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Renewable Energy Engineering

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 8 semesters
Cost National/EU student:4.710€/year British student:9.250€/year International student:15.840€/year

Create a more sustainable world with renewable energy engineering. Refine and rethink clean energy sources such as wind, biomass, solar, and hydro.
This course prepares students for work within the emerging renewable energy industry and will allow you to make a difference in the world. Graduates will join a body of engineers with the vision and skills necessary to design and manufacture engineering systems and machines for the renewables industry. You will learn how to think innovatively and turn your ideas into useable technology.

Application procedure

Apply through the online platform UCAS:
If you're an International student, apply directly through:

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

Graduates with this mix of mechanical design, electronics, power systems and renewable energy engineering experience have many career opportunities available to them in this emerging sector. The course has a built-in year of work experience, where students work in industry during their third year, making it a highly practical degree.
So whether you want to engineer the next generation of renewable power systems or drive change and create ‘green cities’ then this degree will give you the knowledge and skills to do so.


Second Class Honours Grade 2 (or equivalent) in a primary honours degree (ISCED Level 5) in any discipline of Engineering or equivalent

112 UCAS Tariff Points to include to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at higher level) to include English at H6 if studied at Higher Level or O4 if studied at Ordinary Level.
Grade H3 in one of the following subjects:
• Maths, Environmental Technology or Physics or
• Two from Economics, Technology, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Construction and Engineering.
If Mathematics is not being offered as a subject at Higher Level, you will be required to achieve a minimum of grade H6 if studied at Higher Level or O4 if studied at Ordinary Level.

ISCED Categories

Offshore and renewable energy