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Bachelor of Engineering in Computer and Electronic Engineering

Discipline: Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 7

Programme Duration: Three years

Mode of Study: Full time

Application Route: Apply through the CAO

Entry Requirements: Minimum LC grade of O4/H7 in Mathematics, in addition to general entry requirements

Places: 80

CAO Round 1 Points: 200 (2016)

Why Study?

GMIT has one of the top Electronic Engineering qualifications in Ireland. You will learn about computers, electronics and software from the basic transistor to the internet. We pride ourselves on our innovative learning environment which uses team and problem-based techniques… this means less teaching and more learning for you.

Programme Modules

Year 1:

  • Computer Electronics
  • Electronic Principles
  • Applied Electronics
  • Project
  • Web Design & Software Animation
  • PCs and Multimedia
  • Technology
  • CAD
  • Mathematics
  • Learning to Learn

Year 2:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming
  • Project
  • Analog Devices
  • Microelectronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Computer Networks
  • European Language
  • Mathematics and Civic Engagement

Year 3:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming
  • Project
  • Computer Networks
  • Signals and Systems
  • Digital Systems
  • Enterprise and Innovation
  • Mathematics
  • Eelective modules

Career Opportunities

Your qualification is a passport to work anywhere in the world. The companies you work for may be in computers, the Internet, software, telecommunications, broadcast media, energy or healthcare. You may work in product design, sales, technical support or management. You may start your own business.

Follow-on Studies: 

Students are eligible for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Computer and Electronic Engineering and other Level 8 add-on programmes.

Essential Information: 

Materials Fee
Students will be liable for an additional materials fee of €100 per year for certain full time programmes. This fee is not covered by Granting Authorities. Material Fees are not applicable to either Erasmus, Part-Time or Full time Non-EU students.

Studying Electronic & Computer Engineering at GMIT

Contact Us


Des O’Reilly

Head of Department

Tel: 091-74 2203

E-mail: Des O'Reilly