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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:

    1st September 2017

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 (fully accredited by Engineers Ireland) or equivalent.

Course summary

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.

Department(s)

Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2017-2018 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

An Information/Registration session will take place on Wednesday 6th September from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.


Course Fee

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

Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Levy
The USI membership levy of €7.00 has been introduced as a result of a referendum where students opted to affiliate to the national Students’ Union. This levy must be paid before the start of Semester 1.

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

Part-time
It is envisaged that students could complete the programme
over 3 years on a part-time basis.

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.
Award

Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications).
 

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 exams.

For detailed module information, please click here.

  • Online Application is open for September 2017 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

 

 

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