You will need:

  • Operating system: Windows 7 or higher (Windows 10 recommended); or macOS 10.12 or higher (recommended)
  • Storage: A minimum of 4GB memory (RAM), and a minimum of 20GB of spare disk space is recommended
  • Processor: 1.5Ghz or higher, 2 cores or higher
  • An 11” Monitor with at least 1024×768 screen resolution
  • Internet access with at least 5Mbps download and upload speeds
  • A valid personal email address
  • Speakers and a microphone or headset (can be built-in)
  • A webcam that can recognize your face for invigilated (online) exams
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or similar software
  • An up-to-date web browser

Note: An Android or iOS tablet can be used to join webinars, but a computer is preferable for some simulation software and for remote laboratory access.  A computer or laptop with webcam is essential for invigilated higher education examinations with EIT’s IRIS platform. The program software packages and setup details will be provided to students on the start date of the program. The software is included in your tuition fee.

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