United Kingdom

Cardiff University

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Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, United Kingdom

Cardiff University

Civil Engineering (Year in Industry)

Civil engineers play a key role in planning, designing, constructing and maintaining the physical environment around us, including buildings and structures, flood defences and water supply programmes. Our Civil 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. 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. You will develop a thorough understanding of civil engineering theory, which will be backed up by practical application through laboratory and research work, field courses and design classes, enabling you to develop your career in any area of the civil engineering industry. All of our civil engineering related degrees are fully accredited by the Institutions of Civil and Structural Engineers. In your professional development as an engineer, the BEng degree satisfies the educational requirements to become an Incorporated Engineer (IEng), and partially satisfies the requirements to become a Chartered Engineer (CEng). Note that if Chartered status is important to you, a four-year Cardiff MEng course may offer a quicker, more direct route than a BEng course. Other Cardiff University Civil Engineering courses available may include: •the opportunity to satisfy the full educational requirements to become a Chartered Engineer if you choose a MEng course •the opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution for one semester if you choose the relevant MEng (International) degree option •the opportunity to study a language if you choose the relevant MEng degree option with a sandwich year at a university in France, Germany or Spain Distinctive features •This course offers you the opportunity to study at the highest-rated civil engineering school in the UK (according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework) •All of our courses are informed by industrial collaboration and accredited by the Institutions of Civil and Structural Engineers •You’ll have the opportunity to learn from leaders in their fields, through direct access to academic staff, many of whom are Chartered Engineers or have worked in industry •The opportunity to obtain industrial experience as part of your degree that can help you stand out and compete against other graduates •Our formal partnership with the City and Guilds of London Institute enables you to achieve the Senior Award of Licentiateship after successfully completing your placement. This professional qualification is widely recognised by employers

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site - Cardiff,Cardiff
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £18,980