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Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BEng

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
BEngFull-time3 yearsSeptemberGBP 9000 per yearGBP 23450 per year

About Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BEng - at Cardiff University

High student satisfaction

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

Industry-standard facilities

You will have access to designated teaching spaces set up for design and project work, specialist laboratories and computer suites.

External scholarships available

Students are eligible to apply for external scholarships from the UK Power Academy and UK Electronic Skills Foundation UKESF (Cardiff University is a member of both schemes).

Industrial links

Our course content is informed by collaboration with companies such as RWE Npower, Cogent Power, BT and BAE, and delivered by leading academic staff, many of whom are Chartered Engineers or have worked in industry.

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 an Incorporated Engineer and partly 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.

This research-led course balances laboratory sessions with lectures and hands-on practical experiences. Our strong industrial links offer opportunities for work placements and possible sponsorship during your period of study.

This 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.

Note that if Chartered status is important to you, an MEng course may offer a quicker, more direct route than the BEng course.

Other electrical and electronic engineering courses available may include:

Entry requirements

A Levels

ABB-BBB. Must include grade B 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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