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Mechanical Engineering (MEng)

  • Course Code

    CR_EMENG_9

  • Field of Study

    Mechanical Engineering

  • Type of Course:

    Masters Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    MEng

  • Type of Study:

    Full time,Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    16th September 2016

Full-time course duration:

The course runs over 3 semesters on a full time basis and is also offered on a part time basis. It is expected that candidates should normally complete the programme over 3 years on a part-time basis.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must have achieved a minimum of Second Class Honours in a Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree programme in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Department(s)

Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

Course Fee

Full time: EU Applicants €5,000
Non EU Applicants €12,250
Part Time: EU Applicants €7,000

Structure

This is a 90 credit Level 9 taught programme comprising 9 mandatory 5 credit modules, two free choice 5 credit modules, two project modules (totaling 15 credits) and a research project/dissertation (30 credits). CIT has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments and examinations.

Delivery

Full-time
No. of weeks per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours week: 15
Which days: Variable (usually includes Friday afternoon)
Duration: Three semesters

AIM

The programme has been developed to address the need for both new graduates and existing engineers to acquired advanced competencies in computational methods, analytical methods, and design.

The EGFSN/Forfás Report: Future Skills Requirements of the Manufacturing Sector to 2020 report published in 2013 has identified shortages of Mechanical Engineers at level 9 with specialist skills in design and development, control and automation, and management of innovation in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical and biomedical sectors. This programme will address these shortages.

Specifically this programme of study is designed to progress your qualifications in the following ways:

  • Deepen your technical knowledge, skills and competencies in the core field of Mechanical Engineering through modules in computational methods in solids and fluids, control engineering, and industrial heat and power.
  • Deliver specialist knowledge in areas such as integrated design and process modelling and lean sigma.
  • Enhance your knowledge and entrepreneurship through strategic business management and managing innovation.
  • Enable you to carry out in depth research in an industrially focused sector of Mechanical Engineering through specialist modules in research skills, project realisation and thesis preparation.

For detailed module information, please click here

  • Online Applications are now open for September 2016 entry
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.
  • Note for Non-EU students (Full-time): You will need to upload evidence of your English language ability with the application. Students are required to produce a Study Visa from the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform for the course for which they have applied. For conditions attached to acquiring this please refer to the following website: http://www.inis.gov.ie
Full-time Applicants
Part-time Applicants

 

Dr Ger Kelly
ger.kelly@cit.ie
T: 021 4335438