What will I learn?

The research programmes (MEngSc) reflect the wide spectrum of Civil Engineering practice.

Current research includes

  • Soil mechanics and foundation problems,
  • Analytical and experimental aspects of structural behaviour,
  • Traffic and transportation studies,
  • Water and environmental engineering,
  • Computational modelling of civil engineering materials,
  • Systems and processes

UCD Civil Engineering has made major investments in recent years to modernize and improve its research capability across a range of sub-disciplines and to establish facilities for world class research.

Facilities include laboratories for structural testing, concrete, soils, road materials, hydraulics, water and effluent analysis, PC and workstation facilities and an engineering workshop.

A student can undertake a research project on any approved topic under the direction of a member of the academic staff of the School.

Which department am I in?

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
€13,695.00 (US$ 14,923) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected May, September 2020

Venue

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

Room 126 (First Floor),

BELFIELD,

Dublin,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The normal requirement for entry to a Master’s Degree programme is a second class honours degree in a relevant subject. In addition course work and examinations may also be specified by the College at entry; normally these have to be satisfactorily completed in the first year of a Master’s degree programme. IELTS - An average score of 6.5 over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version; A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), with Test of Written English at 475 +. In the computer based TOEFL, a minimum score of 250 is required. A minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based TOEFL (IBT).

For international students

The normal requirement for entry to a Research Master’s Degree programme is a second class honours degree in a relevant subject. In addition course work and examinations may also be specified by the College at entry; normally these have to be satisfactorily completed in the first year of a Master’s degree programme.

IELTS - An average score of 6.5 over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version; A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), with Test of Written English at 475 +. In the computer based TOEFL, a minimum score of 250 is required. A minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based TOEFL (IBT).

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About this uni

Famous for teaching and research excellence, and true global reach, UCD is the destination of choice for over 8000 international students.

  • Main campus in Belfield, 4km from Dublin city centre
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  • Globally recognised for excellent teaching and learning
  • Scholarships available for international students