Engineering - Optical Engineering

University College Dublin


Course Name Engineering - Optical Engineering
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code T348
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MEngSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

M.Eng.Sc Optical Engineering FT (T348)
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 years full-time.
Course Fee MEngSc Optical Engineering (T348) Full Time
EU Year 1 - € 8410
non EU Year 1 - € 26400

***Fees are subject to change
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Financial Support Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see

The College of Engineering & Architecture also offer scholarships for non-EU students, for more information see:
Entry Requirements

Expand+An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ Level 8 ) with a minimum upper second class honours or international equivalent in an Electrical, Electronic, Computer or Optical Engineering programme is required.

Applicants whose first language is not Englis...

Comment Facilities and Resources
Modules are taught by faculty-engaged, leading-edge research, working in collaboration with nationally and internationally known industrial and academic researchers.

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Course Content

Expand+MEngSc Optical Engineering
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

Europe is a leading player in optics and photonics. The European photonics industry is growing four times faster than the European GDP, which underlines the continuing economic ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Biomedical Imaging EEEN40620
Optical Engineering EEEN40630
Optoelectronics EEEN40640
MEngSc Optical Project EEEN40670
Professional Engineering (Management) MEEN40430

Stage 1 - Option
Numerical Algorithms ACM40290
Biological I...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunity
There are excellent job opportunities for optical engineers in the display, lighting, virtual reality, robotic and drone areas. Industries include aerospace, telecommunications, semiconductor, biomedical/healthcar...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Laura Egan-O'Brien
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 1916
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