Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy) MEng (integrated)

  • Course Code

    CR_CCEEE_9

  • Field of Study

    Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy)

  • Type of Course:

    Masters Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    MEng

  • Type of Study:

    Full time,Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    See Apply Tab

Course duration:

The integrated MEng is a five year full-time programme

Admission Requirements:


This is an integrated 5 year Master programme.

Entry to the programme will usually be directly to Year 4 or to Year 5 of the programme, details below refer.

  1. Students who attain a minimum of a H2.2 standard in Year 3 of the BEng (Hons) in Structural Engineering programme at MTU are eligible to apply to transfer to Year 4 of the MEng in Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy) programme. Applications are assessed on a case by case basis to determine the stage of entry (direct to Year 5, to Year 5 post Bridging Studies or direct to Year 4).
     
  2. Advance Entry: Full-time studies
    Holders of existing Level 8 BEng(Hons) or BE qualifications in Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering are eligible to apply for advanced entry to Year 4 or Year 5 of the programme. 

    Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process (www.cit.ie/rpl).
     
  3. Advance Entry: Part-time studies
    a) Holders of existing Level 8 BEng (Hons) or BE qualifications in Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering are eligible to apply for advanced entry to Year 4 or Year 5 of the programme. Applications are assessed on a case by case basis to determine the stage of entry (direct to Year 5, to Year 5 post Bridging Studies or direct to Year 4).

    b) Holders of a Level 8 qualification in an Environmental Science who have relevant professional experience in the discipline are eligible to apply for advanced entry to Year 4 of the programme.Applications are assessed on a case by case basis to determine the stage of entry (direct to Year 5, to Year 5 post Bridging Studies or direct to Year 4).

Department(s)

Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering

Location: MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork

Department's website: https://cse.cit.ie/

 

The taught Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering programme is aimed at graduates of accredited Level 8 Civil Engineering programmes, who wish to develop their skills and expertise in the fields of Environmental and Energy Engineering and who wish to attain the educational standard required for Chartered Engineer status through an Engineers Ireland accredited programme. For applicants with a background in other disciplines, equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning process on an individual case-by-case basis to those who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Civil, Environmental or Energy Engineering.

 

AIM

This programme aims to develop advanced analytical, design, assessment, appraisal and research skills in Civil Engineering in the specialist areas of environmental and energy engineering. Graduates of this programme will be well equipped to meet the challenges of the modern Civil Engineering based environmental and energy engineering industries, providing, protecting and enhancing the natural environment and the related physical infrastructure that underpins society; in this context a broad range of environmental and energy engineering topics are addressed from the local level to the global scale.


The programme content seeks to reflect current and likely future practice and trends in environmental and energy engineering analysis, design, and assessment.It aims to provide the graduate with the advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, specialist technical skills, and an overall holistic awareness of the issues involved that are required for success in modern environmental and energy engineering practice.


The elective options afford the opportunity for the development of skills and competences in a range of additional disciplines.

 

COURSE DELIVERY 

Full-time
For information, please visit https://cse.cit.ie/

Part-time/ACCS
Modules in Year 5 of the programme are timetable on a Friday afternoon and one other evening per week on a two-year rotational basis – this enables the completion of Year 5 modules on a part-time basis over a two-year period. Subject to demand, similar timetable arrangements may apply to year 4 modules where these are required for Bridging Studies as part of advance entry to the programme.

 

COURSE FEE 

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2021-2022 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

 

Year 4
Full-time: (+ €7 USI Levy)
EU Applicants: €3,000 + €1,450 Tuition (Tuition funded by the HEA or the student) + €7 USI.
Non-EU Applicants: €12,000
Part-time: €7,000

 

Year 5
Full-time: (+ €7 USI Levy)
EU Applicants: €5,000
Non-EU Applicants: €12,000
Part-time: €7,000

 

Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Levy
The USI membership levy of €7.00 (applies only to full-time students) 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.

 

AWARD

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy) (Level 9 on the National
Framework of Qualifications
).

 

MTU 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.

 

Full details of the modules on this programme of study are available by clicking the following link

 

Modules >>

 

 

Graduates have found employment with private sector firms such as JBA Consulting, GlaxoSmithKlein Ireland, RPS Group, MottMacDonald, Arup, O2 Environmental, JB Barry Consulting, DJF Consulting. Others have been employed by the Office of Public Works, Bord Gáis, and ESB International.

Online application is open via the following options

 

1. Students who attain a minimum of a H2.2 standard in year 3 of the BEng (Hons) in Structural Engineering programme are eligible to apply to transfer to year 4 of the MEng in Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy) programme.


Full-time: Current MTU Year 3 students
Deadline 20th June


 

Apply online >>
 

 


2. Advance Entry: Full-time studies

Holders of existing Level 8 qualifications in Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering are eligible to apply for advanced entry to year 4 or year 5 of the programme.

 

Applications are assessed on a case by case basis to determine the stage of entry (direct to year 5, to Year 5 post Bridging Studies or direct to year 4).
 

  • 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

 

EU Applicants - Full-time Mode of Delivery
Deadline 31st May

Apply Online >>

 

Non-EU Applicants - Full-time Mode of Delivery
Deadline 31st May

 

Apply Online >>

 

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3.  Advance Entry: Part-time studies

Holders of a Level 8 qualification in Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering are eligible to apply for advanced entry to year 4 or year 5 of the programme.

 

Holders of a Level 8 qualification in an Environmental Science who have relevant professional experience in the discipline are eligible to apply for advanced entry to year 4 of the programme.

 

Applications are assessed on a case by case basis to determine the stage of entry (direct to year 5, to year 5 post Bridging Studies or direct to year 4)

EU Applicants - Part-time Mode of Delivery
Deadline 31st May

Apply Online >>

 

 

Leonard O'Driscoll, Programme Coordinator, Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering
leonard.odriscoll@mtu.ie

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