MSc Environmental Technology

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

Program Description

MSc Environmental Technology

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

MSc Environmental Technology

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

This Masters will provide graduates from an engineering, science or technology background with the skills to develop technological solutions for air, water and soil protection and emerging sectors across the industry (particularly agri-food and bioresources), consulting companies and regulatory authorities. This programme will enable its students to acquire skills in the areas of environmental engineering, risk assessment, air pollution, waste management, life cycle assessment, buildings and environment, energy systems and sustainable environment. Students will enhance their ability to work effectively as an individual, in teams and in multi-disciplinary settings, together with the capacity to undertake lifelong learning.

Who should apply?

Full-Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non-EEA) applicants are currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

It will appeal particularly to: Science, engineering and technology graduates

Course Description

This programme is delivered by a high research intensive School, which consistently wins up to €3 million in annual research funding, which is comprised of a European Research Council Fellow and six Marie Curie Fellowships. Opportunities for site visits and industry internships are provided where possible.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this masters can find employment opportunities in the following areas:

  • Engineering Consultancy
  • Environmental Regulation
  • Eco-Consulting and Design
  • Public Services
  • Research

What modules can I take?

The programme runs over 3 semesters. Semester 1 and 2 focus on taught modules. The third semester focuses on a relevant project that combines the student’s interests and academic requirements.

Fees, Funding and Scholarships

MSc Environmental Technology (X565) Full Time

  • EU fee per year - € 7490
  • nonEU fee per year - € 24200

***Fees are subject to change Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers some graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information, please see International Scholarships.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of a 2nd Class honours degree in Science, Engineering, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science. Note this list is not exhaustive.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element) or equivalent.


Eoin O'Connor, AWN Consulting Ltd When choosing to undertake a post-graduate this course seemed to be the best choice for me, and that opinion hasn't changed. This UCD Masters in Environmental Technology was the perfect addition to my undergraduate degree. It both reinforced and expanded my existing knowledge and understanding of environmental sciences, technologies and their applications. It made me more confident in my abilities, made me feel like I could provide a valuable professional input and prepared me for the start of my career.

*Courses will remain open until all places have been filled. Therefore early application is advised

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 25, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2019
1 year
Full time
7,490 EUR
EU: fee per year - € 7490; nonEU: fee per year - € 23800
Ireland - Dublin, County Dublin
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