Awards
Honours Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: DK_EELEG_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, Modular, Distance Education - DKIT
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Programme Credits:240
Programme Short Title:BEng(Hons) Elec Eng
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)On completion of this programme the learner will have a detailed understanding of Engineering design principles as well as the principles of e ective management
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)On completion of the programme the learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of:
 (b)Procedure and processes for engineering project development.
 (c)The application of sustainability to the solution of design
 (d)Design analysis and appropriate solution selection.
 (e)Analytical tools necessary for the critical assessment new projects.
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner will be able to:
 (b)Research technical problems and critically evaluate the resulting information and data.
 (c)Critically assess the engineering merits of a proposed design.
 (d)Measure and analyse engineering data using appropriate tools.
 (e)Compile and utilise information to develop a project.
 (f)Communicate client needs and engineering information in oral and written formats.
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner will be able to:
 (b)Exercise judgement to facilitate informed decisions on complex engineering areas relating to the development of an engineering project.
 (c)Think independently, formulate and test alternative solutions to engineering problems with regard to their technical merit and suitability.
 (d)Select and justify choice of engineering solutions from a range, based on the relative merits of each.
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner will be able to:
 (b)Manage the planning and budgeting of tasks and resources to focus engineering effort in a manner consistent with attainment of desired outcomes.
 (c)Make and report appropriate decisions and take responsibility for such decisions.
 (d)Integrate knowledge from a range of subject areas and analyse information from a variety of contexts.
 (e)Work with minimal supervision to advance the design or construction of an engineering project in a professional manner
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner will be able to:
 (b)Recognise the limitations of their own knowledge and identify means to address those shortfalls.
 (c)Recognise the need for life long learning and continuing professional development
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner will be able to:
 (b)Reflect on the wider implications on the community and society of engineering decisions and operations.
 (c)Understand the scope of the role attributed to them in the context of their employment
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner will be able to:
 (b)Can form a view and contribute to the development of the role of engineers in society.
 (c)Can appreciate the limitations of own knowledge, skills and competence.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COMP E8001 Computing for Engineering
ENGR E8027 Engineering Science
ENGR E8Z01 Engineering Professional Practice
ELTR E8002 Statics
MTRL E8006 Materials Science
MATH E8007 Engineering Mathematics 1
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E8028 Engineering CAD
ELEC E8001 Electrical and Electronic Principles
ELEC E8002 Dynamics
MATH E8008 Engineering Mathematics 2
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E8Z02 Embedded Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
ELTR E8Z01 Electronic Circuits and Systems ( Part 1 of 2 )
ELTR E8004 Linear Circuit Analysis
ELTR E8005 Digital Electronics
ELTR E8003 Sensors
MATH E7010 Engineering Mathematics
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ELTR E7006 Digital Systems Design
INST E7001 Computerised Instrumentation
PROJ E8019 Group Project
MATH E7004 Mathematics - Signals & Systems
ENGR E8Z02 Embedded Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
ELTR E8Z01 Electronic Circuits and Systems ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E8031 Applied Control Engineering
ELEC E7006 Electrical Engineering ( Part 1 of 2 )
ELEC E7005 Electronic Systems Design
MATH E8Z01 Engineering Maths -- DSP ( Part 1 of 2 )
ENGR 53466 DUMMY Engineering Design 1
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ELEC E8003 Electrical Machines
ELEC E7007 Automation 1
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COMP E7003 Computer Networks
ELEC E7003 Power Electronics
ENGR E8032 Engineering Design 2
ELEC E7006 Electrical Engineering ( Part 2 of 2 )
MATH E8Z01 Engineering Maths -- DSP ( Part 2 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
PLCE E8002 Industry External Placement
PLCE E8003 Project Placement
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E8030 Power System Engineering
ENGR E8001 Embedded Systems Design 1
ENGR E8025 Control Systems Engineering (54337) ( Part 1 of 2 )
COMM E8002 Data Communications (54666)
PROJ E8020 Final Year Project ( Part 1 of 2 )
ENES E8007 Enterprise and Operations
 

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E8002 Embedded Systems Design 2
ELEC E8004 Power Grid Systems
COMM E8003 Communications Systems
ELEC E8005 Power Electronics Design
ENGR E8025 Control Systems Engineering (54337) ( Part 2 of 2 )
PROJ E8020 Final Year Project ( Part 2 of 2 )