Taught course

Computer Engineering Grad Dip/MEng

University of Limerick · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

Primary degree in a relevant engineering, science or technology discipline. Applications from graduates from other disciplines who have a significant mathematics or computing element in their primary degree will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Programme Content: Year 1: Graduate Diploma
Semester 1
Digital Electronics 1, C++ Programming, Software Engineering, Computer Networks 1.
Semester 2- Digital Systems 4, Real Time Systems , Computer Networks 2, Distributed Systems.
Year 2: Masters Programme.
Semester 3- Elective 1, Elective 2, Project 1, Electives: Digital Signal Processing, Information Theory & Coding, Advanced Digital System Design.
Semester 4- Elective 3, Elective 4, Project 2, Electives: Processor Architecture, Digital Control, Digital Communications, Adavanced Topic Seminars
Elective modules offered may vary.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

Fees and funding

The University of Limerick is offering 10 taught postgraduate scholarships to potential applicants for the 2014/15 academic year. The value of each scholarship is €2,000. The successful candidates will receive the scholarship in the form of a reduced fee. The Scholarships will be allocated by the faculties on the basis of financial need and personal statement from the applicants. Please visit our website for more information on how to apply.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MEng
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Hussain Mahdi