NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

School of Engineering College of Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering (ME)

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: ME DURATION: 9 months NUMBER OF PLACES: 40 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1MEME1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. WHEN TO APPLY: NUI Galway does not set a deadline for opportunities: pages 286 and 288. WHEN TO APPLY: NUI Galway do s not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply.. re i f applications (with ome exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. C ndidates re encourag d to apply as early as po sible. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply. CONTACT Mechanical Engineering Administrator T: +353 91 492 223 E: 3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. For applicants holding a bachelor ’s degree recognised by Engineers Ireland (EI) as a Level 8 qualification, this ME programme satisfies the academic requirement for Chartered Engineer status. The ME programme is fully accredited by EI and has recognition globally through the Washington Accord. 2. Significant advanced group design, build and test project to develop new technologies for energy, medical device and manufacturing industries and research centres of excellence. 3. A key aspect of this course is the teaching of multidisciplinary subjects, along with innovation, research and industry applied subjects. , full-time 20 (approximately) COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1MEME1 EES AND FUNDING: Fees information and fundi g

Your Course The Master ’s in Mechanical Engineering (ME) (60 ECTS Level 9 master ’s) course follows on from the four-year undergraduate BE programme in Mechanical Engineering, providing students with the opportunity to experience and complete advanced mechanical engineering education and research within the framework of the academic and professional requirements for Chartered Engineer status. This course combines advanced taught modules and transferable skills modules with a significant research and development project (Semesters 1 and 2). This large group development project, which is the capstone of the ME, is conducted in collaboration with an engineering research or industry partner and is aligned with active research themes. Important information re the level of the ME qualification and individual student satisfaction of accreditation requirements is provided on page 176. Career Opportunities Our graduates are in high demand in multiple sectors such as device and equipment manufacturing, medical device, power generation, renewable energy, automotive, aerospace, transport, traditional and advanced contract manufacturing, oil and gas, CAD and software, advanced manufacturing process development, material testing, engineering management, and engineering consultancy. Some graduates continue onto further research (e.g., PhD) positions. Minimum Entry Requirements Individuals must have a minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 2 (H2.2), in a Level 8 engineering degree in a related discipline, or equivalent, from a recognised university or third-level college. Factors taken into account in determining admission will include the specific content of the undergraduate degree, the applicant’s performance, and the availability of places. FIND OUT MORE AT: mechanical-engineering.html

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