Trinity offers full and part-time MSc courses in civil engineering
13 March 2018
TCD's Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Trinity College Dublin is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world and is the highest-ranked university in Ireland. Trinity School of Engineering continuously benchmarks itself against the top international engineering schools, with outstanding teaching by engineers who are at the forefront of their fields worldwide. The course was nominated as the ‘Best New Course’ by Postgrad Ireland in 2013 and ‘Best Engineering Course’ in 2015.
Trinity offers full-time (one year) and part-time (over two or three years) MSc courses in a range of civil-engineering specialisms. So it is possible to work full-time and do the course as a part-time option. The degree programme is divided into three parts: two semesters of taught courses with an average of 12 lectures per week and a major dissertation undertaken during the second half of the course. It offers excellent career prospects both in Ireland and abroad.
The following are the range of civil engineering MSc courses run by the university. The closing date for applications for the 2018/19 academic year is June 30 2018. Informal inquiries can also be made via firstname.lastname@example.org or to +353 1 896 1457.
MSc in Environmental Engineering
The MSc in Environmental Engineering provides education and training to those eager to pursue a career in the protection of the environment. It aims to develop students with a specialist understanding in the area of environmental challenges facing the environment today, and with specialist skills to address these. The course explores the themes of water, air, noise and soil pollution and how we may develop solutions for these challenges to protect the environment and society. The course also incorporates the grand challenges facing environmental engineers of this era including climate change, sustainability, and renewable energy.
Students take lectures from experts in a variety of environmental engineering subjects and carry out research on topics of societal importance. The areas of environmental engineering covered during the course include:
- Monitoring and impact assessment;
- Hydrology and hydrogeology;
- Waste management;
- Water resource management;
- GIS and spatial analysis;
- Renewable energy and energy efficiency;
- Air and noise pollution;
- Water pollution;
- Water and wastewater treatment;
- Environmental modelling;
- Climate change.
For more information, or to make an application, please see the following link: https://www.tcd.ie/civileng/msc-in-environmental-engineering.
MSc in Transport Engineering, Policy & Planning
Winner of the 2017 Education Award at the 2017 Irish Logistics and Transport Awards, the MSc in Transport Engineering, Policy and Planning provides education and training to the next generation of transport professionals. The course aims to equip students with the skills to address the numerous challenges in the transportation field. The course examines areas of transport policy, planning, design, modelling and analysis. The course also incorporates modules addressing issues such as climate change, sustainability, and renewable energy.
Students take lectures from departmental experts and invited guest speakers with experience in a variety of transportation topics and you will have the opportunity to carry out cutting edge transport research projects on topics actively being studied in the Department. The areas of transportation covered during the course include:
- Transportation policy analysis;
- Transportation modelling;
- Traffic analysis;
- Transportation planning;
- Micro and macro simulation of transport networks;
- Transportation design;
- Public-transport system design;
- Transport economics;
- Intelligent transport systems;
- Analysis and evaluation of transportation data.
For more information, or to make an application please see the following link:
MSc in Structural & Geotechnical Engineering
The MSc in Structural & Geotechnical Engineering at Trinity is a specialist course aimed at engineering graduates who wish to pursue a career at the top level of structural engineering or geotechnical engineering. The course explores the field of structural/geotechnical engineering, addressing the modern challenges in this industry including: sustainability of buildings and structural materials, earthquakes, bridge design, soil-structure interactions, advanced modelling and analysis of structures.
Students take lectures from departmental staff for a variety of structural and geotechnical subjects and have the opportunity to carry out cutting edge structures or geotechnics research projects related to topics that the department is actively involved in. The areas of structural and geotechnical engineering covered during the course include:
- Advanced structural analysis;
- Structural dynamics;
- Earthquake engineering;
- Bridge engineering;
- Facade engineering;
- Geotechnical design;
- Materials technology;
- Soil-structure interaction;
- A unified theory of structures;
- Structural durability and sustainability;
- Engineering management;
For more information, or to make an application, visit: https://www.tcd.ie/civileng/msc-in-structural-and-geotechnical-engineering.
MSc in Sustainable Energy
The MSc in Sustainable Energy is designed to provide engineers, and other suitably qualified graduates with a specialist understanding of energy management as well as sustainable energy generation. The course will advance your knowledge in efficiency techniques, sustainable energy technologies and energy management systems and strategies. It also includes theory and practice along with economics, management, current legal requirements and standards.
Students take lectures from departmental staff and guest lecturers who are experts in a variety of sustainable energy subjects and you will have the opportunity to carry out cutting edge energy research projects on topics of relevance to this field. The areas of sustainable energy covered during this course include:
- Energy efficiency;
- Solar energy;
- Wind energy;
- Ocean energy and hydropower;
- Energy demand (buildings/transport/industry);
- Energy and buildings;
- Energy management;
- Energy from waste;
- Energy legislation and environment;
- Renewable heat.
For more information, or to make an application please see the following link: https://www.tcd.ie/civileng/msc-in-sustainable-energy-engineering.
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