Maynooth University Department of Electronic Engineering


Award Type and NFQ level : TAUGHT MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : 3U02F

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Closing Date : 15 July 2020

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Graduates will extend their engineering skills and technical knowledge to work in partnership with healthcare clinicians and other medical experts, acquiring grounding in the culture and ethics of the healthcare profession. This is a new programme with a novel cross-institutional approach, sharing modules in Dublin City University, the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and Maynooth University.


Entry to the Masters Engineering in Digital Health and Medical Technologies will normally require a minimum high 2.1 grade in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or other cognate disciplines. Exceptions may be made for those with significant relevant work experience. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

This is a 1 year full time course. Module themes include medical sciences, Biomedical Engineering, advanced control theory, computer vision, healthcare ethics, law, risk management and signal modelling and compression.

Course Duration: 1 year Full-time

This programme will empower graduates to be the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs in the healthcare technologies sector. Within healthcare services, graduates will find work in software and engineering of healthcare systems and in developing new medical and clinical devices. 

All applications should be submitted through the Postgraduate Application Centre (PAC), an online portal:


Your application must include:

-certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications.

-Non-Maynooth University students must provide two academic  references and a copy of a birth certificate or valid passport.

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