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Peirianneg Feddygol (BEng)

Blwyddyn Mynediad


Mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.

Mae rhaglen Prifysgol Caerdydd ymhlith y mwyaf sefydledig yn y DU ac yn addas iawn i’r rheiny sy’n dymuno cyfuno hyfforddiant peiriannol clasurol gyda chymwysiad meddygol.

Cadwch le ar ddiwrnod agored

Trosolwg y cwrs

The Cardiff Medical Engineering programme is one of the best established in the UK, and is perfectly suited to anyone wishing to combine classical engineering training with a medical application.

You’ll be taught by a dedicated team of research-active academic staff, and the course includes a number of lectures by colleagues from our School of Biosciences, School of Medicine and Cardiff & Vale NHS Trust.

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.

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.

Note that if Chartered status is important to you, a Cardiff MEng course may offer a quicker, more direct route than this BEng course.

Other Cardiff University Medical Engineering courses include:

  • The opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry is also available if you choose the relevant 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

Nodweddion nodedig

The distinctive features of the course include:

  • 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
  • Accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • Many academic members of staff who are Chartered Engineers
  • The opportunity to engage with professionals from a wide range of specialisms such as orthopaedics
  • An open and engaging culture between students and staff
  • The opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry

Achrediadau

Côd UCASBH99
Derbyniad nesafMedi 2020
Hyd4 blwyddyn
Modd (astudio)Llawn amser gyda blwyddyn ryngosod
Lleoedd sydd ar gael fel arferThe School typically has approx 230 places available.
Nifer y ceisiadau a dderbynnir fel arferThe School typically receives approx 1270 applications.

Cysylltu

Gofyn cwestiwn

Gofynion mynediad

AAB - ABB including Grade B Mathematics. If you are studying a science A level, a pass in the practical element (where applicable) will be required. Please note, General Studies will not be accepted.    

Cymhwyster Prosiect Estynedig: Fel arfer, bydd ymgeiswyr sydd wedi ennill gradd A yn y Cymhwyster Prosiect Estynedig (EPQ) yn cael cynnig un radd yn is na’r cynnig safonol ar gyfer Safon Uwch. Noder bod yn rhaid bodloni unrhyw ofynion sy’n benodol i’r pwnc o hyd

Derbynnir Tystysgrif Her Sgiliau Bagloriaeth Cymru Uwch yn lle un pwnc Safon Uwch (ar y graddau a restrir uchod) ac eithrio unrhyw bynciau penodol.

DD in BTEC plus grade A in Maths A-Level.

34 - 32 points including 5 or above in Higher Level Mathematics, or 655 in 3 Higher Level subjects to include Mathematics.

Gallai cymwysterau amgen gael eu derbyn. Cewch ragor o wybodaeth am ofynion mynediad ar dudalen meini prawf derbyn Ysgol Peirianneg.

GCSE

Gradd C neu radd 4 mewn TGAU Iaith Saesneg.

IELTS (academic)

O leiaf 6.5 yn gyffredinol gydag o leiaf 5.5 ym mhob is-sgil.

TOEFL iBT

O leiaf 90 ar y cyfan gyda sgôr o 17 o leiaf ar gyfer ysgrifennu, 17 ar gyfer gwrando, 18 ar gyfer darllen a 20 ar gyfer siarad.

PTE Academic

O leiaf 62 ar y cyfan gydag o leiaf 51 yn yr holl sgiliau cyfathrebu.

Trinity ISE II/III

II: dau Ragoriaeth a dau Deilyngdod o leiaf.
III: o leiaf Llwyddo ym mhob cydran.

Cymwysterau eraill a dderbynnir

Os ydych yn ymgeisydd tramor ac nid Saesneg yw eich iaith gyntaf, ewch i'n tudalen am ofynion Iaith Saesneg i gael rhagor o wybodaeth am ba gymwysterau y byddwn yn eu derbyn.

GCSE Maths grade C or 4. GCSE English Language Grade C or 4 or an accepted English Language equivalent

Ffioedd dysgu

Myfyrwyr y DU ac UE (2020/21)

Ffioedd DysguBlaendal
£9,000Dim

Ewch i'n tudalennau ffioedd dysgu i gael y wybodaeth ddiweddaraf.

Gallai cymorth ariannol fod ar gael ar gyfer unigolion sy'n bodloni rhai meini prawf. Cewch ragor o wybodaeth yn ein hadran arian. Dim ond hyn a hyn o gymorth ariannol y gall y ffynonellau hyn eu cynnig, felly ni allwn warantu y bydd pawb sy'n bodloni'r meini prawf yn cael arian.

Myfyrwyr tu allan i'r UE (2020/21)

Ffioedd DysguBlaendal
£21,950Dim

Ewch i'n tudalennau ffioedd dysgu i gael y wybodaeth ddiweddaraf.

