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Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #301 (WUR) Cork, Ireland
Society needs engineers and Engineering to maintain and develop critical infrastructure. Engineers' ability to convert technological advances into useful systems and devices, for the benefit of society, has impacted hugely on improving the levels of comfort, quality of life and life expectancy in modern society. Apply now for this programme at University College Cork.
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The first year of the Engineering is a broad education in engineering fundamentals. At the end of the first year you can choose from Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Energy Engineering or Process and Chemical Engineering. 

University College Cork is in the top 2% of Universities worldwide and provides a world-class engineering education.  We have strong relationships with major employers and offer our students the opportunity of placement, including our ME programme which has an 8-month placement.  Our Engineering programmes are variously accredited by Engineers Ireland and IChemE.   


Engineers play a lead role in seeking to resolve complex issues through technical and non-technical innovations. Engineers are at the forefront in the provision of basic necessities such as food, water and energy, in the design of infrastructure, in health, transportation and communications and in the face of the challenge of climate change. The challenges that engineers meet revolve around creating a sustainable society whereby humans can flourish within natural resource limits. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Calculus and Linear Algebra for Engineers
  • Engineering Computation and Problem Solving
  • Engineering Materials
  • Professional Engineering Communication & Ethics
  • Electrical & Electronic Systems
  • Engineering Structures
  • Introduction to Energy Engineering & Energy Policy
  • Introduction to Process & Chemical Engineering

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • H5 in one subject, H4 in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics (if the H4 is in Applied Mathematics, a H6 in Mathematics is also required; O6/H7 passes in either three or four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate in Irish, English, Laboratory Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry (joint) or Agricultural Science) or Technology, and one other subject recognised for entry purposes.
  • Students presenting with a 2016 (or previous) Leaving Certificate must present with a HC2 in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics;  if the HC2 is in Applied Mathematics, a HD3 in Mathematics is also required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4320 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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