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Materials Science and Engineering, MEngSc

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The MEngSc in Materials Science and Engineering provides engineers with a specialist education and training in the area of metals, ceramics, polymers and composites for industrial engineering applications from biomedical device manufacture to future energy solutions. 

Overview

  • This programme is delivered by a School with a long history of innovation.
  • This school attracts approximately €5m in research funding annually.
  • Focus on the use of materials in engineering systems.
  • Advanced integrated theoretical, conceptual and practical knowledge.
  • Technical research project in collaboration with world leading research groups.
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:

  • Energy Systems Integration
  • Chemistry of Materials
  • Nanomaterials Chemistry
  • Advanced Characterisation Tech
  • Solid-State Electronics
  • Professional Engineering (Finance)
  • Computational Continuum Mechanics I
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Advanced Metals/Materials Processing
  • Energy Systems and Climate Change
  • Computational Continuum Mechanics II
  • Nanomaterials

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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 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.

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

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Funding

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