Optical Engineering

University College Dublin


Course Name Optical Engineering
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code T319
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters ME
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
ME Optical Engineering FT (T319)
2 Years

Full Time

Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 2 years full-time
Course Fee

Expand+ME Optical Engineering (T319) Full Time
EU Year 1 - € 7830
EU Year 2 - € 7830 aa
nonEU Year 1 - € 24800
nonEU Year 2 - € 24200 aa

aaSecond Year Fee applies to Students in 2nd Year in 2019 and who were a 1st Ye...

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Entry Requirements An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ level 8) in Electrical, Electronic, Computer or Optical Engineering with minimum 2:1 award or international equivalent

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The Professional Work Experience (PWE) module is incorporated into the two-year Masters of Engineering Programme and is designed to integrate a student’s academic and career interests with practical work experience for ...

Course Content

Expand+ME Optical Engineering
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120)
Between 2014 and 2016 Ireland outpaced the EU28 in the industrial sector of Computer, Electronic, Optical and Electronic Equipment, with an increase of over 56% in net sales value fr...

Subjects Taught

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Numerical Algorithms

Biological Imaging

Biological Imaging

Hyperspectral imaging

Optical Sensing Technology


Number of Credits 120
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
There are excellent job opportunities for optical engineers in the display, lighting, virtual reality, robotic and drone areas. It is a large and expanding area.

Established employers in Ireland include both multinationals and indigenous companies, e.g. Andor, Carl Zeiss, Huawei, Intel/Movidius, Qualcomm, and Sensl, to name but a few.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Katie O'Neill
Contact Number: +353(0)1 716 1781
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