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 MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree offers you a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the shorter BEng. It 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. 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 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. Other Cardiff University Electrical and Electronic Engineering courses include: •A thorough grounding in the fundamentals of electrical and electronic engineering if you choose a BEng course. •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: •Fast-track route to Chartered Engineer status. •The facilities that come with a successful research unit. •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 •Some external scholarships may be available 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). •An open and engaging culture between students and staff. •The opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry.