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Embedded Systems Engineering - Specialist Diploma

Course Details

Available: Part- Time

Duration: 1 year

Award: Postgraduate

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:
Thomas Newe
Email:
Thomas.Newe@ul.ie
Name:
Springboard
Email:
springboard@ul.ie
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Brief Description

Start Date: January 2020

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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 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 .

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 2020

  • Operating Systems
  • Digital (Embedded) Systems

Autumn Semester 2020

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

Start Date: 29/01/2020

Finish Date: 15/12/2020 (approx., to be confirmed in Autumn based on final project completion date).

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.

Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University.

The programme is 90% funded for the Employed; fees are fully funded for Returners and those in receipt of payment from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP). See springboardcourses.ie website for full details regarding eligibility.