Engineering (Environmental / Structural and Geotechnical / Transport)

Trinity College Dublin

12 months
23950 EUR/year
7978 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This is a one year full-time or two year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of: Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; or Transport Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering.


Course Organisation: The MSc course can be undertaken as either a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course.

The degree programme is divided into three parts: two semesters of taught courses (September - April inclusive) with an average of 18 lectures per week. A major dissertation is undertaken during the second half of the course (April - September inclusive).

It is possible to work full-time and do the course as a part-time option, providing you have the agreement of your employer.

Programme Structure

  • Civil Engineering Management
  • Research Methodology
  • (Environmental / Structural / Transport) Engineering Dissertation
Environmental Engineering
  • Engineering Hydrology
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • Environmental Processes and Technology
  • Waste and Environmental Management
  • Water Quality and Hydrological Modelling
  • Water Resource Planning
Structural and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Advanced Concrete Technology
  • Soil-Structure Interaction
  • A Unified Theory of Structures
  • Concrete Durability and Sustainability
  • Advanced Theory of Structures
Transport Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Transport Modelling
  • Highway Engineering
  • Applied Transportation Analysis
  • Renewable Energy 1
  • Renewable Energy 2
  • Modelling of Civil Engineering Systems
  • Facade Engineering
  • Construction Innovation and Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines






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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

The entry criteria are an upper second honours degree (or equivalent) in a Civil Engineering or related degree. Relevant industrial experience may be taken into account in allocating places where the course is oversubscribed.

General requirement:
  • Two academic references (or where appropriate clinical referees)
  • Academic transcript(s) which must be certified by the issuing body
  • Certified copy of degree certificate(s)
  • A recognised certificate of English Language Competency
  • Any other qualifications that may be required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23950 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7978 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7978 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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