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Engineering Physics (with integrated year in industry) MEng

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering - MEng

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Engineering Physics (with Integrated Industrial and Professional Training) at Aberystwyth University applies physical principles and techniques to engineering and technology. The degree combines the knowledge, training and skills of a discipline in Physics with the production of engineering solutions in real-world situations.

Even though it is one of the oldest academic disciplines, Physics makes significant contributions to modern society, with theoretical breakthroughs that feed into new sciences and foster modern technologies. The degree is accredited by the IOP (Institute of Physics).

Overview

Why study Engineering Physics at Aberystwyth University?

  • Graduate with a Masters qualification furthering your career options
  • Focus on a strong practical and IT component
  • Gain specialised knowledge in topics such as: micro and nano-electronics, applied photonics, materials design and production, quantum technology, robotics, solar energy and space instrumentation
  • Prepare for a career as an engineer or scientist in areas such as industrial research and development, product development and work in national research laboratories
  • Our researchers are involved in the current European Space Agency ExoMars 2020 Project and engineering low dimensional materials, namely graphene.

Employability

What can I do with a degree in Engineering Physics?

This course is designed to allow students to progress and pursue a career in engineering, research and development.

But other graduates from the Physics department have discovered other pathways:

  • Medical Physicist
  • Radiation Protection Practitioner
  • Research Scientist
  • Systems Developer
  • Product Development
  • Technical Author
  • Meteorologist

Employability is embedded across all of our teaching and ethics. We instill these skills to our students:

  • Research and data analysis skills
  • Enhanced mathematical and computational skills
  • Effective problem-solving and creative thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Time-management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form
  • Self-motivation and self-reliance
  • Team-working, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching agreement.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,300per 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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Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 50 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 49%

    42nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    39th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    13th

    9

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