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Energy Engineering

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 6 semesters
Cost National/EU student:3.350€/year International student:10.500€/year

Energy Engineering is a broad field dealing with energy efficiency, energy product design and services, facility management, plant engineering, environmental compliance, and alternative energy technologies. The main job of an Energy Engineer is to find the most efficient and sustainable way to power our homes, businesses and industrial processes. This discipline is one of the most recent to emerge, driven by exciting new opportunities: 
• to generate, distribute and store energy 
• to deliver energy efficiency using smart devices
• to monitor energy use, and energy services
GMIT offers students access to state-of-the-art, energy dedicated teaching and research laboratories. The Energy Engineering degree is accredited by Engineers Ireland at Associate Engineer level. GMIT’s Energy Engineers have the skills and knowledge that are highly sought after by multinationals, government agencies and businesses worldwide to meet the challenges of climate change and the decarbonisation of the world economy. Our graduates have a 100% employment record.    

Application procedure

In Year 1, make an Available Place application on payment of a fee of 45€ in CAO (Central Applications Office) website.
After, one can apply through the ATU Application System:

Grant opportunities

HEA Free Fees Scheme (FFI): the Irish Exchequer will pay tuition fees to the University on behalf of students registered for the first time on qualifying, full-time, undergraduate degree programmes.
SUSI - Student Universal Support Ireland:
Application through:
The award or denial of this grant is completely dependant upon the Student Grant Appeals Body 

Learning outcomes

Energy Engineering deals with energy efficiency, energy product design and services, facility management, plant engineering, environmental compliance and alternative energy technologies.
Our graduates find work as:
Energy Managers
• Project Managers & Engineers
Engineers in the development of new energy products and services
Energy Assessors & Consultants
• Energy Network Managers & Controllers
• Mechanical Services Engineers
Engineers specialising in Energy Efficiency & Recovery
Energy Distribution Engineers
Energy Management Engineers
• Research & Development Engineers
• Lecturers & Trainers
• Directors of Start-Up Companies


High School graduates with at least 2 A-levels at grade E or above, or equivalent

For admision to this programme, standard applicants must:
• Score 310 CAO Points and meet the minimum requirements
• At least an O4/H5 in Maths Leaving Certificate or equivalent

ISCED Categories

Offshore and renewable energy