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Institute of Technology Sligo

Sligo , Sligo ,Ireland

Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering

The MEng in Structural Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering and the MEng in Geotechnical Engineering with Structural Engineering are one-calendar year full-time postgraduate programmes for Honours/Level 8 degree qualified professional and graduate Civil Engineers who require up-skilling and higher education in the areas of Geotechnical and Structural Engineering. The programmes are also attractive to experienced Civil Engineers who are seeking to move from a different area of expertise into the Geotechnical and /or Structural Engineering domains.

The MEng in Structural Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering is for students who would like to conduct their research thesis in Structural Engineering and the MEng in Geotechnical Engineering with Structural Engineering for students wishing to conduct their research thesis in Geotechnical Engineering. The taught modules on both programmes are the same.

Intakes

  • Jan
  • April
  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 15

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

 Typically, graduates with a Bachelor of Business in Management Applications enhance their career prospects in management positions both in private and public sectors or use the programme as a stepping stone to enter the business world for the first time. Former graduates are now working in the manufacturing, retail and public service; others have set up highly successful businesses. The programme is also an ideal base from which to progress to the Level 8 honours business qualification in IT Sligo.

 

PSW Opportunity

2 years PSW after the course completion

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Applicants under 23 require five Leaving Certificate subjects (or equivalent) at grade D including Mathematics and English or Irish. Applicants over 23 will be considered on prior relevant experience and/or motivation for taking the programme.

IELTS-6.0 wit no band less than 5.5