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Environmental Technology

This Masters will provide graduates from an engineering, science or technology background with the skills to develop technological solutions for air, water and soil protection and emerging sectors across industry (particularly agri-food and bioresources), consulting companies and regulatory authorities.

This programme will enable its students to acquire skills in the areas of environmental engineering, risk assessment, air pollution, waste management, life cycle assessment, buildings and environment, energy systems and sustainable environment. Students will enhance their ability to work effectively as an individual, in teams and in multi-disciplinary settings, together with the capacity to undertake lifelong learning.

Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

It will appeal particularly to:
Science, engineering and technology graduates

Course Description
This programme is delivered by a highly research intensive School, which consistently wins up to €3 million in annual research funding, which is comprised of a European Research Council Fellow and six Marie Curie Fellowships. Opportunities for site visits and industry internships are provided where possible.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2nd Class honours degree in Science, Engineering, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science. Note this list is not exhaustive.

•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.


1 year full-time.

Number of credits


Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Where can I go?
• Engineering consultancy
• Environmental regulation
• Eco-consulting and design
• Public Service
• Research

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Michelle Mathews
Contact Number:+353 1 716 1802

Subjects taught

The programme runs over 3 semesters. Semester 1 and 2 focus on taught modules. The third semester focuses on a relevant project that combines the student’s interests and academic requirements.

Stage 1 Core

Buildings and Environment BSEN30020

Quantitative Risk Assessment for Human and Animal Health

Environmental Engineering BSEN30280

Life Cycle Assessment BSEN30360

Thesis BSEN40090

Advanced Air Pollution BSEN40110

Waste to Energy Processes & Technologies BSEN40320

LCA Applications BSEN40400

Research and Teaching Methods BSEN40460

Energy Systems & Sustainable Environments CPSC40330

Application date

The following entry routes are available:

MSc Environmental Technology FT (X565)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

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

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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