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Innealtóireacht Fuinnimh Inbhuanaithe (Sustainable Energy Engineering )

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 8 semesters
Cost National/EU student:4.450€/year International student:14.500€/year

Sustainable Energy Engineering involves applying the principles of energy conversion and use. The course investigates renewable energy sources, such as wind energy, solar energy and other heat sources. You’ll learn about the design and operation of wind turbines, solar energy panels and other equipment associated with alternative energy.
Governments are trying to balance economic growth with protecting the environment. This course is a direct response to the need to produce innovative graduates with qualifications in the energy field in particular. The first two years of the course will introduce you to the fundamental areas of engineering. Modules in mechanical and electrical engineering are included along with specialist energy and traditional energy sources.
If you’re interested in helping create a better world or just interested in the technologies, this course will set you on the way to a rewarding career in the energy business.

Application procedure

Application directly through Applications 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

Graduate Job Titles:
• Biomass and Wind Farm Management
• Energy Design
• Energy Management and Consultancy
• Renewables
• Facilities Management
• Environmental Services


Graduates of Level 5 education, or equivalent.

Pass a minimum of 6 subjects in the Leaving Certificate, two of them H5, with a minum grade of O5/H7 in maths and O6/H7 in three other subjects including English
QQI (Quality Qualifications of Ireland) FET (Further Education Training) full Level 5 or 6 award with three distinctions, one in the following: C20138 or C20174 or C20175 or 5N1833 or 5N18396 or 5N0556 or 6N3395 or B20029 or 5N2066 or C20139 or 4N2138 or N33029 or 5N16654 or O5/H7 in Leaving Certificate Maths
• If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency
• CAO score of 235 Points or more

ISCED Categories

Offshore and renewable energy