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MSc Environmental Technology

2020 Details

Programme Commencing:

September 2020

Programme duration:

12 Months

MSc Environmental Technology:

This Masters will provide graduates from an engineering, science or technology background with the skills to develop technological solutions for air, water and soil protection. Opportunities are given to participate in technical site visits to industry.

This specialisation will provide graduates with employment opportunities in both existing and emerging industry sectors, (particularly agri-food and bioresources), and with companies focussing on engineering consultancy, environmental regulations, eco-consulting and design, public service and research.

HIGHLIGHT: This MSc is co-ordinated by Dr. Tom Curran, a multi award winning academic and researcher.


Engineering at UCD is highly attractive to students due to the exposure to world leading researchers and the significant career prospects.

  • UCD is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutes worldwide.
  • Degrees with high employability with dedicated careers support.
  • Ireland’s largest and most international university.
  • Established in 1854 with 160 years of teaching and research excellence.

what will i study?

The MSc Environmental Technology involves taught modules and a student project.

Indicative Module List:

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Advanced Air Pollution
  • Waste to Energy
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Buildings and Environment
  • Energy Systems and Sustainable Environment
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment for Human and Animal Health
  • Research and Teaching Methods
What past graduates have to say:
Barry Mugan
“The course was most beneficial for keeping my knowledge up to date with the emerging and current thinking for solving environmental problems and has allowed me to build towards the career I want”
Barry Mugan
Verdé Remediation Services

Entry Requirements:

A good honours degree (2.2 or higher) in Science, Engineering, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science.

Other courses of interest:

MSc Sustainable Energy & Green Technologies MSc Environmental Technology MEngSc Food Engineering

More Information:

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