Engineering - Mechanical & Materials Engineering - Research

Research Programmes
There are a wide variety of opportunities to gain a Masters or PhD qualification by research. Enquiries should be made to individual supervisors, in your area of interest, about the research projects currently available.

Application dates

Application Procedure for Research Postgraduate Degrees (MEngSc and PhD)
Please see the Current Opportunities below where all of the schools research opportunities are listed.

When you come across a project in which you are interested please contact the supervisor and discuss with him/her what the project entails, your background, funding etc.

If you both decide to pursue the application please apply online below.

If you are overseas or it is difficult for you to contact the supervisor, simply fill in the application form. If you have any questions please contact Oran O'Rua on +353 1 716 1787 or (opens in a new window)

Postgraduate Supervision
The style of supervision provided depends upon the type of project and the individual student.

It generally involves daily to weekly informal meetings with the research supervisor, together with the requirement for the student to write periodic progress reports.

Academic supervisors and technical staff are always willing to provide support and guidance should students encounter any difficulties in their research.


Mechanical & Materials Engineering (T254) MEngSc 1 year FT/2 years PT
Mechanical & Materials Engineering (T244) PhD 3 years FT/5 years PT

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MEngSc / PhD

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

  • Apply to

    Course provider