Research Postgraduate

Research Degrees

Research Degrees

The School of Engineering in UCC awards research degrees in Mechanical Engineering at Master's (MEngSc) and Doctoral (PhD) level. Prospective students must contact their proposed supervisor to discuss and approve any application in advance. All applications are then made through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (www.pac.ie) using the following options, as appropriate:

  • CKT66: PhD (Engineering) - Mechanical Engineering (Full-time)
  • CKT67: PhD (Engineering) - Mechanical Engineering (Part-time)
  • CKS76: MEngSc (Research) - Mechanical Engineering (Full-time)
  • CKS77: MEngSc (Research) - Mechanical Engineering (Part-time)

The PhD usually takes a minimum of 36 months full-time or 72 months part-time. The minimum entry requirement for a PhD is an approved primary degree with a minimum grade of Second Class Honours, Grade I (2H1). The general regulations for the PhD degrees by research are given in the Postgraduate Calendar - Doctoral Degrees.

The MEngSc usually takes a minimum of 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time. The minimum entry requirement for a MEngSc is an approved primary degree with a minimum grade of Second Class Honours, Grade II (2H2). The general regulations for the MEngSc degrees by research are given in the Postgraduate Calendar - Masters Degrees.

 

For a list of potential mechanical engineering academic supervisors in the School of Engineering, please consult the list of Academic Staff.

Fees for the current academic year are available from the UCC Fees Office.

Additional information on postgraduate study in UCC is available from study@ucc.

Additional information for Non-EU students is available from the International Education Office.

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