School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Master Engineering Qualifier B - MEng in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

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This course offers an alternative entry route to the MEng in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering for those students who do not meet the normal Masters entry requirements, but have a level 8 H3 degree in Mechanical and/or Mechanical Engineering. Successful completion of the Master Engineering Qualifier B 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 Master Engineering Qualifier B are carried forward to the MEng programme.

This is a one-year, part-time course.

About this course

This course aims:

  • 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.

Find out more about our MEng in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering here.

View the current course structure

Why choose this course?

  • 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.

Next Steps

Candidates who successfully complete the Masters Qualifier can transfer to the MEng in Electronic & Computer Engineering. Find out more here.


General Entry Requirements

The normal entry requirement for the Qualifier B programme is:

H3 level 8 (NFQ level 8 qualification) Honours degree in Mechanical and/or Manufacturing Engineering

This programme is not available to non-EU students.


Part time

EU Status Fee Part-time
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Next Steps

Make an Application

All Applicants must submit:

  • All Applicants must apply through DCU's Student Application Portal which is available here.  Here's a quick step by step guide if you need help with your application.
  • Academic transcripts for each and every year of study to date with English translation if applicable
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement of 100 words
  • If applicable, provide evidence of competence in the English language as per DCU entry requirements.  Please see link

Application Deadlines

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the programme is full or until the following dates:

  • Closing date for EU applicants is 10th September 2021.

Please Note: EU applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the programme is full, or up to the final closing date noted above. Early application is advised

All entry requirements should be met before the commencement of the programme.


Queries from EU applicants should be directed to

Commencement of Programme

The programme commences in September 2021.