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Architectural Engineering (International), MEng, Cardiff University

the United Kingdom

Cardiff University

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MEngFull-time4 yearsSeptemberGBP 9000 per yearGBP 23450 per year

About Architectural Engineering (International), MEng - at Cardiff University

Ranked 1st in the UK

Civil and Construction Engineering at Cardiff University ranked No.1 for research impact in the latest government research assessment (REF2014).

Graduate privileges

Graduates take a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the BEng students.

Semester abroad

You will have the opportunity to spend a semester studying abroad at one of our English-speaking partner institutions in Europe, or further afield in Australia, the United States, China and more.

Industry-led content

Our course content is informed by industrial collaboration and delivered by leading academic staff, many of whom are Chartered Engineers or have worked in industry.

Professionally accredited course

Accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

The creation of buildings is a complex operation that requires the skills of many disciplines. This course brings together the precision of engineering with the creativity of building design, with an emphasis on environmental factors.

Our MEng Architectural Engineering degree aims to provide you with an in-depth understanding of civil engineering with a specific focus on structural engineering and an appreciation of architecture and building services.

You will develop a thorough understanding of theory, backed up by practical application through laboratory and research work, field trips and design classes, preparing you for a successful career in the civil engineering industry. Your optional modules can be selected from those with an architectural theme.

An added advantage of this MEng Architectural Engineering (International) course is that one semester is spent studying engineering through the medium of English in a partner university overseas. They include universities in countries such as France, Germany, Italy, the USA, Australia, Canada and more.

The four-year MEng degree allows you to use the last two years of study to expand and strengthen your knowledge in architectural engineering. You will benefit from advanced learning in design and management and an appreciation of the techniques needed to manage and organise a multidisciplinary engineering design project.

Other architectural engineering courses include:

Entry requirements

A Levels

AAA-AAB. Must include grade A in Maths. You will need to pass the science practical element of the A-level if this is part of your programme of study.

Extended/International Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ/IPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

English requirements

Grade C or grade 4 in GCSE English Language.

At least 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill.

At least 90 overall with minimum scores of 17 for writing, 17 for listening, 18 for reading and 20 for speaking.

At least 62 overall with a minimum of 59 in all communicative skills.

II: at least two Distinctions and two Merits. III: at least a Pass in all components.

Please visit our English Language requirements page for more information on our other accepted language qualifications.

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