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Civil and Environmental Engineering (Year in Industry) (MEng)

Cardiff University
5 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Cardiff
English
September 2020
Application deadline: International students is 30 June
21,950 GBP

Program description

Civil and Environmental Engineering (Year in Industry) (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.

Choosing the MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering degree offers you a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the shorter BEng.

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 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 including Mathematics. If you are studying a science A level, a pass in the practical element (where applicable) will be required. Please note, General Studies will not be accepted.

Extended Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ 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.

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


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Program content

  • Engineering Analysis 
  • Computing 1
  • Environmental Fluid and Geomechanics
  • Materials and Construction
  • Design Studies
  • Structures
  • Professional Engineering
  • Engineering Analysis 
  • Computing 2
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Hydraulics and Soil Mechanics
  • Professional Studies and Construction
  • Structural Analysis and Design
  • Industrial Training
  • Construction and Construction Management
  • Environmental Policy and Regulation
  • Project
  • Water Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Design Studies
  • Civil Engineering Design
  • Concrete Materials and Structures
  • Environmental Geotechnics
  • Environmental Hydraulics
  • Waste Management and Recycling

Tuition fees

The full tuition fees for UK and EU Students is £9,000.The tuition fees for Students from outside the EU is £21,950

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, 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. 

Written skills are reinforced through a series of reports and assignments, while communication skills are encouraged during module assessments.

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 opportunities

Graduate Careers

  • Civil Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Site Engineer

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CF10 3AT Cardiff

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