Engineering - Road & Transport Engineering - Sligo
Full Accreditation from Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer Status - the first online learning Masters programme to gain recognition
The MEng consists of a part-time on-line blended learning three stage (year) programme, with Stage 1 consisting of Semester 1 and 2, where the theme is road maintenance engineering and network management. Stage 1 is equivalent to the L9 Postgraduate Certificate in Road Maintenance Engineering & Network Management
In Stage 2 (Semester 3 and 4), the focus is on road design and construction. Stage 1 and 2 are equivalent to the L9 Postgraduate Diploma in Road and Transport Engineering.
The learning is a mix of on-line lectures, on-campus workshops and project assignments.
Stage 3 of the programme encompasses a research dissertation, undertaken during Semester 5 and 6.
The overall award is a combination of the performance from all 3 stages.
Key Course Information
For Examinations, students may have to attend at the ATU campus through which they completed their studies. For some programmes it may be possible for the Exam to be taken remotely via online proctoring. ATU Students resident in the Republic of Ireland will be invited to attend exams at an exam centre located in Ireland. Students' resident outside of Ireland or with exceptional circumstances may be eligible to attend remotely via online proctoring, where examinations are taken online and supervised virtually, subject to availability.
Transportation Planning 05
Geotechnical Engineering I 05
Structural Inspection and Assessment of Bridges 05
Traffic Control and Safety 05
Road Pavement Design and Management 05
Construction Contracts & Liabilities 05
Road and Transport Scheme Design 05
Research Methods 05
Drainage Systems Design and Flood Management 05
Geotechnical Engineering II 05
Design of Bridge Structures 05
Project Management and Appraisal 05
MEng Research Dissertation 30
The entry requirement for Stage 1 of the programme is a second class honours BEng degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
Graduates of the Level 9 Certificate in Road Maintenance Engineering & Network Management can transfer to Stage 2 of this programme.
Graduates of the L9 Postgraduate Diploma in Road and Transport Engineering can transfer to Stage 3 of the programme and complete the research dissertation to achieve the award of MEng.
Applications for online programmes are accepted on the atu sligo website.
All programmes advertised will run subject to sufficient student numbers.
ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller listing of programmes for January. For confirmation on start dates check www.itsligo.ie/online
For September, applications open from 1st February each year. Closing date for receipt of applications is 31st august.
For January, applications open from 1st November each year. Closing date for applications is mid-January.
The online application form requires personal details, previous qualifications, professional accreditations, employment history and a personal statement. We recommend collating all the necessary paperwork i.e. Transcripts of previous qualifications, academic certificates before you submit an application.
Once submitted, our admissions team will contact you to confirm eligibility and request copies of any previous qualifications.
Academic staff review every application and approve eligible candidates for the programme.
Admissions team will notify you if you are accepted onto the course and will request deposit to confirm your place.
Places are limited, so please apply early.
3 years part-time, online.
The fee for the overall three stages of the MEng in Road and Transport Engineering is €12,000.
For approved local authority engineering applicants, this programme will be 80% funded by DTTaS and 20% funded by local authorities.
Contact the College for the next start date.
Post Course Info
This award (PgDip MEng add-on) is aimed at providing graduates with the academic requirements of Engineers Ireland accreditation for the status of Chartered Engineer. This will facilitate professional engineers to progress to senior roles within the roads and transport engineering sector.