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Sustainable Energy Engineering

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)


Duration 2 semesters
Entry level Bachelor
Cost National/EU student:9.419€ International student:26.374€

This is a one year full-time or two year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of the following areas: Environmental Engineering; Structural and Geotechnical Engineering; Transport Engineering, Policy and Planning; or Sustainable Energy Engineering.
This ISCED level 7 programme is accredited by Engineers’ Ireland, which is a member of the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE) and the Washington Accord and thus internationally recognised by signature countries, including China (CAST), India (NBA), UK and the USA (ABET).

Application procedure

Application directly through Applications System:

Grant opportunities

HEA Free Fees Scheme (FFI): the Irish Exchequer will pay tuition fees to the University on behalf of students registered for the first time on qualifying, full-time, undergraduate degree programmes.
SUSI - Student Universal Support Ireland:
Application through:
The award or denial of this grant is completely dependant upon the Student Grant Appeals Body 

Learning outcomes

Most of our students choose to enter the job market after graduation. They gained employment opportunities with private sector firms and county councils such as RPS Group, Arup, Jones Engineering Group and Dublin County Council, with the starting salary of between €30,000 and €60,000 per annum, demonstrating the high value industry is placing on our graduates.
Students graduated from this programme can also choose to pursue further study. In previous years, our graduates received offers to study PhD degree from international leading universities such as Trinity College Dublin, Imperial College London, and University College London.


Graduates of Level 6 Bachelors in Engineering or Science, or equivalent

The minimum entry criteria are an upper second honours degree or equivalent (ISCED Level 6) in an Engineering or related degree. Relevant Industrial Experience may be taken into account in allocating places, where the course is oversubscribed.

ISCED Categories

Offshore and renewable energy