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. This research-led course balances laboratory sessions with lectures and hands-on practical experiences. Our strong industrial links offer opportunities for work placements and possible sponsorship during your period of study. This 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. Note that if Chartered status is important to you, a four-year Cardiff MEng course may offer a quicker, more direct route than the BEng course. Other Cardiff University Electrical and Electronic Engineering courses available may include: •a fast-track towards attaining Chartered Engineer status with the Institution of Engineering and Technology if you choose the MEng course •the opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry if you choose the relevant four-year BEng or five-year MEng degree option •the opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution for one semester if you choose the relevant MEng (International) degree option Distinctive features The distinctive features of the course include: •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. •Students at Cardiff are eligible to apply for external scholarships from the UK Power Academy and UK Electronic Skills Foundation UKESF (Cardiff is a member of both schemes). •The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Technology (IET).