Engineering - Sustainable Energy (MEngSc)

University College Cork Ireland

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The award
MEngSc

How long you will study
1 Years

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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Engineering - Sustainable Energy at University College Cork

Overview

UCC have developed a Masters in Engineering Science in Sustainable Energy, in recognition of the growing international market for sustainable energy systems and the shortage of qualified engineers. This programme is open to Engineering graduates of all disciplines with an 8 month programme option leading to a Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy.

Course Details

In Part I students take modules to the value of 50 credits and a Preliminary Research Report in Sustainable Energy (NE6008) to the value of 10 credits. Part II consists of a Dissertation in Sustainable Energy (NE6009) to the value of 30 credits which is completed over the summer months.

Students take90credits as follows:

Part I
Students take 50 credits as follows:

NE3002Energy in Buildings (5 credits)
EE3011Power Electronic Systems (5 credits)
EE4010Electrical Power Systems (5 credits)
NE3003
Sustainable Energy (5 credits)
NE4006Energy Systems in Buildings (5 credits)
NE6003Wind Energy (5 credits)
NE6004Biomass Energy (5 credits)
NE6005Ocean Energy (5 credits)
NE6006Solar and Geothermal Energy (5 credits)
NE6007Energy Systems Modelling (5 credits)

Depending on the background of the student, the Programme Coordinator may decide to replace some of the above taught modules from the following list of modules up to a maximum of 20 credits:
CE4001The Engineer in Society (Law, Architecture and Planning) (5 credits)
EE3012Electromechanical Energy Conversion (5 credits)
EE4001
Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Conversion (5 credits)
EE4002Control Engineering (5 credits)
EE6107Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Drives (5 credits)
ME6007Mechanical Systems (5 credits)
NE4008Photovoltaic Systems (5 credits)
PE6003Process Validation and Quality (5 credits)

In addition, all students must take 10 credits as follows:
NE6008
Preliminary Research Report in Sustainable Energy (10 credits)

Part II
NE6009
Dissertation in Sustainable Energy (30 credits)

NE6009 must be submitted on a date in September as specified by the Department

Fact File

Course Code: CKR26 Full-time

Course Title: Engineering - Sustainable Energy

College: Science, Engineering and Food Science

Duration: 1 year Full-time

Teaching Mode: Full-time

Qualifications: MEngSc

NFQ Level: Level 9

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU EUR 6,500

2017 Entry Requirements: Candidates must have a BE(Hons) or BEng (Hons) Degree or equivalent engineering qualification, with a minimum grade 2H2. However, candidates with equivalent academic qualifications and suitable experience may be accepted subject to the approval of College of Science, Engineering and Food Science. In all cases, the course of study for each candidate must be approved by the Programme Coordinator.Candidates, for whom English is not their primary language, should possess an IELTS of 6.5 (or TOEFL equivalent) with no less than 6.0 in each individual category.

Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below

Next Intake: 11th September 2017

Assessment

Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy

Students who pass but fail to achieve the requisite grade of 50% across the taught modules and the Preliminary Research Report will be eligible for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy. Candidates passing Part I of the programme who do not wish to proceed to Part II may opt to be conferred with a Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy.

Please contact the coordinator for further details.

Application Procedure

Application for this programme is on-line atwww.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.

Please note that you will be asked to fill in a supplementary information form as part of the applications process for this programme. This form is available to view from here. All required documentation must either uploaded to your online application or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway

Further Contact Information

Programme Co-ordinator: Dr. Brian Ó Gallachóir

Email Address: b.ogallachoir@ucc.ie

Telephone: +353 21 4903037

Address: Energy Engineering, School of Engineering, University College Cork.

Administration Contact: Julie Holland

Email Address: julie.holland@ucc.ie

Telephone: +353 21 4903980

Address: Energy Engineering, School of Engineering, University College Cork.

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Notes about fees for this course

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU EUR 6,500

2017 Entry Requirements: Candidates must have a BE(Hons) or BEng (Hons) Degree or equivalent engineering qualification, with a minimum grade 2H2. However, candidates with equivalent academic qualifications and suitable experience may be accepted subject to the approval of College of Science, Engineering and Food Science. In all cases, the course of study for each candidate must be approved by the Programme Coordinator.Candidates, for whom English is not their primary language, should possess an IELTS of 6.5 (or TOEFL equivalent) with no less than 6.0 in each individual category.

Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below

Next Intake: 11th September 2017

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

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