The ME in Civil Engineering at National University of Ireland, Galway is a 60 ECTS full-time taught Masters programme, starting in September and running until early June of the following year. The programme sits at Level 9 in the Irish qualifications system and has been designed to meet the educational requirements necessary for progression to Chartered Engineer status with Engineers Ireland. An application to Engineers Ireland for accreditation is currently being assessed (May 2015). NUI Galway has a long tradition of producing high quality graduates from its accredited Level 8 Bachelor degree (BE) in Civil Engineering. This new programme builds on this experience, educating Civil Engineers to even higher standards and accelerating them to positions of leadership in industry.
This degree programme is ideally suited to the civil engineer with an honours (Level 8) undergraduate degree who wishes to become more competent in advanced civil engineering topics.
The ME degree is required to satisfy the educational requirements for progression to Chartered Engineer status. Graduates of the programme will be capable of working in any branch of civil engineering, including consultancy and contracting.
Programme StructureCourses include
- Advanced Structures
- Design of Sustainable Environmental Systems
- Transportation Systems and Infrastructure
- Offshore and Coastal Engineering
- Energy in Buildings
- Computational Methods in Civil Engineering
- Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
- Hydrological Modelling
- The Built Environment
- 9 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesCivil Engineering & Construction View 14 other Masters in Civil Engineering & Construction in Ireland
Entry to the programme is open to individuals who have Second Class Honours in a Level 8 engineering degree in a related discipline from a recognised university or third level college.
International17750 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17750 EUR per year and a duration of 9 months.
EU/EEA5250 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5250 EUR per year and a duration of 9 months.
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