Engineering - Civil Engineering - Environment & Energy - Cork

The Department offers two taught MEng programmes specialising in the fields of

Structural and
Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy).

The programmes are fully accredited by Engineers Ireland as satisfying the new educational standard for the title Chartered Engineer.


The taught Master of Engineering programmes are designed to:

deepen the postgraduate student's technical knowledge, skills and competences in the field of specialisation

develop an ability to carry out in depth research in a chosen field of Engineering, to draw conclusions from the research and present research findings

broaden knowledge in other areas such as Sustainability, Management, and Business

Additionally, the MEng in Structural Engineering programme will provide preparation for the Institute of Structural Engineers
Professional Practice Examinations by developing structural analysis and design skills.

Subjects taught

What is a module?
A module is a standalone unit of learning and assessment and is completed within one semester. A full-time student will normally study six modules in each semester; part-time and ACCS (Accumulation of Credits and Certification of Subjects) students will have flexibility as to the number of modules taken.

For more information on approved modules for this course go to

Entry requirements

Holders of existing Level 8 qualifications in Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering are eligible to apply for advanced entry to Year 4 or Year 5 of the programme. Applications are assessed on a case by case basis to determine the stage of entry (direct to Year 5, to Year 5 post Bridging Studies, or direct to Year 4).

Application dates



2 years part-time.

Course Delivery
These programmes are delivered on a part-time basis, i.e. two academic years, requiring attendance on two evenings, and a Friday afternoon per week, in each semester.

Post Course Info

Graduates have found employment with private sector firms such as JBA Consulting, GlaxoSmithKlein Ireland, RPS Group, MottMacDonald, Arup, O2 Environmental, JB Barry Consulting, DJF Consulting. Others have been employed by the Office of Public Works, Bord Gáis, and ESB International.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening

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