School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Master Engineering Qualifier B - MEng in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

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The University has launched a new student application portal. For applications to this programme see the Make an Application section below.

The University has launched a new student application portal. Applications for entry to this course can be made here.  


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, this course offers an alternative entry route to the MEng in Mechanical and Manufacturing 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.

  • 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.
View the current course structure

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.


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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Non EU 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 15th August 2021.

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.