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Electrical Technology (Level 7, LIT Ordinary Degree)

The application process for this degree programme has now ceased for the 2016-2017 academic year. The application process for the 2017-2018 academic year will commence in late Spring 2017. Please contact us at to be added to the interest list.

What is the programme about?

The Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology (Level 7) is an add-on ordinary degree, specifically designed for those with a level 6 qualification in a cognate electrical field. Learners may apply for registration on individual modules regardless of prior experience or qualification, in order to access advanced training and skill upgrades. A candidate should have relevant experience in a technical role in the electrical services or industrial sector.

Entry Requirement

To register on the degree programme, a candidate must also meet the following minimum entry requirements:

a. Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Craft-Electrical (or equivalent trade) with a merit; or a pass with two years post qualification experience.

b. National or Higher Certificate in Engineering or Technology with specialisation in Electrical, Electronic, Electromechanical or Industrial Engineering, or equivalent, at Pass level (HETAC/FETAC Level 6 Qualification).

Learners with additional qualifications and experience may be eligible for exemptions from some of the modules.

  • Each module comprises approximately 12 Weeks of Lectures/ Labs
  • Attendance at LIT for one evening per week for 3 hours per module
  • Final written exam (daytime) and continuous assessment per module
  • Attendance at more than 70% of all practical elements is mandatory
  • Modules run subject to adequate numbers
  • Exam registration fee included in module fee

The award of the Degree may require the successful completion of 10 modules plus a project, some of which may not be on offer as evening programmes at this time. The core modules of the programme are as follows:

  • Electrical Project
  • Mathematics 1
  • Electrical Planning & Layout
  • Project Management
  • Electrical Testing & Certification


2 to 3 years, depending on the number of modules taken per semester


Modules available during the 2016-2017 academic year are as follows:

1st Semester – Autumn 2016
4996 Energy Efficiency in Industry
4003 Mathematics 1
4781 Programmable Logic Controller Systems
4992 Computer Systems
4761 Electrical Planning & Layout
4861 Electrical Testing and Certification
4994 Distributed Electrical Systems
4771 Project Management
4993 Electrical Project
2nd Semester – Spring 2017
4002 Industrial Maintenance Systems
4851 Computer Aided Design
4931 Advanced PLCs
4995 Computer Networks
4007 HMI and SCADA
4861 Electrical Testing and Certification
4781 Programmable Logic Controller Systems
4881 Management Accounting and Methods
4993 Electrical Project

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