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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical Engineering

BEng (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_EEPSY_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:May 2018

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A fundamental understanding of the theory, concepts and methods in the engineering sciences, electrical technologies, mathematics, ICT, as well as in the design and engineering practice relevant to the electrical engineer.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to derive and apply knowledge of the engineering sciences, electrical technologies, mathematics, ICT, design and engineering practice to the solution of electrical engineering technology problems while taking into account any inherent limitations.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to specify and use appropriate methods, skills and techniques, incorporating modern computer-based engineering tools and power systems to solve a range of problems, including those of a challenging nature, within the domain of electrical engineering.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to conceptualise and design an electrical system, component or process to meet specified needs from the business or technical communities and to carry out a technical evaluation relating to performance of the design.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to identify, analyse and conduct research into electrical engineering problems and to devise, develop and formulate appropriate solutions while taking cognisance of all the variables impinging on the solution.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work autonomously or to lead as a member of a multidisciplinary team in a variety of working conditions and settings and also to take a leadership role within work teams.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to manage their learning needs at both personal and professional levels and to display the understanding of and the committment to continued learning and professional development in their area of activity either within the field of electrical engineering or otherwise.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) A comprehensive understanding of the wider social, business and economic contexts within which the electrical engineer must operate and the need for high ethical standards in the practice of the profession including reponsibilities towards people, society and the environment.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ELEC6018 Electrical Science - DC Theory
ELEC6033 Electrical Applications 1
ELEC6005 Electrical Power Systems
ELEC6024 Industrial Electronics 1
MATH6014 Technological Mathematics 1
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ELEC6003 Electrical Draughting
ELEC6028 Alternating Current Theory
ELEC6025 Industrial Electronics 2
MATH6045 Technological Maths 2 (Elec)
ELEC6001 Elect Installation Theory
Module Code Module Title
ELEC6034 Electrical Applications 2
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MATH6041 Technological Mathematics 220
ELEC6015 Electrical Circuit Analysis
ELEC6027 Power Distribution
ELEC6022 Industrial Automation
ELEC6017 Electrical Planning
Module Code Module Title
INTR6017 Electronic Systems Programming
COMH6001 Build Your Own PC
COMH6005 Computer Systems Technology
INTR6007 Mathematics and CAD
MECH6024 Industrial Services
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MATH6043 Technological Mathematics 221
ELEC6035 Microcontroller Applications
ELEC6016 Electrical Machines
ELEC6026 Industrial Motor Applications
ELEC6023 Industrial Control
ELEC7001 Computer Applications

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MATH7022 Maths for Electrical Eng
ELEC7013 Power Conversion
ELEC7012 PLC Application
ELEC7023 Energy System & Sustainability
ELEC7006 Electrical Utility and Power
Module Code Module Title
ELEC7015 Programming in Electrical Eng.
CRAF7015 KNX Technology
ELEC6021 Explosion Prevention
ELEC7010 Lighting Design
INTR7004 Ideas, Inventions, Innovations
INTR7010 LabVIEW Visual Programming
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ELEC7014 Power Engineering
INTR7017 Control Systems Analysis
ELEC7009 Engineering Management
ELEC7024 Power Modeling and Protection
ELEC7025 Plant Automation
ELEC7027 Installation Project

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MATH8008 Maths for Electrical Eng
ELEC8004 Electrical Control Systems
ELEC8001 Advanced Power Systems
ELEC8014 SCADA and Industrial Networks
ELEC8007 Electrical Switchgear
INTR8022 Eng. Project Initialisation

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INTR8024 Digital Controller Design
ELEC8006 Electrical Machines and Drives
ELEC8011 Power Systems & Machines
ELEC8010 Managing Electrical Projects
INTR8023 Eng. Project Completion
Module Code Module Title
MGMT8020 Technology Entrepreneurship
INTR8002 LabVIEW App Development
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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