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

1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Quota 50 places in total (over all programmes) Places


Course Overview

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).

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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.

Study Engineering (Environmental / Structural and Geotechnical / Transport/ Sustainable Energy) at Trinity

Dr Liwen Ziao presents an overview of the Engineering (Environmental / Structural and Geotechnical / Transport/ Sustainable Energy) (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip) programmes at Trinity College Dublin.

Course Details

Number of Places

Quota 50 places in total (over all programmes) Places

Next Intake

September 2023

Course Coordinator

Asst. Professor Liwen Xiao

Course Director

Asst. Prof. Liwen Xiao

Closing Date

30th June 2023

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Admission 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.

Course Fees

Click here for a full list of postgraduate fees

Get in Touch

Telephone Number

+353-1-896 1457


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Register your interest in postgraduate study at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin.

As Ireland’s leading university, we offer a wide range of postgraduate programmes at masters, diploma and certificate level.

Trinity is an international university steeped in history, with a reputation for excellence in education, research and innovation.

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"I chose Trinity College Dublin as it has an excellent track record of producing successful professionals. The experience and profile of the lecturers was key to my choice. I found the lectures to be comprehensive – while being exam focused, they also equipped me with the tools I needed in my professional career. Since graduating, I have worked as a Structural Design Engineer with PM Group on many challenging projects for blue chip multinationals across the globe."

Killian Shields

Structural Design Engineer at PM Group