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Architectural Engineering (International) (Year in Industry) MEng (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

The creation of buildings is a complex operation that requires the skills of many disciplines. Our Architectural Engineering degree aims to provide you with an in-depth understanding of civil engineering with a specific focus on structural engineering and the built environment.This course brings together the precision of engineering with the creativity of building design, with an emphasis on environmental factors.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.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.An added advantage of this international course is that one semester is spent studying engineering through the medium of English in a partner university overseas. There are currently more than 65 destination universities on four continents.Choosing the Cardiff MEng Architectural Engineering degree offers you a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the three-year BEng. It allows you to use the last two years 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 Cardiff University Architectural Engineering courses include:•A thorough grounding in the fundamentals of architectural engineering if you choose a BEng course.•The opportunity to study a language if you choose the relevant MEng degree option with a sandwich year at a university in France, Germany or Spain.Distinctive featuresThe distinctive features of the course include:•Fast-track route to Chartered Engineer status•The opportunity to study at the highest-rated civil engineering school in the UK for our research, and the impact of our research (according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework)•The facilities that come with such a successful research unit•The opportunity to learn from leaders in their fields, through direct access to academic staff, many of whom are Chartered Engineers or have worked in industry•An open and engaging culture between students and staff•The opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry•One semester is spent studying abroad

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 57 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    145 65%

    21st

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    35th

    16

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