- The Department of Electronic Engineering began offering a new programme in Robotics and Intelligent Devices in 2016, with a focus on applications in healthcare, the home, business and leisure.
- Students completing the degree in Robotics and Intelligent Devices will acquire strong skills in systems and knowledge of how systems fit together, through areas such as hardware, signal processing and system control.
- Blending Electronic Engineering and Computer Science - adding intelligence to every day systems and developing robots that can interact with humans and our environment. Through project work, students will explore robotics and intelligent devices and may focus their project work throughout the programme in a specific area of their interest or blend thematic areas.
- You will be taught by world-class experts in the area of mobile communications, biomedical diagnostics and technologies.
- You have an interest in some or all of the following: developing technological support systems, enabling assisted living in the home, phone technology, the connection to SMART living in the home, the use of devices in the medical world including prosthetics and the latest developments in car design.
- Students will combine their work in hardware and software, equipping them with a blend of skills which will lead them to work on items such as music devices, physical computer interfaces, mobile phones, healthcare systems and more.
- Students complete a number of modules common with year 1 Electronic Engineering (5 credits each & 1 7.5 credit ) & 2 Computer Science modules (7.5 credits each)
- Over semester 2 students work on a project module titled Robotics Systems (7.5 credits)
2nd and 3rd year
- Over the following 2 years you will develop a strong basis in robotics and intelligent devices
- Optional 10 credit Electives
- Complete a work placement (subject to availability) or a design challenge in third year.
- Students are encouraged to compete in high profile robot competitions and other competitive challenges
- Students choose between robotics and intelligent device thematic large projects
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International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements
Mature student applicants who have a disability
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia), and require examination support for the written tests, please submit supporting documentation by 15 March 2019 to the Access Office. Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications for alternative examination accommodation after this deadline.
01 February 2019
The application process depends on the type of applicant you are. Click here for all information about how to apply.
Categories of applicant:
- School-leavers (Leaving Certificate students)
- Mature students (23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University/part-time degrees the mature age is 21)
- EU/EFTA/UK students
- International students (outside the EU)
- QQI (Further Education) students
- Transferring students
- Deferring students