Taught course

Telecommunications Engineering

Institution
Dublin City University · Faculty Of Engineering and Computing
Qualifications
MEng

Entry requirements

The following general requirements apply:

  • An honours degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Sciences or other Engineering disciplines is a normal requirement for direct entry onto the Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma/M.Eng programmes, however:

There are two entry routes for both the Graduate Certificate/Diploma:

  • A basic primary degree in a relevant disciple

or

  • A related Diploma plus a minimum of three years relevant experience. Applicants applying via this route will also be required to attend an interview as part of the application process.

Non-EU applicants are assessed under the same criteria as specified above and their qualifications are also checked for equivalence using the NARIC system (UK National Academic Recognition Information Center).

Existing students have the performance-related options of transferring between programmes, such as moving from the Graduate Diploma to the Masters. For more information please see the page regarding Programme Transfer.

For those taking a single module a recommendation from the module coordinator is required.

Please note that all applications are subject to review/approval by the Programme Chair.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

This programme is at the highest European Masters degree level. It offers advanced-level courses in the theory, analysis, design, modelling and manufacturing of telecommunications systems. Students can decide when to join and how to study (remote, part time and full time options available). Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate exit awards are also available.

Areas covered include Optical Communications Systems, Data Network Protocols, Broadband Networks, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Wireless and Mobile Communications, Internetwork Security, and Digital Signal Processing.

Information for international students

International candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language. For further information on international applications click here.

Fees and funding

International students
Please see our website

Qualification and course duration

MEng

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Jennifer Bruton
Email
Jennifer.Bruton@dcu.ie