Engineers Ireland has recently approved IT Sligo’s Masters in Engineering (MEng) in Road and Transport Engineering for full accreditation to Chartered Engineer level for graduates with an accredited Level 8 degree.
This part-time online, blended programme is the first online Master's programme in Ireland to be accredited at the education standard required for the registration of Chartered Engineers. It was developed in partnership with the Department of Transport and the Local Authority Services National Training Group (LASNTG), targeting civil engineers working in the road and transport engineering sector.
The programme is suitable for both recent graduates and experienced professionals, practising in either the public or private sector. Local authority employed engineers can avail of full funding for the programme by key stakeholders, the Department of Transport and local authority employers, through engagement with Local Authority Services National Training Group (LASNTG). The modules address a range of skills relating to the sustainable planning, assessment, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the road, bridge and transportation projects and schemes. Graduates of the MEng programme have presented papers on their research dissertation findings at national conferences. Many have been promoted by their employers to more senior management and technical roles or have gained further employment in the sector due to the advanced skills attained during the programme.
Full details are available here.