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Embedded Systems Engineering - Professional Diploma

Course Details

Available: Part- Time

Duration: 1 year

Award: Professional Diploma

Qualification: NFQ Level 9 Minor Award

Faculty: Science and Engineering

Course Type: Professional/Flexible

Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.

Contact(s):

Name:
Mark Halton
Email:
Mark.Halton@ul.ie
Name:
Springboard
Email:
springboard@ul.ie

Brief Description

Commencing in January 2022

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The rapid growth of applications in the embedded systems and devices area requires skilled engineers who have the necessary specific hardware and software expertise.

The Professional Diploma in Embedded Systems Engineering is a one year part-time postgraduate level programme (two semesters) designed for technology professionals who wish to upskill to meet an emerging skills gap in the Embedded Systems area .

The rapid growth of applications in the embedded systems and devices area requires skilled engineers who have the necessary specific hardware and software expertise.

The Specialist Diploma in Embedded Systems Engineering is a one year part-time postgraduate level programme (two semesters) designed for technology professionals who wish to upskill to meet an emerging skills gap in the Embedded Systems area. It is an intensive blended-learning programme, suitable for those working fulltime, with an on-campus requirement of one evening per week.

The programme comprises of 4 taught modules and an Industry-based project.

Spring Semester 2021

  • Operating Systems
  • Digital (Embedded) Systems

Autumn Semester 2021

  • Real Time System Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Industry-based Project

 

Level 8 honours primary degree, at minimum second class honours, in a relevant engineering/ computing/mathematics or technology discipline; and relevant programming experience in C or C++ or related languages .

Applicants who do not meet the academic entry requirements but who have significant relevant experience in the technology sector (minimum 5 years) and are encouraged to apply under the University Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy.

What to Include with your Application
Delays in receiving these documents will affect the progress of your application.
- Photo or Scanned original copy of your transcripts for all years of study. (Graduates of UL need only provide us with their Student ID number.)
- Photo or Scanned copy of passport to verify ID and full legal name.
- A copy of your most recent CV, please note that by providing this document you are agreeing that we may send it to members of industry if you require assistance when searching for an Industry Learning Placement (ILE) or project work (applies to some courses only).

- Proof of Status, e.g. unemployed, employed, self employed, returners. Acceptable documents for proof of status can be found here https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility
- Applicants who do not have English as their first language may satisfy English Language requirements:
• If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
AND
• English language competency certificate

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Springboard+

The fee for this programme is €5000

Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria under Springboard+ can qualify for 90% or 100% funding subject to the availability of places.

 

Employed

All employed participants must pay a contribution of the course cost directly to the provider for all level 7-9 courses. Please note some formerly self-employed applicants not in receipt on DEASP payment are liable for 10% fees also. The onus is on the participant to arrange payment of this fee. The HEA will fund the remainder of the cost directly to the provider.

Unemployed and Returner participants

Springboard+ will pay all fees for unemployed and returner participants.

 

To clarify eligibility please go to https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

 

Please note that Fees are subject to review

For information on funding and scholarships please click here.