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Masters in Mechanical Engineering

National University of Ireland, Galway Ryan Institute

Full time September Other 9 months

About the course

The Masters 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 is also open to students who have completed their degree in other third level institutes. 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.

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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


€5,450 (EU student) €20,750 (Non-EU student)

 Course Content

Where is National University of Ireland, Galway

Student Profile(s)

Catharina Hernandez

“I have really enjoyed the hands-on project and laboratory work and lectures in Mechanical Engineering MEME at NUI Galway. The Masters year has definitely enhanced my job opportunities.”


The scheme is open from 19th February 2020 - 30th April 2020. Announcement of awards week beginning 15th of May 2020

Value of Scholarship(s)



All non-EU taught postgraduate students that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2020 and have confirmed acceptance of their place via payment of an acceptance deposit will be automatically considered for these awards.

Application Procedure

There is no additional application required for these awards and recommendations for awards will be made by programme teams based on merit alone.

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