Civil Engineering (Environment & Energy) (Postgraduate Diploma)
Field of Study
Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy)
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Application Closing Date:
30th April 2019
Applicants should hold a minimum of a Second Class Honours Grade 2 in a professionally accredited Level 8 Honours Degree programme in Civil Engineering.
Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Civil/Environmental/Energy Engineering, visit www.cit.ie/rpl.
Civil, Structural & Environmental Engine
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 2018-2019 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.
Department website www.cit.ie/cse
Course Fee: €5,400
This programme is delivered on a part-time basis, i.e. two academic years, requiring attendance on two evenings, and a Friday afternoon per week, in each semester.
The taught Postgraduate in Civil Engineering (Environment & Energy) is designed to:
- deepen the postgraduate student’s technical knowledge, skillsand competences in the field of specialisation
- broaden knowledge in other areas such as Sustainability, Management, and Business
Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (Environment & Energy) (Level 9 on the National
Framework of Qualifications).
The programme is fully accredited by Engineers Ireland as satisfying the new educational standard for the title Chartered Engineer.
On successful completion of this Postgraduate Diploma, a student may opt to transfer to the taught Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Environment & Energy) – the successful completion of an additional 30 credit thesis module will qualify the student for the MEng award.
All modules are worth 5 credits unless otherwise noted.
The programme involves a variety of modes, including classroom based lectures, individual and group project work, tutorials, seminars, and presentations by visiting experts.
For detailed information about modules please click here
Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (Environment & Energy)
Stage 1/Semester 1
Energy Source Analysis
Engineering Research Skills
Advanced Hydro & Flood Control
Stage 1/Semester 2
Advanced Water Engineering
Biofuel and Biomass Technology
Stage 2/Semester 1
Adv. Wastewater Eng Design
Sustainability in Engineering
Ocean Energy Conversion
Stage 2/Semester 2
Engineering Project Management
Infrastructure Asset Management
Env & Energy Eng Infrastructure
On successful completion of the relevant 60 credits (as above); a student may opt to transfer to the taught Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Environment & Energy) – the successful completion of an additional 30 credit thesis module will qualify the student for the MEng award.
MEng Research Project Realisation (30 credits)
The next opportunity for part-time students to enrol on the programme will be for the academic year 2020/21