Taught course

Engineering (Environmental / Structural and Geotechnical / Transport/ Sustainable Energy)

Trinity College Dublin · Engineering, Environment and Emerging Technologies

Entry requirements

The minimum entry criteria are an upper second honours degree (or equivalent) in an Engineering or related degree. Relevant Industrial Experience may be taken into account in allocating places, where the course is oversubscribed.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a one year full-time or two year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of the following areas: Environmental Engineering; Structural and Geotechnical Engineering; Transport Engineering, Policy and Planning; or Sustainable Energy Engineering.

This level 9 programme is accredited by Engineers’ Ireland, which is a member of the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE) and the Washington Accord and thus internationally recognised by signature countries, including China (CAST), India (NBA), UK and the USA (ABET).

For further information on modules/subject, click here - https://www.tcd.ie/civileng/programmes/postgraduate/msc-in-engineering/for further information on modules/subject.

Information for international students

Click here for a full list of course fees Student Finance - Academic Registry - Trinity College Dublin (tcd.ie)

Fees and funding

UK students
Irish Students €9,630
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc(Eng)
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Career Opportunities

Most of our students choose to enter the job market after graduation. They gained employment opportunities with private sector firms and county councils such as RPS Group, Arup, Jones Engineering Group and Dublin County Council, with the starting salary of between €30,000 and €60,000 per annum, demonstrating the high value industry is placing on our graduates.

Students graduated from this programme can also choose to pursue further study. In previous years, our graduates received offers to study PhD degree from international leading universities such as Trinity College Dublin, Imperial College London, and University College London.

Course contact details

Asst. Professor Liwen Xiao
+353-1-896 1457