Engineering - Civil Engineering

Key Fact:
The MSc. in Civil Engineering offers a wide mix of structures, geotechnics, environmental & energy elective topics so applicants have the flexibility to focus their learning towards their preferred personal development path. Applicants can choose to complete a broad based civil MSc, or focus it more on the structures/ geotechnical or environmental/energy side.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Semester 1
• Research Project
• Advanced Technical Communication for Engineers

Plus 3 technical electives* (each 6 credits) to be chosen from:
• Wind, Ocean & Hydro Energy
• Engineering for net zero carbon
• Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
• Advanced Mechanics of Solids
• Finite Element Analysis
• Computational Fluid Dynamics

Plus 1 non-technical elective:
• Establishing International Ventures

Semester 2
• Research Project

Plus 3 technical electives* (each 6 credits) to be chosen from:
• Engineering a Circular Economy
• Advanced Structures
• Advanced Geotechnical Engineering
• Fracture Mechanics
• Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis
• Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics
• Plasticity of Conventional and 3D Printed Metals

Plus 1 non-technical elective:
• International Business Consulting

Semester 3
• Research Project

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement to the programme is a 2:2, (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, or closely related field.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.


Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)

A copy of your birth certificate or passport

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:

• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate


1 Year Full-Time.

Post Course Info

Graduates of the programme are highly employable, both nationally and internationally, across numerous civil engineering sub discipline areas including environmental and energy engineering; geotechnical engineering; structural engineering; water resources engineering; engineering for sustainability, and construction management.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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