UCC | School of Engineering


School of Engineering

Welcome to the UCC School of Engineering; where today’s professionals train the engineers of tomorrow.

Through developing advanced technical and analytical skills, our modern industry-led programmes ensure you have the relevant occupational and personal abilities to excel in this versatile, fast-paced environment.

We are very proud that our students have progressed to fulfilling and rewarding careers within the engineering sector and look forward to you mirroring their success.

Bill Martin, Head of School

Courses Offered

BEng (Hons)Engineering
HNC/DElectrical and Electronic Engineering
HNC/DElectrical Engineering (Power)
HNC/DManufacturing Engineering
HNC/DMechanical Engineering


Michael Alston is Course leader for Engineering programmes in Higher Education. Michael has been a member of the Institute of Acoustics (MIOA) for 37 years and is currently an education committee member, having held positions of Chairman, Secretary and Council Member for the Eastern Region.

Michael is a multi-disciplined qualified engineer specializing in acoustic and vibration. Born in Colchester, he has had an industrial engineering career of 27 years at two major Colchester-based international companies. This was followed by a lectureship at Colchester Institute and University Centre Colchester

President of The Colchester Engineering Society, he is passionate about promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics within the local engineering community.

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