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Mechanical Engineering with a Year in Europe (France) 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

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Mechanical engineers are essential to the workings of the modern world, combining imagination and technology to offer innovative solutions across society and industry. They work across all industrial sectors, developing and manufacturing well-designed products through efficient manufacturing processes.Choosing the MEng programme offers you a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the three-year BEng. It allows you to use years three and five to expand and strengthen your knowledge in mechanical 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.An added advantage of this course is that you study the French language as part of the first three years and spend year four studying engineering at a partner university abroad before returning to Cardiff for the fifth year.Other Cardiff University Mechanical Engineering courses include:A thorough grounding in the fundamentals of mechanical engineering if you choose a BEng courseThe opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry if you choose the relevant four-year BEng or five-year MEng degree optionThe opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution for one semester if you choose the relevant MEng (International) degree optionDistinctive featuresThe distinctive features of the course include:Fast-track route to Chartered Engineer statusThe opportunity to learn in a research-led teaching institution served by staff rated highly in the last Research Excellence FrameworkThe facilities that come with a successful research unitThe opportunity to learn from leaders in their fields, through direct access to academic staff, many of whom are Chartered Engineers or have worked in industryAccreditation from the Institution of Mechanical EngineersThe opportunity to participate in the design, development, construction, testing and competition of a proven Formula Student racing carAn open and engaging culture between students and staffThe opportunity to improve your French language skillsA year spent studying at a French university

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 23,450per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - AAA

Including 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.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    25th

  • 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

    20th out of 74 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    138 60%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    15th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    43rd

    16

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