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DT081: Honours Degree in Computer and Communications Engineering

This programme is accredited by Engineers Ireland (previously the Institution of Engineers of Ireland) as satisfying the educational standards required for registration of Chartered Engineers.

This programme combines elements of electronic, software, hardware and communication engineering to best fit the rapid convergence occurring between all these technologies. The programme includes a significant amount of practical and laboratory work, together with lectures and tutorials. A strong emphasis is placed on developing the student's practical design/development skills and in-depth knowledge required by hi-tech companies in the computer and communications industries.

Entry Requirements

Passes in six subjects in the Irish Leaving Certificate, including English or Irish, with two subjects at grade C3 or higher on higher level papers, one of which must be in Mathematics, or such qualification as the Institute may deem equivalent.


Four years full-time.


Bachelor of Engineering (Computer and Communications Engineering) of the Dublin Institute of Technology.


Students who reach an appropriate honours standard may progress to a range of Masters degrees or Doctorate programmes in DIT or elsewhere in higher education.

Career Opportunities

Computer engineers work in the vital research, development and design departments of computer and software companies. They are ideally placed to lead the development of many of the innovations needed for the evolution of the internet and mobile communications industries. Computer engineers are also key personnel in the efficient operation of health, entertainment, retail, financial, and aviation organisations.

Graduates of this programme will be well placed to pursue a highly satisfying, well-paid career taking up employment in areas such as computer engineering, software engineering, network engineering, embedded computer systems and mobile communications engineering.

Further details


Mr. John Dalton
Tel: 01 402-4802