UCC have developed a Masters in Engineering Science in Sustainable Energy, University College Cork in recognition of the growing international market for sustainable energy systems and the shortage of qualified engineers. This programme is open to Engineering graduates of all disciplines with an 8 month programme option leading to a Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy.
In Part I students take modules to the value of 50 credits and a Preliminary Research Report in Sustainable Energy to the value of 10 credits. Part II consists of a Dissertation in Sustainable Energy to the value of 30 credits which is completed over the summer months.
Students take 90 credits as follows:
Part I Students take 50 credits as follows:
Depending on the background of the student, the Programme Coordinator may decide to replace some of the above taught modules from the following list of modules up to a maximum of 20 credits:
In addition, all students must take 10 credits as follows:
NE6009 must be submitted on a date in September as specified by the Department
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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Candidates must have a BE(Hons) or BEng (Hons) Degree or equivalent engineering qualification, with a minimum grade 2H2. However, candidates with equivalent academic qualifications and suitable experience may be accepted subject to the approval of College of Science, Engineering and Food Science. In all cases, the course of study for each candidate must be approved by the Programme Coordinator. Candidates, for whom English is not their primary language, should possess an IELTS of 6.5 (or TOEFL equivalent) with no less than 6.0 in each individual category.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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