Electronics & Embedded Systems

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Electronics & Embedded Systems
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY618
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Six O6/H7
Maths O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7
At least two H5

Results from Bunleibhéal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths
Foundation maths at and above grade F2 (80%) will meet t...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.


QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.

Alternative Entry Go to: https://www.lyit.ie/Study-at-LYIT/International-Students/How-to-Apply for further information.
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 40
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content Is this course for you?
This programme will prepare graduates to enter careers in the design and implementation of electronic and embedded systems applications in mobile and wireless communications, connected health, and in all aspects of the Internet of Things from sensing to the Cloud.
Subjects Taught

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Year 1
Semester 1
• Mathematics 1 (M)
• Engineering Science (M)
• Introduction to Mechanical Engineering (M)
• Introduction to Electronics (M)
• Digital Fundamentals (M)

Semester 2
• Mathematics 2 (M)
• Electrical Techn...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career opportunities
Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
• Telecommunications
• High-end Manufacturing
• Medical Devices
• Micro-electronics Fabrication

Graduate careers typically include:
• ICT and Microel...

Further Enquiries Department Administration
Telephone: (074) 918 6406 / 6410
Head of Department: Dr. Jim Morrison
Telephone: (074) 918 6401
Email: jim.morrison@lyit.ie