• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Environmental Technology programme at University College Dublin addresses the demand for graduates who have the skills to develop technological solutions for air, water and soil protection in existing and emerging sectors across industry (particularly agri-food and bioresources), consulting companies and regulatory authorities. 

Overview

This Environmental Technology programme at University College Dublin 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.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this masters can find employment opportunities in the following areas:

  • Engineering Consultancy
  • Environmental Regulation
  • Eco-Consulting and Design
  • Public Services
  • Research

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Buildings and Environment
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment for Human and Animal Health
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Thesis
  • Advanced Air Pollution
  • Waste to Energy Processes & Technologies
  • LCA Applications
  • Research and Teaching Methods
  • Energy Systems & Sustainable Environments

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

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

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ level 8) with a minimum second class honours or international equivalence in a Science,Engineering, Agricultural Science or Environmental Science programme.

  • 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.
  • Students meeting the programme’s academic entry requirements but not the  English language requirements, may enter the programme upon  successful completion of UCD’s Pre-Sessional or International Pre-Master’s Pathway programmes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24800 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7830 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7830 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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