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Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Services and Automation Engineering

Discipline: Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Programme Code: 


Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 7

Programme Duration: Three years

Mode of Study: Full time

Application Route: Apply through the CAO

Places: 24

CAO Round 1 Points: 140 (2016)

Why Study?

This is a three year full-time Level 7 ordinary degree programme.

The programme focuses on five key areas:

  •  Electrical Power
  •  Electrical Services
  •  Electrical Automation
  •  Energy Systems
  •  Business and Project Management skills

Direct entry to Year 2 is available to suitably qualified applicants such as electricians who apply directly to the Admissions Office, GMIT.

Programme Modules

Year 1:

  • Electrical Technology 1
  • Electrical Systems - Installations
  • Industrial Automation 1
  • Energy Systems
  • Applied Electronics
  • Maths 1
  • Learning to Learn
  • Information Technology

Year 2:

  • Electrical Technology 2
  • Electrical Systems – Smart Building
  • Energy Technologies and Installations
  • Industrial Automation 2
  • Maths 2
  • Electrical CAD
  • Business & Society
  • The Professional Engineer
  • Civic Engagement

Year 3:

  • Electrical Technology 3
  • Electrical Systems - Distribution
  • Energy Analysis
  • Industrial Automation 3
  • Maths 3
  • Enterprise and Innovation
  • Project Management
  • Project
  • Work Placement

Career Opportunities

Your qualification is a passport to work anywhere in the world.

  •  Electrical installation and commissioning
  •  Electrical and building services management
  •  Electrical contracting and consultancy
  •  Electrical & Energy analysis and auditing
  •  Environmental engineering
  •  Process control and automation in manufacturing industries
  •  Process control and automation in the chemical and biopharmaceutical industries
  •  HVAC, BMS and BEMS systems
  •  Maintenance management
  •  You may start your own business

Follow-on Studies: 

A Level 8 add-on programme is currently being planned.

Transfer opportunities are also available at other higher education institutes.

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.

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Phone: 091-74 2375

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