Engineering (Environmental / Structural and Geotechnical / Transport), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    11592 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    5191 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #117 (WUR) ,
This is a one year full-time or two year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of: Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; or Transport Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering.

About

Course Organisation: The MSc course can be undertaken as either a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course.

The degree programme is divided into three parts: two semesters of taught courses (September - April inclusive) with an average of 18 lectures per week. A major dissertation is undertaken during the second half of the course (April - September inclusive).

It is possible to work full-time and do the course as a part-time option, providing you have the agreement of your employer.

Programme Structure

Mandatory
  • Civil Engineering Management
  • Research Methodology
  • (Environmental / Structural / Transport) Engineering Dissertation
Environmental Engineering
  • Engineering Hydrology
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • Environmental Processes and Technology
  • Waste and Environmental Management
  • Water Quality and Hydrological Modelling
  • Water Resource Planning
Structural and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Advanced Concrete Technology
  • Soil-Structure Interaction
  • A Unified Theory of Structures
  • Concrete Durability and Sustainability
  • Advanced Theory of Structures
Transport Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Transport Modelling
  • Highway Engineering
  • Applied Transportation Analysis
Common
  • Renewable Energy 1
  • Renewable Energy 2
  • Modelling of Civil Engineering Systems
  • Facade Engineering
  • Construction Innovation and Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score (Grade A):

    200

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Applicants will need to hold:
  • at least a 2.1 honors degree from an Irish university or equivalent result from a university in another country
  • a fluent command of the English language

All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present one of the following qualifications in the English language:

  • IELTS: Grade 6.5
  • TOEFL: 88 - iBT, 230 - Computer based, 570 - paper based
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English: Grade C
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: Grade C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11592 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11592 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5191 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5191 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1,100 - 1,800 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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