School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Master Engineering Qualifier A - Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

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This programme has been discontinued.

For those students who do not meet the normal Masters entry requirements, but have a level 7 degree in in Mechanical and / or Manufacturing Engineering plus 3 years relevant experience, this course offers an alternative entry route to the MEng in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering programme. Successful completion of the Qualifier A programme allows the student to progress to the MEng programme, from which Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate exit awards are also possible. The credits from the qualifier are carried forward to the MEng programme.

This is a one year, part-time course. Areas covered include Finite Element Analysis, Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Mechanical Engineering System Simulation, Design for Manufacture and Assembly and Operations Research.

To give students the knowledge, experience and skills required to enter our Masters programme in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering.

The Qualifier course itself does not carry an award, but it offers you the opportunity to advance your knowledge and career aspirations and the credits from the Qualifier can be transferred to the MEng programme.

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You can study part-time and remotely for maximum flexibility. It offers an opportunity to change your career path.


It is a unique programme not available anywhere else in Ireland. Located in a modern, state of the art building with excellent teaching, laboratory and computing facilities.

Candidates who successfully complete the Masters Qualifier may transfer to the MEng in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering programme.


This programme has been discontinued.

The normal entry requirement for the Qualifier A programme is:

Level 7 (NFQ level 7 qualification) Ordinary Degree in Mechanical and/or Manufacturing Engineering

International Applications

International candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language. For further information on international applications click here.

This programme is not available to non-EU students. 


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This programme has been discontinued.