Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

This course offers a broad range of advanced engineering modules, including advanced applied mathematics and advanced computational modelling, as well as industry-specific advanced modules in manufacturing technology, offshore engineering, energy, and medical device development and materials. A substantial 12-month research thesis allows the students to implement new research skills developed within a specially designed module on engineering research methods, including publication of their research findings.

1. This programme will equip graduates of international and Irish bachelor's degrees programmes with a wide range of advanced mechanical engineering skills suitable for careers in industry and research.

2. Significant, individual research-design project working with established research groups and centres to develop new technology, in collaboration with industry and research partners.

3. A key aspect of these courses is the teaching of innovation, entrepreneurship skills, and technology, as well as research methods.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Individuals must have Second Class Honours, Grade 1 (H2.1), in a Level 8 engineering degree in a related discipline, or equivalent, from a recognised university or third-level college.

Application dates

WHEN TO APPLY: University of Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.


1 year full-time.

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Career Opportunities
Career opportunities in: mechanical engineering industry (e.g., power generation, renewable energy, machine tool manufacture, equipment manufacture, transport and aerospace industry, general manufacturing industry, o?shore oil and gas industry); biomedical engineering industry; engineering management; advanced research (e.g., PhD); software (engineering) development; engineering consultancy.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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    Full time,Daytime

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