NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

School of Engineering College of Science and Engineering

CONTACT Mechanical Engineering Administrator T: +353 91 492 223 E: 3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. This programme will equip graduates of international and Irish bachelor ’s degrees programmes with a wide range of advanced mechanical engineering skills suitable for careers in industry and research. 2. Significant, individual research-design project working with established research groups and centres to develop new technology, in collaboration with industry and research partners. 3. A key aspect of these courses is the teaching of innovation, entrepreneurship skills, and technology, as well as research methods. PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: MSc DURATION: 1 year NUMBER OF PLACES: 20 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1MSME1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. WHEN TO APPLY: NUI Galway does 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.

Mechanical Engineering (MSc)

Your Course The Master ’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSc) (90 ECTS Level 9 master ’s) will take graduates with engineering (BE) and closely related degrees to an advanced level of mechanical engineering capability, focusing on advanced design, analysis, materials, and manufacture via state-of-the-art technology, with an emphasis on learning through research. This course offers a broad range of advanced engineering modules, including advanced applied mathematics and advanced computational modelling, as well as industry-specific advanced modules in manufacturing technology, offshore engineering, energy, and medical device development and materials. A substantial 12-month research thesis allows the students to implement new research skills developed within a specially designed module on engineering research methods, including publication of their research findings. Career Opportunities Career opportunities in: mechanical engineering industry (e.g., power generation, renewable energy, machine tool manufacture, equipment manufacture, transport and aerospace industry, general manufacturing industry, offshore oil and gas industry); biomedical engineering industry; engineering management; advanced research (e.g., PhD); software (engineering) development; engineering consultancy. Minimum Entry Requirements Individuals must have Second Class Honours, Grade 1 (H2.1), in a Level 8 engineering degree in a related discipline, or equivalent, from a recognised university or third-level college. FIND OUT MORE AT: mechanical-engineering-msc.html

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