Engineering - Civil Engineering - Environment & Energy - Cork Campus

The taught Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering programme is aimed at graduates of accredited Level 8 Civil Engineering programmes, who wish to develop their skills and expertise in the fields of Environmental and Energy Engineering and who wish to attain the educational standard required for Chartered Engineer status through an Engineers Ireland accredited programme. For applicants with a background in other disciplines, equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning process on an individual case-by-case basis to those who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Civil, Environmental or Energy Engineering.

AIM
This programme aims to develop advanced analytical, design, assessment, appraisal and research skills in Civil Engineering in the specialist areas of environmental and energy engineering. Graduates of this programme will be well equipped to meet the challenges of the modern Civil Engineering based environmental and energy engineering industries, providing, protecting and enhancing the natural environment and the related physical infrastructure that underpins society; in this context a broad range of environmental and energy engineering topics are addressed from the local level to the global scale.

The programme content seeks to reflect current and likely future practice and trends in environmental and energy engineering analysis, design, and assessment.It aims to provide the graduate with the advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, specialist technical skills, and an overall holistic awareness of the issues involved that are required for success in modern environmental and energy engineering practice.

The elective options afford the opportunity for the development of skills and competences in a range of additional disciplines.

Entry requirements

This is an integrated 5 year Master programme.

Entry to the programme will usually be directly to Year 4 or to Year 5 of the programme, details below refer.

Students who attain a minimum of a H2.2 standard in Year 3 of the BEng (Hons) in Structural Engineering programme at MTU are eligible to apply to transfer to Year 4 of the MEng in Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy) 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).

Advance Entry: Full-time studies
Holders of existing Level 8 BEng(Hons) or BE qualifications in Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering are eligible to apply for advanced entry to Year 4 or Year 5 of the programme.

Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process (www.cit.ie/rpl).

Advance Entry: Part-time studies
a) Holders of existing Level 8 BEng (Hons) or BE 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).

b) Holders of a Level 8 qualification in an Environmental Science who have relevant professional experience in the discipline are eligible to apply for advanced entry to Year 4 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

Online application is open via the following options

1. Students who attain a minimum of a H2.2 standard in year 3 of the BEng (Hons) in Structural Engineering programme are eligible to apply to transfer to year 4 of the MEng in Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy) programme.

Full-time: Current MTU Year 3 students Deadline 20th June

2. Advance Entry: Full-time studies

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).

Note for Non-EU students (Full-time)
You will need to upload evidence of your English language ability with the application. Students are required to produce a Study Visa from the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform for the course for which they have applied. For conditions attached to acquiring this please refer to the following website: http://www.inis.gov.ie

EU Applicants - Full-time Mode of Delivery Deadline 31st May

Non-EU Applicants - Full-time Mode of Delivery Deadline 31st May

3. Advance Entry: Part-time studies

Holders of a Level 8 qualification in Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering are eligible to apply for advanced entry to year 4 or year 5 of the programme.

Holders of a Level 8 qualification in an Environmental Science who have relevant professional experience in the discipline are eligible to apply for advanced entry to year 4 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)

EU Applicants - Part-time Mode of Delivery Deadline 31st May

Duration

Course duration:
The integrated MEng is a five year full-time programme

COURSE DELIVERY
Full-time
For information, please visit https://cse.cit.ie/

Part-time/ACCS
Modules in Year 5 of the programme are timetable on a Friday afternoon and one other evening per week on a two-year rotational basis – this enables the completion of Year 5 modules on a part-time basis over a two-year period. Subject to demand, similar timetable arrangements may apply to year 4 modules where these are required for Bridging Studies as part of advance entry to the programme.

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.

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    MEng

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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