Mechanical Engineering

University College Dublin

24 months
25600 EUR/year
8085 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The ME in Mechanical Engineering programme at University College Dublin is about advancing your knowledge in Mechanical Engineering to a master level and hence advancing and enhancing your career opportunities.


What will I learn?

During the ME in Mechanical Engineering from University College Dublin you will gain advanced theoretical, conceptual and practical knowledge in the application of Mechanical Engineering. 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.

How will I benefit?

Mechanical Engineers are at the centre of virtually every area of technology. Graduates from this programme will be fully qualified professional engineers, capable of working anywhere in the world at and advanced technical level or as a professional engineering manager.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Numerical Algorithms
  • Process Control
  • Control Theory
  • Heat Transfer
  • Mechanics of Fluids 
  • Materials Science and Engineering 
  • Computational Continuum Mechanics
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Advanced Metals/Materials Processing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first cycle honours (2:1) Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and the appropriate prior learning
  • To complete application which includes a detailed explanation of your interest in the programme
  • Names and contact details of two referees who can assess your intellectual ability, maturity and motivation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8085 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8085 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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