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Electrical & Electronic Engineering (International) (MEng)

Cardiff University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Cardiff
English
September 2022

About this program

Electrical & Electronic Engineering (International) (MEng)

Studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering puts you at the centre of a vibrant and fast-moving discipline of relevance to industries such as electronics, information technology, manufacturing, energy generation and supply, transport, and communications.

Choosing the four-year MEng degree offers you a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the three-year BEng.

The MEng allows you to use the last two years to expand and strengthen your knowledge in electrical and electronic 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.

The added advantage of this MEng Electrical and Electronic 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.

The course is reviewed annually with input from our industrial partners to ensure that the modules taught are at the cutting edge and reflect the current state of the industry.

Admission requirements

Typical A level offer

AAB-ABB. 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.

Trinity ISE II/III

II: at least two Distinctions and two Merits. III: at least a Pass in all components.

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

  • Network Analysis
  • Laboratory
  • Professional Engineering
  • Analogue Communications Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering 1
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering 2
  • Electromagnetics and Electronic Materials
  • Power Engineering and Electrical Materials
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Computing

Year two

  • Control Engineering
  • Fields, Waves and Transmission Lines
  • Microcontroller Applications and Embedded Design
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering 3
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering 4
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Machine and Power Electronics
  • Power Systems Analysis
  • Group Design Project
  • Digital Communications Systems
  • Programming for Engineering

Year three

  • Engineering Project Management
  • International Experience
  • Individual Project

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition

Tuition fees for UK and Ireland Students

  • Year one £9,000
  • Year two £9,000
  • Year three £9,000
  • Year four £9,000

Tuition fees for International Students

  • Year one £23,450
  • Year two £23,450
  • Year three £23,450
  • Year four £23,450

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

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

This course is currently undergoing accreditation via the Engineering Council, as it is a new course. The core competencies required for UK-SPEC (UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence) are integrated throughout the taught years of the course.

Through lab work you will develop practical skills focused on the application of a range of engineering principles to real-life technological, regulatory and ethical problems encountered in the engineering profession.

You will also:

  • 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 engineering context.

Career paths

Our electrical and electronic engineering graduates hold key positions in leading firms such as National Instruments, Babcock, BAE Systems, RWE npower, Network Rail, Rolls Royce, Ford, Nokia, Bosch and the National Grid.

Being at the forefront of engineering research means Cardiff has excellent links with industry. These links have been developed with companies, both in the UK and overseas, through our Year in Industry schemes and through consultancy work by staff. This involves advising on matters such as energy policy, bridge design, magnetic materials and semiconductor devices.

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