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Electrical and Electronic Engineering (International) with a Year in Industry, 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-time, Sandwich5 yearsSeptemberGBP 9000 per yearGBP 23450 per year

About Electrical and Electronic Engineering (International) with a Year in Industry, MEng - at Cardiff University

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.

Professional award consideration

Our formal partnership with the City and Guilds of London Institute enables you to achieve the Senior Award of Licentiateship after successfully completing your placement.

Industrial placement

Gain valuable experience working in a paid role at an organisation in the UK or abroad for one academic year.

High student satisfaction

This course received a 96% Overall Satisfaction score from our students in the National Student Survey 2020.

Professionally accredited course

Accredited by Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Studying electrical and electronic engineering puts you at the centre of a vibrant and fast-moving discipline of relevance to industries such as electronics, information technology, manufacturing, energy generation and supply, transport, and communications.

Choosing one of our MEng degrees offers you a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the three-year BEng. Our MEng degree allows you to use the last two years to expand and strengthen your knowledge in electrical and electronic 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.

This course includes the opportunity to take a year of industrial placement between your second and third years of academic study. With this option we will support you in finding a placement that will allow you to experience at first- hand, a professional working environment. If you are successful in securing a placement you will be paid a salary and will enhance your employability skills through direct experience of working in business, industry or the public sector.

You will also have the opportunity to spend one semester 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 course is reviewed annually with input from our industrial partners to ensure that the modules taught are at the cutting edge and reflect the current state of the industry.

Other electrical and electronic engineering courses include a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of electrical and electronic engineering if you choose a BEng course.

Entry requirements

A Levels

AAB-ABB. 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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