Civil and Environmental Engineering with Year in Europe (Germany) (MEng)

Cardiff University
5 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Cardiff
English

About this program

Civil and Environmental Engineering with Year in Europe (Germany) (MEng)

Our civil and environmental engineering programme offers you a highly regarded degree course at one of the top universities in this field, preparing you for exciting future career opportunities in designing and working with the built and natural environments.

You will develop a thorough understanding of civil and environmental engineering theory, which will be backed up by practical application through laboratory and research work, field trips and design classes.

The added advantage of this MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering course with a year in Germany is that you study the German 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.

The MEng allows you to use years three and five to expand and strengthen your knowledge in civil and environmental 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.

Admission requirements

Typical A level offer

AAA-AAB. Must include 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.

Extended/International Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ/IPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

English language requirements

GCSE

Grade C or grade 4 in GCSE English Language.

IELTS (academic)

At least 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill.

TOEFL iBT

At least 90 overall with minimum scores of 17 for writing, 17 for listening, 18 for reading and 20 for speaking.

PTE Academic

At least 62 overall with a minimum of 59 in all communicative skills.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

The modules shown are an example of the typical curriculum and will be reviewed prior to the 2022/23 academic year. The final modules will be published by September 2022.

Year One

  • German for Year in Europe
  • German for Year in Europe
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Computing 1
  • Environmental Fluid and Geomechanics
  • Materials and Construction
  • Design Studies
  • Structures
  • Professional Engineering

Year Two

  • German for Year in Europe
  • German for Year in Europe
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Computing 2
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Hydraulics and Soil Mechanics
  • Professional Studies and Construction
  • Structural Analysis and Design

Year Three

  • German for Year in Europe
  • German for Year in Europe
  • Construction and Construction Management
  • Environmental Policy and Regulation
  • Project
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Design Studies
  • Civil Engineering Design
  • Environmental Hydraulics

Year Four

  • Year in Europe

Year Five

  • Soil and Groundwater Chemistry
  • Industrial Practice
  • Professional Engineering Studies

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition

  • Tuition fees for UK Students: £9,000 per year.
  • Tuition fees for International Students: £23,450 per year.

For more information about tuition fee, please visit the university website.

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

This course is accredited via the Engineering Council, meaning the core competencies of UK-SPEC (UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence) are integrated throughout the taught years of the course. 

You will develop a number of practical skills during the laboratory-based sessions, while there is a consistent core of management skills and personal development. 

You will develop your German language skills and gain an understanding of the academic culture of Higher Education and professional practice in Germany.

You will also:

  • Develop your understanding of the application of architecture, building conceptual design and building services within the context of engineering and construction
  • Develop your understanding of environmental problems arising from activities and the consequences of construction –  and how to mitigate or remedy them
  • Enhance your communication skills, both orally and in writing through a series of reports and assignments
  • Develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to solve multidisciplinary problems in a civil engineering context

Career paths

  • Civil Engineer
  • Site Engineer
  • Design Engineer

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