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Mechanical Engineering with Energy

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 6 semesters
Cost National/EU student:3.250€/year International/EU student:12.500€/year

This programme covers all the technologies needed to produce energy and in particular electrical energy, from renewable sources, to monitor and control energy systems and to connect them to the electricity grid. It is a mixture of theory and practical hands-on learning in all aspects of Renewable Energy Technology, electrical technology and automated monitoring and control systems.
The skills learned on the programme can be used in a wide range of industries and good graduates are in high demand.

Application procedure

Make an Available Place application on payment of a fee of 45€ in CAO (Central Applications Office) website:

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

As a holder of this qualification, you will possess the necessary practical and theoretical underpinning to enable progression to the BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering (Level 8) at TUS.
As a graduate from this degree, you would be in a position to apply for a variety of careers including: associate engineer, energy management, utilities engineering/management, renewable energy technologist, production technologist, technical supervision, plant maintenance, quality assurance and production planning, or as a CAD operator.
You will also have attained the necessary skills and abilities to start your own business within the mechanical engineering and renewable energies domain.


Any ISCED level 4 qualification is acceptable.

Score 238 CAO Points and meet minimum requirements.
• Grade 6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examination. Two of these subjects must be Mathematics and a language (English or Irish), or equivalent
• Non-native English speakers are required to have an B2 qualification or higher.

ISCED Categories

Offshore and renewable energy