INTRA Programme MEng Mechanical and Sustainable Engineering

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MEng Mechanical and Sustainable Engineering


This programme offers students the opportunity to specialise in sustainability, it also provides rigorous engineering training and will be accredited by Engineers Ireland. It also encompasses extensive learning around climate and sustainability issues.

Areas of learning:

  • Energy systems: power systems, buildings, transport
  • Thermofluid sciences
  • Water and waste management
  • Environmental standards and risk 
  • Process design and modelling
  • Energy management
  • Mathematics and computing
  • Mechanics and mechanics of materials
  • Sustainable design and manufacture
  • Project management and professional development



Students will build a vital skill set in areas such as;

  • Innovation and creativity
  • Leadership and management
  • Project and quality management
  • Professional development
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Fostering diversity and inclusivity


Work Areas

Graduates of the BEng Mechanical & Sustainability Engineering will be well-positioned to develop careers in a wide variety of sectors. These careers include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Process engineer
  • Sustainability engineer
  • Sustainable industrial designer
  • Renewable energy engineer
  • Energy audit engineer
  • Project manager
  • Energy analyst


In these Areas

  • Transport
  • Energy 
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food and Beverage
  • Utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Business


INTRA Internship

 Students complete a 10 month INTRA work placement in Year 3.


  • Engineering Mathematics 1 and 2
  • Engineering Mechanics: Statics
  • Project and Technical Drawing
  • Materials Engineering
  • Introduction to Electronics
  • Fundamentals of Professional Development
  • Numerical Problem Solving
  • Basic Sciences
  • Software Development
  • Engineering Mathematics 3 and 4
  • Design and Solid Modelling
  • Thermodynamics: Energy , 
  • Electrical Power and Electromechanical Systems
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Machines
  • Pneumatics and Control
  • Data Analytics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Pollution and Biosphere
  • Strength of Materials 


  • Life Cycle Assessment and Decarbonisation
  • Measurement and Signal Processing
  • Fundamentals of Control
  • Environmental Legislation
  • Standards and Risk
  • Thermodynamics: Exergy
  • Sustainable Process Design
  • Process and System Modelling
  • Project and Quality Management


INTRA (Compulsory)



  • Building Physics and Systems
  • Energy Auditing and Management
  • Water and Waste Management
  • Global SDG Challenges
  • Smart Energy Systems
  • Emerging Sustainable Technologies
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Year 4 Project
  • Energy systems decarbonisation
  • Turbomachinery
  • Advanced Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Year 5 Masters project



If you would be interested in hiring from this programme, please get in touch.


INTRA Coordinator  Email Address  Contact Number
Sarah Fleming 01-7006375