Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

Dublin Institute of Technology · Engineering

Entry requirements

For acceptance onto the programme an applicant must hold one of the following:

  • An honours bachelor degree, with a minimum attainment of second class honours grade 2, in mechanical engineering or a closely-related engineering discipline (e.g., manufacturing, chemical, energy etc.)
  • Any qualification(s) deemed by the DIT as being equivalent to No. 1 above, when taken in conjunction with relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The ME in Mechanical Engineering programme is accredited by Engineers Ireland as satisfying the educational standard for the title Chartered Engineer.

This programme is designed to provide mechanical engineering graduates, and graduates from closely-related engineering disciplines, with specialised skills and knowledge in mechanical engineering.

The programme consists of 12 taught modules and a Research Project module. The programme focuses on numerical simulation techniques for structural and fluid-flow analyses, renewable and sustainable energy technologies, and biomechanics while also offering modules on innovation and entrepreneurship.

The programme award is a Master of Engineering (ME) Degree, with an option to exit the programme with a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip). Graduates of the programme will be ideally suited to engage in advanced mechanical engineering research, analysis, and design.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MEng
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Nigel Kent
01 402 3885