Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

University of Limerick · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement to the programme is a 2:2, level 8 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related field. For international students, the entry equivalent will be accepted as determined by the Course Director in consultation with UL Graduate School Admissions. Where applicants are non-native English language speakers, certified achievement in TOEFL or IELTS Standard English Language Competency Test will be required. An interview may be part of the admission process. Those with degrees from programmes not accredited by Engineers Ireland will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

The Master's course (MEng) in Mechanical Engineering is based in the Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering with contributions from the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics; Civil Engineering and Materials Science; and Design and Manufacturing Technology. This course will provide training in advanced topics in Mechanical Engineering and was developed in response to the decision of Engineers Ireland that a Master's degree in an engineering discipline will be the minimum educational standard for Chartered Engineer status for students graduating in 2013.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Jeff Punch