated responsibility.
 (e)• Can plan for effective project implementation and manage the organisation of tasks, people and resources.
 (f)• Can accept responsibility for the work of self and others.
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)Take initiative to identify and address learning needs and interact effectively in a learning group
 (b)Undertake continuing professional development necessary to maintain and enhance competence in own area of practice.
 (c)Can identify gaps in personal knowledge, understanding and skills and identify appropriate means of gaining these attributes.
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)Express an internalised personal world view, manifesting solidarity with others.
 (b)Can contribute to the development of the role of the engineering technologist in society.
 (c)Understands the wider social, political, business and economic contest within which engineering operates.
 (d)Understands the impact and management of change in the economy on the profession.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MATH E7001 Mathematics 1
EENG E7001 Electrical Fundamentals
ENGR E7024 Professional Practice
ELTR E7001 Electronic Devices
ENGR E7025 Embedded Systems 1 ( Part 1 of 2 )
ENGR E7026 Engineering Practice 1 ( Part 1 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E7028 Engineering Practice 1A
ENGL E7005 Erasmus English 1
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ELTR E7003 Electronic Circuits
EENG E7002 Electrical Principles
MATH E7006 MATHEMATICS - CALCULUS
ENGR E7001 Engineering Principles
ENGR E7025 Embedded Systems 1 ( Part 2 of 2 )
ENGR E7026 Engineering Practice 1 ( Part 2 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E7029 Embedded Systems 1 Semester 2
ENGR E7030 Engineering Practice 1B
ENGL E7006 Erasmus English 2
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ELTR E7004 Electronic Systems
ELTR E7008 Sensors
MATH E7010 Engineering Mathematics
ELTR E7012 Engineering Practice 2
ELTR E7011 Embedded Systems 2 ( Part 1 of 2 )
ELTR E7014 Embedded Systems 2A
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ENGL E7005 Erasmus English 1
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PLCE E7002 External Placement
ELTR E7006 Digital Systems Design
ELTR E7013 Embedded Systems 2b
ELTR E7011 Embedded Systems 2 ( Part 2 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ENGL E7006 Erasmus English 2

Stage 2 Exit Only Award : Higher Certificate

 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
53503 Project Year 3 ( Part 1 of 2 )
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
53417 Microelectronics ( Part 1 of 2 )
ELEC E7005 Electronic Systems Design
DESG E7002 DSP Systems Design
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
53424 Electrical Services Design 1
ELEC E7006 Electrical Engineering ( Part 1 of 2 )
ELEC E7007 Automation 1
Group Elective 3
Module Code Module Title
ELEC E7006 Electrical Engineering ( Part 1 of 2 )
ELEC E7007 Automation 1
51056 Renewable Energy 1
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ENGL E7005 Erasmus English 1
53484 Project A Semester 5
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ELEC E7003 Power Electronics
COMP E7003 Computer Networks
53503 Project Year 3 ( Part 2 of 2 )
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E7005 DSP Implementation
53417 Microelectronics ( Part 2 of 2 )
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
53425 ELECTRICAL SERVICES DESIGN 2
53490 Automation 2
ELEC E7006 Electrical Engineering ( Part 2 of 2 )
Group Elective 3
Module Code Module Title
53490 Automation 2
53411 Renewable Energy 2
ELEC E7006 Electrical Engineering ( Part 2 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
53482 Project B - Semester 6
ENGL E7006 Erasmus English 2

Stage 3 Award : Ordinary Bachelor Degree