B.Eng. On Campus

Energy Engineering (Hons)

Atlantic Technological University

48 months
6950 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Energy Engineering (Hons), studied at the Atlantic Technological University is a broad field dealing with energy efficiency, energy product design and services, facility management, plant engineering, environmental compliance, and alternative energy technologies.


The main job of an Energy Engineer is to find the most efficient and sustainable way to power our homes, businesses and industrial processes. 

This Energy Engineering (Hons) discipline from the Atlantic Technological University is one of the most recent to emerge, driven by exciting new opportunities:

  • to generate, distribute and store energy

  • to deliver energy efficiency using smart devices

  • to monitor energy use, and energy services

GMIT offers students access to state-of-the-art, energy dedicated teaching and research laboratories. The Energy Engineering degree is accredited by Engineers Ireland at Associate Engineer level. GMIT’s Energy Engineers have the skills and knowledge that are highly sought after by multinationals, government agencies and businesses worldwide to meet the challenges of climate change and the decarbonisation of the world economy. Our graduates have a 100% employment record.

Job Opportunities

Energy Engineering is a field of engineering dealing with energy efficiency, energy product design and services, facility management, plant engineering, environmental compliance and alternative energy technologies.

Our graduates find work as:

  • Energy Managers

  • Project Managers & Engineers

  • Engineers in the development of new energy products and services

  • Energy Assessors & Consultants

  • Energy Network Managers & Controllers

  • Mechanical Services Engineers

  • Engineers specialising in Energy Efficiency & Recovery

  • Energy Distribution Engineers

  • Energy Management Engineers

  • Research & Development Engineers

  • Lecturers & Trainers

  • Directors of Start-Up Companies

Graduates are employed by companies such as:

  • Airconmech

  • Allergan Pharmaceuticals

  • Ampsail

  • AmaTech Group

  • ArraVasc

  • BD Mechanical Designs

  • BOC

  • ByrneMech Engineering

  • Brian Connelly Building and Civil Engineering

  • Charles River Laboratories

  • Coffey Water

  • C&F Green Energy

  • Eirgrid

  • Endeco Technologies

  • ENOVA Energiesysteme GmbH 

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Mechanics & Dynamics of Machines
  • Manufacturing Automation
  • Mechanics and Properties of Materials
  • Thermodynamics
  • Mathematics 
  • Energy Technologies & Installations
  • Project Management and Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.

Student Contribution: €3,000/year

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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