A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
Energy engineering, which is considered a branch of manufacturing, focuses on providing energy services to communities. Individuals who study energy engineering learn how to improve energy efficiency, help companies comply with energy regulations and research as well as implement modern energy technologies.
National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics
This programme will provide engineers with the technical competences to provide solutions to water security issues. Core modules will address technical aspects of water
Big Challenges being addressed by this programme
Water security is a major concern facing humanity, engineers are the primary professionals tackling this issue.
Annually, more than 3.4 million people die from water-related diseases
1 in 9 people worldwide do not have access to safe and clean drinking water
1 in 3 people worldwide are affected by water scarcity
Population growth and climate change will place significant stresses on global water resources
Flooding of both urban and rural areas is being exacerbated by climate change
Programme objectives & purpose
This programme will provide engineers with the technical competences to provide solutions to water security issues. Core modules will address technical aspects of water provision, water resource management and flood mitigation. A primary objective of the programme is to ensure that students have a thorough understanding of modern hydrological modelling tools. The programme has a strong emphasis on the design of hydrological systems, with students working in groups to solve real-world problems. Graduates of this programme will be in a position to make significant contributions to solving water resource problems in both industry and academia worldwide....