United Kingdom

Cardiff University

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Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, United Kingdom

Cardiff University

Mechanical Engineering (Year in Industry)

Mechanical engineers are essential to the workings of the modern world, combining imagination and technology to offer innovative solutions across society and industry. They work across all industrial sectors, developing and manufacturing well-designed products through efficient manufacturing processes. This four-year MEng Mechanical Engineering programme offers you a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the three-year BEng. It allows you to use the last two years of the course to expand and strengthen your knowledge in mechanical 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. Other Cardiff University Mechanical Engineering courses include: A thorough grounding in the fundamentals of mechanical 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 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 The distinctive features of the course include: Fast-track route to Chartered Engineer status The opportunity to learn in a research-led teaching institution served by staff rated highly in the last Research Excellence Framework 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 Accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers The opportunity to participate in the design, development, construction, testing and competition of a proven Formula Student racing car An open and engaging culture between students and staff The opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry

  • Qualification
    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    5 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