Postgraduate
MEngSc Energy Systems Engineering

NUI Galway

Course Overview


This new programme, based at NUI Galway’s new Engineering Building, is for graduates of Level 8 BE degrees who want to develop their engineering knowledge for a career in industry or research based on energy systems applications.

It is designed to meet the education standard for Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.) with Engineers Ireland. It builds on the successful BE in Energy Systems Engineering, providing graduates with an opportunity to specialize further or to broaden their knowledge in engineering disciplines. This programme is offered in the €40 million Engineering Building, a 14,200 square-metre modern, energy-efficient facility, and the largest School of Engineering in the country. The building is a “living laboratory”, which will provide high-tech working examples for engineering students to study.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Galway

What is the length of the course?

9 Months Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

15

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 20,750

Living Costs per year

€ 10,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • The building is a “living laboratory”, which will provide high-tech working examples for engineering students to study.
  • Other potential roles are in the areas of energy economics, energy policy, energy regulation, energy planning and the law.
  • The need for graduates with skills in energy systems technologies is growing, including in building energy management, renewable energy systems, electrical power systems.
  • There are job opportunities in design and testing, consultancy, project management, energy systems management, product development and facilities engineering.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW

As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

Second Class Honors in a Level 8 (bachelor’s or equivalent) engineering degree in a related discipline from a recognized university or third-level college, with substantial elements of energy, mechanical, electrical and/or civil engineering.

English Requirements

Science/Engineering (No less than 5.5 in any Component)
IELTS: 6.5 Overall
TOEFL: 88
Pearson (PTE): 61
Duolingo English Test (DET)**: 110
• Temporary measure for 2020 only in response to COVID-19

Special Entry Requirements

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Career Prospects


There are job opportunities in design and testing, consultancy, project management, energy systems management, product development and facilities engineering. The need for graduates with skills in energy systems technologies is growing, including in building energy management, renewable energy systems, electrical power systems, smart grid and energy consultancy. Other potential roles are in the areas of energy economics, energy policy, energy regulation, energy planning and the law.

Notes


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