International Students

The MEngSc in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing, Process, and Automation Systems) attracts students from all over the world. Recent students have come from many non-EU countries including Belarus, China, India, and Kasakhstan.

Students of all nationalities are welcome to apply for the full-time MEngSc programme. All students must apply online via the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at http://www.pac.ie/ using course code CKR27.

For additional information, please visit the FAQ section.

International students are entitled to remain for up to 12 months in Ireland after receiving their exam results under the Third Level Graduate Scheme, for the purposes of seeking employment and applying for a green card or work permit. For more information on this, please visit http://www.icosirl.ie/eng/student_information/third_level_graduate_scheme and http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/WP11000076.

UCC has a vibrant international student community with students from over 90 different countries, and has achieved excellent reviews in a recent International Student Barometer survey. Please visit the International Education Office for general information on studying in UCC, living in Cork, and visa requirements. For additional information on Cork city life, try the Lonely Planet Guide to Cork City.

For information specific to the MEngSc in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing, Process, and Automation Systems) programme, please browse through the Course Details section.

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HOW TO APPLY

All international student applications must be made online throught the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at http://www.pac.ie/

Please note that the programme is full-time only, course code CKR27.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate Bachelor degree requirements

Applicants must hold an engineering degree that is the NARIC equivalent of an honours Bachelor degree from a recognised institution, and this will be checked for you by the International Education Office in UCC when you have submitted your application on-line via PAC. Your engineering degree should be in mechanical engineering or must have covered fundamentals of mechanical engineering such as, for example, materials, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, so all applicants are required to submit full transcripts of their undergraduate degree subjects which will be reviewed to assess your eligibility for the programme.

The minimum standard required depends on the equivalency of the degree and the grading scheme used in each university or country, but as a general guide, a second class honours or GPA of 3.0/4.0 or 3.75/5.0 is required.

English language requirements

Applicants are required to submit evidence of their English language proficiency; the minimum requirement is an IELTS score of 6.5 with no individual section with a score lower than 6.0, or TOEFL equivalent.

FEES

The fees for international students for the 2015/2016 academic year are €14,000. To convert this to other currencies, please click here.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For additional admissions information for international students, please contact:

Ms. Carmel Jordan
International Education Office
'Roseleigh'
Western Road
University College Cork
National University of Ireland - Cork
Cork
Ireland
Tel: +353 21 4904733
Fax: +353 21 4904735
E-mail: c.jordan@ucc.ie
Web: http://www.ucc.ie/en/international/
 
 
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