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What will I learn?

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 courseThe opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution for one semester if you choose the relevant MEng (International) degree optionThe opportunity to study a language if you choose the relevant MEng degree option with a sandwich year at a university in France, Germany or SpainDistinctive featuresThe distinctive features of the course include:Fast-track route to Chartered Engineer statusThe opportunity to learn in a research-led teaching institution served by staff rated highly in the last Research Excellence FrameworkThe facilities that come with a successful research unitThe opportunity to learn from leaders in their fields, through direct access to academic staff, many of whom are Chartered Engineers or have worked in industryAccreditation from the Institution of Mechanical EngineersThe opportunity to participate in the design, development, construction, testing and competition of a proven Formula Student racing carAn open and engaging culture between students and staffThe opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£21,950.00 (US$ 26,473) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 September 2023

Venue

Main Site - Cardiff

30-36 Newport Road,

Cardiff,

CF24 0DE, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

ABB - BBB (with 1 STEM Science subject) OR BBB - BBC (with 2 STEM Science subjects)STEM Science subjects - Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Geology, Biology, Geography, Computer Science, Environmental Science

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Cardiff University

Cardiff University is recognised by international employers from the globe-over, making its graduates highly sought after.

  • Ranked in the world’s top 100
  • Based in one of the safest capital cities in Europe
  • High quality teaching with highly qualified teaching staff
  • Recently invested GBP 600m in its facilities

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