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Electrical/Electronic Engineering

BEng Electrical & Automation Engineering

4 years

€0 pa

Programme profile

Automation engineering is a field of engineering which enables the effective and economical operations of both production equipment and processes. Automation engineering applications are used e.g. in paper, chemical and food industries, in real estate heating processes, vehicles and traffic control, production of electricity and handling of drinking water. Automation is widely utilised and new innovative automation applications are continuously being launched.

Graduates of this programme typically work in design and advisory roles with high technology companies.

Programme content

The aim programme is to provide future automation engineers with the latest know-how in industrial and energy production automation of the operating, planning and implementing principles of automation equipment and systems. An automation engineer needs to understand and know how to apply technical solutions in measurement technology, control engineering, electronics, telecommunications, electrical power engineering, programming and maintenance as part of automation technology integration.

In order to operate as technical professionals , graduates also have to possess a blend of communication and teamworking skills, an advanced practical approach to technical knowledge, and an understanding of the financial management of a company.


The university does not currently offer a related masters programme that is taught through English.

Entry Requirements

3 A-levels + 3 GCSEs. Subjects to include Maths

Transfer opportunities for students with relevant qualifications from Further Education.

Leaving Certificate showing at least 6 subjects of which at least 2 Higher Level subjects (at least Grade H5).Subjects to include Maths.

Transfer opportunities for students with relevant qualifications from Further Education.




A-Level or Leaving Certificate results usually need to be received by university before 31 July

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