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Cardiff University

Integrated Engineering with Year in Europe(France)

UCAS Code: H115

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

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B-A,B,B

To include grade B in Maths. Offer excludes General Studies and Critical Thinking. For applicants taking Science A-Levels with an English exam board a pass in the separate practical element will be required.

The Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in lieu of one A Level at the A Level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language grade C or 4

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

36-32

To include 5 or above in HL Maths, or 666-665 in 3 HL subjects to include Maths.

Grades DD in a BTEC diploma plus grade A in Maths A-Level

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A,B-A,B,B

To include grade B in Maths. Offer excludes General Studies and Critical Thinking.

UCAS Tariff

128-160

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

100%
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About this course


Course option

5years

Sandwich | 2018

Subject

Engineering (non-specific)

The complexity and sophistication of modern engineering requires a multidisciplinary approach. Industry is therefore seeking engineers with broad knowledge and skilled in more than one of the traditional engineering disciplines. The Integrated Engineering degree embraces many aspects of electrical, electronic, mechanical and manufacturing engineering. By completing this course you will qualify as an engineer of the highest quality: your broad knowledge of various aspects of engineering will ensure you can interact with engineers from all the traditional engineering disciplines in any multidisciplinary environment.You will also become familiar with the role of engineering within the business environment, as particular attention is paid to economics, management and law.Choosing the MEng degree offers you a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the shorter BEng. It allows you to use years three and five to expand and strengthen your knowledge. 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 MEng Integrated Engineering course with a year in France 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 Integrated Engineering courses include:A thorough grounding in the fundamentals of 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 course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Energy InstituteThe integrated course, which draws on modules taught across the School, benefits from the Excellent teaching rating achieved by the SchoolThe 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 industryAn open and engaging culture between students and staffSome external scholarships may be available from the UK Power Academy and UK Electronic Skills Foundation UKESF (Cardiff is a member of both schemes)The opportunity to improve your French language skillsA year spent studying at a French university

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£10,500
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£19,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

Extra funding

Cardiff University has many scholarships on offer to our prospective students. Please see our website at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/funding/scholarships for further information.

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site - Cardiff

Department:

School of Engineering

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

79%
med
Engineering (non-specific)

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Engineering (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

71%
Staff make the subject interesting
79%
Staff are good at explaining things
92%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
67%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

92%
Library resources
92%
IT resources
83%
Course specific equipment and facilities
50%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

57%
UK students
43%
International students
76%
Male students
24%
Female students
84%
2:1 or above
11%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
B
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Engineering (non-specific)

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£24,000
med
Average annual salary
94%
med
Employed or in further education
51%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

30%
Engineering professionals
9%
Health associate professionals
9%
Science, engineering and production technicians
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

Very few students study this subject, so there isn't a lot of information available on what graduates do when they finish - bear that in mind when you look at the stats above. Most graduates get jobs in engineering or management, but if you would like to find out more specifically about the prospects for your chosen course, it might be a good idea to go on an open day and talk to tutors about what previous graduates went on to do.

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