Gallai cymorth ariannol fod ar gael ar gyfer unigolion sy'n bodloni rhai meini prawf. Cewch ragor o wybodaeth yn ein hadran arian. Dim ond hyn a hyn o gymorth ariannol y gall y ffynonellau hyn eu cynnig, felly ni allwn warantu y bydd pawb sy'n bodloni'r meini prawf yn cael arian.

Costau blynyddoedd rhyngosod

Yn ystod blwyddyn ryngosod, (e.e. blwyddyn mewn diwydiant, blwyddyn ar leoliad neu flwyddyn dramor), bydd y ffi yn is. Cewch fanylion llawn ar ein tudalennau ffioedd.

Costau ychwanegol

Cyfarpar ar gyfer cwrs penodol

No specific equipment is needed. The University will provide resources such as computers and associated software, laboratory equipment (including any safety equipment) and any required learning resources.

Llety

Mae gennym amrywiaeth o breswylfeydd sydd yn gweddu i anghenion a phoced yr unigolyn. Cewch wybod rhagor ar ein tudalennau llety.

Strwythur y cwrs

This is a four-year full-time degree with the third year spent working in industry. The course includes a carefully chosen balance of core modules and optional modules. Most modules are worth 10 credits, some are worth 20 and the final-year project is worth 30. You need to earn 120 credits a year.

There are two semesters each year, each semester consisting of 11 teaching weeks, one revision week and an examination period.

Mae'r modiwlau a ddangosir yn esiampl o'r cwricwlwm arferol. Byddant yn cael eu hadolygu cyn blwyddyn academaidd 2020/21. Bydd y modiwlau terfynol yn cael eu cyhoeddi erbyn mis Medi 2020

Blwyddyn un

Year one aims to ensure that you develop a fundamental knowledge of all relevant subjects. Theory is delivered in lectures and supported by a dedicated double-module of laboratory experiments that makes up one-sixth of the year.

There is a dedicated Anatomy & Physiology module to ensure you have enough breadth and depth of knowledge.

Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
Engineering ApplicationsEN104820 credydau
Network AnalysisEN106410 credydau
Professional EngineeringEN108610 credydau
Engineering AnalysisEN109020 credydau
Materials and ManufactureEN110120 credydau
MechanicsEN110220 credydau
Anatomy and PhysiologyEN110820 credydau

Blwyddyn dau

Year two begins applying engineering knowledge to medical applications, while developing fundamental theories introduced in year one.

There is a second Anatomy & Physiology module, and a Biomechanics module.

Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
Electrical and Electronic Engineering 1EN207810 credydau
Electrical and Electronic Engineering 2EN207910 credydau
ThermofluidsEN210320 credydau
Computing 1EN210610 credydau
Engineering Analysis and Computing 2EN210720 credydau
Biomechanics 1EN245110 credydau
DesignEN260420 credydau
Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
Control and InstrumentationEN203710 credydau
Solid Mechanics and DynamicsEN210520 credydau
Manufacturing Systems DesignEN290410 credydau

Blwyddyn tri: Blwyddyn Ryngosod

Year three is spent working in industry. You are normally expected to be in employment for a minimum of 30 weeks to satisfy the minimum University requirement, although the Cardiff School of Engineering expects the placement to last for the whole academic year.

During your placement you will be visited by your industrial training tutor or nominee at least once, but preferably twice, if you are based in the UK.

Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
Industrial TrainingEN3095120 credydau

Blwyddyn pedwar

Year four is structured around giving you the opportunity to integrate your medical and engineering knowledge as you tackle a number of realistic clinical challenges through a variety of applied modules.

A quarter of this academic year is also devoted to the individual project, where you choose an area of research interest and conduct a period of guided study. Recent projects have included: Linking Brain Imaging with Motion Analysis, Computational Modelling of Blood Flow in Cerebral Aneurysm, Football Injuries from Collision with the Ground, and Biomechanical Analysis of Shaken Baby Syndrome.

Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
Industrial Project ManagementEN302610 credydau
ProjectEN310030 credydau
Biomechanics 2EN345010 credydau
Engineering ApplicationsEN345310 credydau
Clinical EngineeringEN345910 credydau
Biomaterials and Tissue EngineeringEN346010 credydau
Medical Electronics 1EN346110 credydau
Electrical and Electronic Engineering 3EN351710 credydau
Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
Solid MechanicsEN303710 credydau
Fluid MechanicsEN304510 credydau
Medical Device EvaluationEN310810 credydau
Fluid Power and ControlEN351310 credydau
Mae'r Brifysgol wedi ymrwymo i ddarparu amrywiaeth eang o opsiynau modiwl lle’n bosibl. Ond byddwch yn ymwybodol er y byddwn yn gwneud pob ymdrech i gynnig dewis, gall hyn gael ei gyfyngu mewn rhai amgylchiadau. Y rheswm am hyn yw'r ffaith mai dim ond nifer cyfyngedig o leoedd sydd ar gael ar rai modiwlau, a gaiff eu dyrannu ar sail y cyntaf i'r felin. Mae'n ofynnol i fodiwlau eraill sicrhau isafswm nifer o fyfyrwyr cyn gallu eu cynnal, er mwyn gwneud yn siŵr y gellir cyflwyno addysg o ansawdd priodol. Gall modiwlau gael eu cyfyngu oherwydd gwrthdaro yn yr amserlen hefyd, ac er bod y Brifysgol yn ymdrechu i amharu cyn lleied â phosibl ar eich dewis, byddai'n syniad da i chi ofyn am gyngor gan yr Ysgol berthnasol am y dewisiadau modiwl sydd ar gael.

Dysgu ac asesu

Sut caf fy addysgu?

You will be taught the fundamental aspects of engineering through a combination of lectures and tutorials, supplemented by practical lab sessions and project-based work.

The taught modules in the first two years are largely compulsory, but options are available in year three. All students must complete a 30-credit individual project in year three, for which they are allocated a supervisor from among the teaching staff.

There are opportunities for interaction with potential employers through careers fairs and guest lectures. Speakers from industry give regular lectures on their areas of expertise. These offer you the opportunity to hear experts speak on topics that are relevant to your degree and give you an insight into working in industry.

Sut y caf fy nghefnogi?

You will be assigned a personal tutor who is a member of the academic staff associated with your degree course. Your tutor will be there to advise you on academic, non-academic and personal matters in a confidential and informal manner when you need some guidance. We aim to help you overcome any problem, however big or small, as smoothly and quickly as possible.

For the 30-credit project in year four, you will be allocated a supervisor in the broad area of research specialism and meet regularly.

During your placement year you will be visited by your industrial training tutor or nominee at least once, but preferably twice, if you are based in the UK.

The tutor will interview you, check your logbook/diary and discuss progress with you, the company training officer and/or the manager with direct responsibility for your training. A summary report will be filed.

You will have access through the Learning Central website to relevant multimedia material, presentations, lecture handouts, bibliographies, further links, electronic exercises and discussion circles. Opportunities for you to reflect on your abilities and performance are available through the Learning Central ‘Personal Development Planning’ module.

The University offers a range of services including the Careers Service, the Counselling Service, the Disability and Dyslexia Service, the Student Support Service, and excellent libraries and resource centres.

Feedback

We’ll provide you with frequent feedback on your work. This comes in a variety of formats including oral feedback in classes like design and project work and via return of marked coursework.

The opportunity to test your knowledge and understanding will be provided throughout the semester via class tests in Years 1 and 2, plus feedback on written assessments. Occasionally, peer assessment of an individual’s contribution to a group may be used, and you may also receive oral feedback on presentations and contributions to group activities.

Sut caf fy asesu?

Your progress in each module is usually assessed at various stages through each semester (through a one-hour test) to give you feedback on your progress, then finally at the end of the appropriate semester. Assessment is undertaken using a variety of different methods including formal written examinations, case studies, assignments and project work.

Examinations count for 60% to 70% of all assessment throughout the course, depending on the options chosen. The remainder is mainly project work and larger pieces of coursework, plus performance in laboratories.

The opportunity to test knowledge and understanding is given through class tests throughout years one and two, plus feedback on written assessments. Occasionally, peer assessment of an individual’s contribution to a group may be used, and students may also receive oral feedback on presentations and contributions to group activities.

Pa sgiliau bydda i’n eu hymarfer a’u datblygu?

This course is accredited via the Engineering Council, meaning the core competencies of UK-SPEC (UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence) are integrated throughout the taught years of the course. 

Through lab work you will develop practical skills focused on the application of a range of engineering principles to real-life technological, regulatory and ethical problems.

You will also:

  • Develop an appreciation of how to bridge the disciplines of engineering and medicine/clinical sciences
  • Enhance your communication skills, both orally and in writing through a series of reports and assignments
  • Develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to solve multidisciplinary problems in a engineering context
  • Enhance your team-working skills, ability to exercise original thought and good professional judgement

Gyrfaoedd

Rhagolygon gyrfa

Rhagolygon gyrfa

In 2015/16, 95% of the School’s graduates who were available for work reported they were in employment and/or further study within six months of graduation.

Graduate medical engineers benefit from employment opportunities in both the medical engineering and broader mechanical engineering sector.

Recent Cardiff graduates are now employed in medical engineering companies including Finsbury Orthopaedics, DePuy Synthes and Huntleigh Medical.

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