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Materials Science and Engineering

University College Dublin

12 months
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25600 EUR/year
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About

The MEngSc in Materials Science and Engineering at University College Dublin is delivered by a School with a long history of innovation, establishing its first spin-out company more than 40 years ago, attracting more than €5 million in research funding annually, and leading SFI’s national centre for advanced manufacturing.

Overview

Graduates of the  MEngSc in Materials Science and Engineering at University College Dublin  will be fully qualified professional engineers, capable of working anywhere in the world at an advanced technical level or as a professional engineering manager.

Graduates will also have specialist training in underlying scientific fundamentals and practical materials handling and analysis techniques that will make them attractive to either potential employers or equip them for further study at advanced postgraduate level such as PhD studies in Ireland or across the world.

Materials Science and Engineering is an interdisciplinary field investigating the relationship between the structure of materials at atomic or molecular scales and their macroscopic properties. Materials Scientists and Engineers are at the centre of virtually every area of technology from optoelectronics to space materials and from automotive and automotive manufacturing to biomedical devices. 

Careers & Employability:

  • If you are a graduate of the MEngSc Materials Science & Engineering programme you can look forward to limitless employment opportunities in a substantive array of industries.
  • Most companies worldwide employ materials professionals and examples where UCD materials graduates now work are: General Electric or Rolls Royce (Aerospace), Astrium (Space), Stryker or Boston Scientific (Biomedical) or Siemens (Energy).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials Science and Engineering 
  • Technical Ceramics
  • Advanced Polymer Engineering
  • Materials Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  • Research Skills and Techniques
  • Project (MEngSc Materials)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ Level 8) with a minimum upper second class honours or international equivalence in a relevant Engineering, Science or Technology 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. 
  • These are the minimum entry requirements – additional criteria may be requested for some programmes 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25600 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25600 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8085 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8085 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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