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Individual Postgraduate Modules - Electronics

Individual Postgrad. Modules-Electronics

  • Course type Postgraduate
  • Qualification Masters Degree
  • Delivery Modes Modular
  • Duration Continuous

The IPME programme is a continuing-engineering education programme provided by the School of Electronic Engineering. On this remote access programme students use the web to access career relevant, high-level modules representing recent developments in Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering. The modules on this programme are typically taken for professional development purposes, or to apply to transfer to one of our other engineering postgraduate courses.

Areas covered include Image Processing and Analysis, Nanoelectronics, Photonics, Control Systems, Communications and Telecommunications Networks.


This programme is designed to enhance your knowledge, understanding and skills in Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering.

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With more than 20 modules available there is great scope to tailor the programme to your needs and interests in the largest and longest-running programme of its type in the country.

Flexible study options: combine full-time/part-time, on-campus/remote, a choice of two starting times each year.

The course is continually kept up-to-date to reflect changing trends in industry and research.

Acquire knowledge and skills that are in high demand in industry.

State-of-the-art facilities.


Students can take individual modules to up-skill their knowledge in Electronic Systems and Telecommunications Engineering, thereby giving themselves the opportunity to advance their career or pursue additional education.


General Entry Requirements

The following general requirements apply:


An honours degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Sciences or other Engineering disciplines is a normal requirement for direct entry onto the Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma/M.Eng programmes, however:

There are two entry routes for both the Graduate Certificate/Diploma:

- A basic primary degree in a relevant disciple


- A related Diploma plus a minimum of three years relevant experience. Applicants applying via this route will also be required to attend an interview as part of the application process.

Non-EU applicants are assessed under the same criteria as specified above and their qualifications are also checked for equivalence using the NARIC system (UK National Academic Recognition Information Center).

Existing students have the performance-related options of transferring between programmes, such as moving from the Graduate Diploma to the Masters. For more information please see the page regarding Programme Transfer.

For those taking a single module a recommendation from the module coordinator is required.

Please note that all applications are subject to review/approval by the Programme Chair.

International Applications

International candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language. For further information on international applications click here.

How to Apply and Closing Dates

Make an Application

Dates for Submission of Applications 2018

Apply online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (http://www.pac.ie/) :

This programme has two intakes in every academic ear, i.e. September and February. The closing date for the February 2018 intake is 10th December 2018

The application closing dates for the September 2018 intake are as follows:

EU - 31st July 2018

Non- TBC



 Queries on completed applications can be made to registry.pac@dcu.ie