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What will I learn?

The Cardiff Medical Engineering programme is one of the most established in the UK, and is perfectly suited to anyone wishing to combine classical engineering training with a medical application.The aim of the course is to produce a highly competent engineer who can pursue a career in clinical engineering, bioengineering or engineering fields outside medicine.An added advantage of this MEng Medical Engineering (International) course is that one semester is spent studying engineering through the medium of English in a partner university overseas. There are currently more than 65 destination universities on four continents.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 MEng allows you to use the last two years to expand and strengthen your knowledge in medical 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.Teaching is by a dedicated team of research-active academic staff, and there are also some lectures by colleagues from Cardiff School of Biosciences, School of Medicine and Cardiff & Vale NHS Trust.Other Cardiff University Medical Engineering courses include a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of medical engineering if you choose a BEng course.Distinctive 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 unitMany academic members of staff who are Chartered EngineersAccreditation from the Institution of Mechanical EngineersThe opportunity to engage with professionals from a wide range of specialisms such as orthopaedicsAn open and engaging culture between students and staffOne semester is spent studying abroadThe 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$ 26,576) 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

AAB-ABB for applicants taking A Level Maths and Physics. For applicants taking A Level Maths only (NO PHYSICS) A*BB with A* in A Level Maths.This offer excludes general studies and critical thinking.A pass in the science practical is normally required.

*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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