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Medical 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

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

The Cardiff Medical Engineering programme is one of the most established in the UK, and is perfectly suited to anyone wishing to combine classical engineering training with a medical application.The aim of the course is to produce a highly competent engineer who can pursue a career in clinical engineering, bioengineering or engineering fields outside medicine.An added advantage of this MEng Medical Engineering (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.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.The MEng allows you to use the last two years to expand and strengthen your knowledge in medical 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.Teaching is by a dedicated team of research-active academic staff, and there are also some lectures by colleagues from Cardiff School of Biosciences, School of Medicine and Cardiff & Vale NHS Trust.Other Cardiff University Medical Engineering courses include a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of medical engineering if you choose a BEng course.Distinctive 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 unitMany academic members of staff who are Chartered EngineersAccreditation from the Institution of Mechanical EngineersThe opportunity to engage with professionals from a wide range of specialisms such as orthopaedicsAn open and engaging culture between students and staffOne semester is spent studying abroadThe opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,950per 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

    10th out of 31 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    125 54%

    20th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    3rd

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    9th

    2

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