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Interfacial Engineering

University College Dublin

12 months
25600 EUR/year
8085 EUR/year
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The Interfacial Engineering at the University College Dublin master’s is offered by the UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering to address the growth in demand for an advanced degree spanning the development and design of process technologies associated with the above fields of interest. 


The Interfacial Engineering programme at the University College Dublin is designed for graduates of Chemical or Mechanical Engineering  who wish to obtain an advanced qualification in interfacial process technologies evolving from recent advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology. 

Programme outcomes:

  • Substantial enhancements in technical skills in advanced aspects of surface engineering of interfacial materials. In particular, the leading research activities of the School of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering lend themselves to substantial embedding of leading research practice in the programme's modules.
  • Graduates will play an important role in the development, design and operation of interfacial and surface processes in industry at international level in the coming years.
  • Sense of independence and self-starting skills fostered by carrying out a semester-long advanced research project, to a demanding and open-ended level.
  • The ability to carry out a comprehensive group-based and open-ended design project, to the rigorous standard set by the IChemE.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chem & Bioprocess Eng Design
  • Advanced Experimental Design
  • Advanced Characterisation Tech
  • Advanced Process Design
  • Interfacial Mass Transport
  • Nanomaterials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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




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 chemical, mechanical or materials engineering 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.
  • 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
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