Award Type and NFQ level : TAUGHT MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : MHJ50

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 30 June 2021

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There is a great need for suitably qualified engineers to fulfill the existing and future needs of the global smart economy. This course addresses that need by providing an exciting range of topical modules and a state-of-the-art engineering facility. The programme also offers the student a chance to develop their research skills in a full-time three month project.

Note: APPLICANTS FOR MHJ50 - MEng Electronic Engineering(Embedded & Wireless Systems) should check the selection of modules available on the Department website, as module availability may differ year to year.


At least an honours degree grade 2.2 in Electronic, Electrical, Computer, or Telecommunications Engineering. Other qualifications evaluated on an individual basis. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish University Primary Degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
  • TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
  • TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
  • PTE (Pearson): 62

National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850

Graduates of this course are well qualified to work in wireless communications and embedded systems space. Both of these areas are seeing business growth and, despite the demand, both areas are experiencing a shortage of suitably skilled engineers. Therefore this programme will significantly enhance your job prospects in these fields.  For further Career information please refer to the Electronic Engineering Web page:

Online application only

PAC Code
MHJ50 Full-time

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport. 

Applicants may be required to attend for interview as part of the admissions process.

Applicants who do not hold a degree in Electronic, Electrical, Computer, or Telecommunications Engineering should include a complete syllabus describing the content of their primary degree.

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