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Energy Systems Engineering

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 8 semesters
Cost National/EU student:7.408€/year International student:24.040€/year

Energy Systems Engineers are the people who are transforming the way we use, store and produce energy, meeting the world's growing energy needs, protecting the environment, and increasing energy security. This course prepares you with the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and engineering, hands-on labs in our state-of-the-art facilities, energy-focused classes on topics like zero carbon energy systems, fuels and hydrogen, zero energy buildings, smart grids, and more. Individual and group projects aligned with community and industry partners throughout the course enables you to explore the energy and environment challenge in hands-on, practical and meaningful ways. All students undertake an 8-month industry work placement as part of the Energy Systems Engineering programme.

Application procedure

Make an Available Place application on payment of a fee of 45€ in CAO (Central Applications Office) website:

Grant opportunities

Excellence Scholarship - 1.500€/year
Civic Engagement Scholarship - 1.500€/year, open for students of Ireland, Northern Ireland and EU.
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

Energy Systems Engineering graduates are ideally suited for careers in power generation and transmission, smart grid design and roll-out, green hydrogen, energy supply management, design of energy-efficient products and processes, sustainable transformation of organisations, communities and businesses, development and roll-out of renewable fuels and infrastructure, design of sustainable transport, environmental protection, and research. 


High School graduates with at least 2 A-levels at grade E or above, or equivalent

For adminision to this programme, standard applicants must:
- Score 520 CAO points

ISCED Categories

Offshore and renewable energy