M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

National University of Ireland, Galway

12 months
23666 EUR/year
7606 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Mechanical Engineering programme of the National University of Ireland, Galway, which will take engineering (BE) and closely-related graduates to an advanced level of mechanical engineering capability, focusing on advanced design, analysis, materials and manufacture via state-of-the-art technology.


About Mechanical Engineering programme of the National University of Ireland, Galway

The Mechanical Engineering programme of the National University of Ireland, Galway is designed to meet the international demand for Level 9 qualifications. This course offers a broad range of advanced engineering modules, including advanced applied mathematics and advanced computational modelling, as well as industry-specific advanced modules in manufacturing technology, offshore engineering, energy and medical device development and materials. A substantial 12-month research thesis allows the students to implement new research skills developed within a specially-designed module on engineering research methods, including publication of the research findings. Each MSc project focuses on a current ‘hot topic’ in mechanical engineering industry and is carried out in collaboration with industry partners.


Mechanical engineering industry (e.g., power generation, renewable energy, machine tool manufacture, equipment manufacture, transport and aerospace industry, traditional and advanced manufacturing industries, offshore oil and gas industry)

  • Biomedical engineering industry (e.g., medical device research and development)
  • Engineering management
  • Software (engineering) development
  • Engineering consultancy
  • Further advanced research (e.g., PhD)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Methods in Engineering Analysis
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Non-Linear Elasticity
  • Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Advanced Energy Systems Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Individuals must have Second Class Honours, Grade 1 (H2.1), in a Level 8 engineering degree in a related discipline, or equivalent, from a recognised university or third-level college.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23666 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23666 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7606 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7606 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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