Engineering - Structural Engineering
The programme involves a variety of delivery modes, including classroom based lectures, individual and group project work, tutorials, seminars and presentations by visiting experts. A Research Dissertation is completed by each student during Semester 3.
The programme of study is designed to progress your qualifications in the following ways:
• Deepen your technical knowledge, skills and competences in the specialised field of Structural Engineering
• Prepare you to undertake the Institution of Structural Engineers Professional Practice Examinations by developing your structural analysis and design skills to an appropriate level
• Extend your educational qualifications to a level required for Chartered Engineer status
• Develop your ability to carry out in depth research in a chosen field of Engineering, to draw conclusions from the research and present research findings
• Broaden your knowledge in other areas such as Sustainability, Management, and Business
The programme is fully accredited by Engineers Ireland as satisfying the new educational standard for the title Chartered Engineer.
Applicants should hold a minimum of a Second Class Honours Grade 2 in a professionally accredited Level 8 Honours Degree Programme in Civil or Structural Engineering.
Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Structural Engineering (www.cit.ie/rpl).
All modules are worth 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.
The elective modules afford the learner the opportunity to broaden his/her skills set in other disciplines or to deepen his/her skills set in structural engineering. The elective modules offered in any given year are delivered subject to demand and resource availability.
Advanced Structural Design Office (10 ECTS)
Advanced Geotechnical Engineering
Computational Solid Modelling
Engineering Research Skills
Sustainability in Engineering
Fire Safety Engineering
Engineering Project Management
Infrastructure Asset Management
Prestressed Concrete and Masonry Design
Advanced Hydro & Flood Control
Advanced Water Engineering
Advanced Municipal Wastewater Treatment
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Strategic Business Management
Leadership & Change Management
Project Realisation (30 ECTS)
M.Eng.: 90 ECTS
Full-Time: For information, please visit www.cit.ie/cse
Part-Time: Typically 2 Years (5 Semesters)
For information, please visit www.cit.ie/cse
No. of weeks per semester: 17
No. of timetable hours week: circa. 16 hours per week
Full-time: Monday to Friday
Part-time: 1 evening per week and a Friday afternoon
Duration: 3 semesters
Students who are available to attend part-time by day may take modules on a phased basis and achieve the programme qualification over a number of academic years, typically 2 years.
Full-time: EU Applicants €5,000
Part Time: EU Applicants €7,000
Non-EU Applicants: €12,000
Contact the college for the next start date.