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ME Mechanical Engineering
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120)
The Master of Mechanical Engineering (ME Mechanical) is a professional engineering degree programme. Graduates of this programme will gain advanced theoretical, conceptual and practical knowledge in the application of Mechanical Engineering and will be eligible for the title of Chartered Engineer (CEng).

- The ME in Mechanical Engineering is a two year professional engineering graduate degree which incorporates a 6-8 professional work experience internship.

- Emphasis is placed on the skills required to generate new knowledge through research. This is achieved through independent and project based learning while working with UCD academics and researchers on contemporary research projects.

Course Description
The programme comprises core and optional taught modules, a research project and a professional work experience. Advanced modules are available in core subject areas of Mechanical Engineering such as thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, continuum mechanics, fracture mechanics, solid mechanics, dynamics and control. Optional modules are available in materials engineering, nanomaterials, ceramics, metals processing, energy system and climate change and composites and polymers.

Entry requirements

- A bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum upper second class honours (NFQ level 8) or international equivalence and the appropriate prior learning.

- Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

2 years, full time.

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
In the year immediately after graduation, this programme boasts a 95% success rate for graduates seeking employment or progression to research education. Mechanical engineers are at the centre of every area of technology.
Graduates from this programme will be eligible to become fully qualified professional engineers, capable of working anywhere in the world at an advanced technical level or as a professional engineering manager. In the recent past, UCD ME Mechanical Engineering graduates have progressed to careers in industries such as: aerospace industry (e.g. European Space Agency), automobile industry (e.g. Ferrari, Jaguar Land Rover, Ford, Denso), biomedical industry (e.g. Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Stryker), oil and gas (Cameron) and materials and manufacturing (Henkel, Kingspan).

Related Programmes
ME Energy Systems Engineering FT
ME Materials Science & Engineering FT
MEngSc Materials Science and Engineering FT

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Michelle Mathews
Contact Number: +353(0)1 716 1802

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Option
Numerical Algorithms
ACM40290
Process Instrumentation & Control
CHEN30140
Control Theory
EEEN40010
Heat Transfer
MEEN20050
Engineering Thermodynamics III
MEEN40010
Mechanics of Fluids II
MEEN40020
Manufacturing Engineering II
MEEN40030
Materials Science and Engineering III
MEEN40040
Computational Continuum Mechanics I
MEEN40050
Fracture Mechanics
MEEN40060
Advanced Metals/Materials Processing
MEEN40070
Technical Ceramics
MEEN40080
Energy Systems and Climate Change
MEEN40090
Advanced Composites and Polymer Engineering
MEEN40110
Computational Continuum Mechanics II
MEEN40150
Materials Thermodynamics and Kinetics
MEEN40160
Mechanics of Solids III
MEEN40170
Nanomaterials
MEEN40180
Mechanics of Fluids III
MEEN40190
Energy in Transport
MEEN40210
Professional Engineering (Management)
MEEN40430
Research Skills and Techniques
MEEN40560
Technical Communication
MEEN40670
ME Mechanical Thesis
MEEN40700
ME Mech Prof. Work Exp. (Shor)
MEEN40710
ME Mech Prof. Work Exp. (Long)
MEEN40720
Technical Comms (Online)
MEEN40820
Quantitative Methods for Engineers
STAT40690

Comment

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

This programme is aimed at graduate Mechanical Engineers seeking to obtain a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Professional Accreditation
This ME is professionally accredited by Engineers Ireland and recognised by the Washington Accord for Chartered Engineer status.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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