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LC278 Renewable and Electrical Energy Engineering – BEng
  • Programme Code:
    Course Level:
    Level 7
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    CAO Points:
    317 (Round 1) ​​
    3 Years.
    Limerick (Moylish)

    What is the programme about?
    Energy and especially Electrical Energy is needed for everything we do in today’s world. Climate change is real and caused by burning fossil fuels. While energy prices are low at the moment they won’t stay low in the long term. So we need new ways to produce energy and we need to make smarter use of the energy we have. The EU and Ireland have set very ambitious targets for renewable energy and energy efficiency. The outcome of the recent COP21 Climate Change Agreement in Paris will be even more aggressive energy targets. Meeting these targets will need huge investment in energy production, distribution, monitoring and control systems. This will create jobs for people with the right skills.

    This course covers all the technologies needed to produce energy and in particular electrical energy, from renewable sources, to monitor and control energy systems and to connect them to the electricity grid. It is a mixture of theory and practical hands-on learning in all aspects of Renewable Energy Technology, electrical technology and automated monitoring and control systems. The skills learned on the programme can be used in a wide range of industries and good graduates are in high demand.
    The 3 year level 7 ordinary degree leads into the 1 year add-on level 8 honours degree in Sustainable Electrical Power Systems.

    Direct entry into Year 2 is possible for suitably qualified Phase 6 Electricians.
    Who is the programme suited to?
    Anyone interested in a career in the expanding renewable energy, energy efficiency, electrical or control systems sectors and will offer a wide range of career opportunities to graduates.

    Top 3 Reasons
    1.      Renewable Energy is the best alternative to fossil fuels and investment in renewable energy will continue to increase.
    The skills learned on the programme can be applied in a wide range of industries giving excellent job prospects.
    The programmes is 50% practical, giving you hands on experience not just theory 

    Class Contact Hours

    Year 1: 26 hours per week

    Year 2: 24 hours per week

    Year 3: 20 hours per week

    Other Information
    The programme covers a broad range of technologies which can be applied in many different industries and past graduates now work in wide variety of industries.

    Please Click to Download the Renewable and Electrical Energy Systems Flyer

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