Engineering - Environmental Structural & Geotechnical Transport Sustainable Energy

Trinity College Dublin

Engineering - Environmental Structural & Geotechnical Transport Sustainable Energy

This level 9 programme is accredited by Engineers' Ireland, which is a member of the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE) and the Washington Accord and thus internationally recognised by signature countries, including China (CAST), India (NBA), UK and the USA (ABET).

Subjects taught

Theoretical/Taught Modules

M1. Civil Engineering Management (10 ECTS)
M4. Engineering Project (5 ECTS)
M5. Research Methods 1 (5 ECTS)
M3. (Structural & Geotechnical / Environmental / Transport / Sustainable Energy) Engineering Dissertation (30 ECTS)

Environmental Engineering
E1. Hydrological Processes and Hydrometry (5 ECTS)
E3. Air Pollution (5 ECTS)
E4. Waste Management and Energy Recovery (5 ECTS)
E5. Water Quality and Hydrological Modelling (5 ECTS)
E6. Water Resource Planning and Climate Change (5 ECTS)
E7. Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation (5 ECTS)

Structural and Geotechnical Engineering
S1. Geotechnical Engineering (5 ECTS)
S2. Advanced Computation for Structures (5 ECTS)
S3. Wind and Earthquake Engineering (5 ECTS)
S4. Bridge Engineering (5 ECTS)
S5. Advanced Concrete Technology (5 ECTS)
S6. Offshore Geotechnical Engineering (5 ECTS)
S7. A Unified Theory of Structures (5 ECTS)
S8. Concrete Durability and Sustainability (5 ECTS)
S9. Advanced Theory of Structures (5 ECTS)

Transport Engineering, Policy and Planning
T1. Transportation Policy (5 ECTS)
T2. Transport Modelling and Planning (5 ECTS)
T4. Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) (5 ECTS)
T5. Transport Design (5 ECTS)

Sustainable Energy Engineering
J1. Wind Energy (5 ECTS)
J2. Solar Energy Conversion Applications (5 ECTS)
J3. Building Energy Physics and Control (5 ECTS)
J4. Energy Policy and Building Energy Demand (5 ECTS)
J6. Wave and Hydro Energy (5 ECTS)

C4. Façade Engineering (5 ECTS)
C5. Advanced Spatial Analysis Using GIS (5 ECTS)

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
The entry criteria are an upper second honours degree (or equivalent) in a Civil Engineering or related degree. Relevant Industrial Experience may be taken into account in allocating places, where the course is oversubscribed.

Application dates

Closing Date: 30th June 2023

Assessment Info

Examination of course modules and completion of a Major Dissertation.


1 year full-time/2 years part-time

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: September 2020

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
Most of our students choose to enter the job market after graduation. They gained employment opportunities with private sector firms and county councils such as RPS Group, Arup, Jones Engineering Group and Dublin County Council, with the starting salary of between €30,000 and €60,000 per annum, demonstrating the high value industry is placing on our graduates.

Students graduated from this programme can also choose to pursue further study. In previous years, our graduates received offers to study PhD degree from international leading universities such as Trinity College Dublin, Imperial College London, and University College London.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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