Engineering - Civil Engineering

NUI Galway


Course Name Engineering - Civil Engineering
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1MEC1
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) Galway City
Qualification Letters ME
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Application Date 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.
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Duration 9 months, full-time.
Course Fee

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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Entry to the programme is open to individuals who have Second Class Honours in a Level 8 engineering degree in a related discipline 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.
Number of Places 30
1. The ME programme in Civil Engineering at NUI Galway received full accreditation by Engineers Ireland in 2018, and therefore enjoys international recognition through the Washington Accord.

2. Many of the research projects taken on the ME are aligned with PhD projects, guaranteeing high-quality research on topics of national and international importance.

3. Graduates of this programme have been employed immediately upon completing this course.
Course Content

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The 60 ECTS ME in Civil Engineering is a broad, design-focused, Level 9 programme tailored to meet both the educational requirements for progression to Chartered Engineer status and the diverse needs of a progressive, modern civil eng...

Careers or Further Progression

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This degree programme is ideally suited to a civil engineer with an honours (Level 8) undergraduate degree who wishes (i) to become more competent in advanced civil engineering topics and (ii) to accelerate to positions of lead...

Further Enquiries Serena Lawless
T: +353 91 492 170
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