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Fully accredited courses

Our undergraduate courses are accredited by the relevant professional institutions and are therefore part of the formal educational requirements for professional practice as an engineer.

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A leading engineering school

We conduct internationally renowned research alongside teaching that places students at the centre of the learning experience.

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Making an impact

Our students learn about vital topics such as developing renewable energy and sustainable design.

Cardiff University's School of Engineering is one of the best in the UK for facilities, teaching and research, and my lecturers are well-respected industry professionals. I had the opportunity to complete a placement year at a top engineering company during my degree.
Cordelia Overland, Civil engineering graduate

Courses

Entry year

Architectural Engineering (MEng)

Full time, 4 years

Our architectural engineering programme will give you a solid foundation in civil engineering while allowing you to pursue an interest in architecture and design.

Architectural Engineering (BEng)

Full time, 3 years

Our architectural engineering degree provides you with a sound foundation in civil engineering while allowing you to pursue your creative interests in architecture and design.

Architectural Engineering with a Year in Industry (BEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 4 years

Our architectural engineering programme will give you a solid foundation in civil engineering while allowing you to pursue an interest in architecture and design, and spend a year working in industry.

Architectural Engineering with Year in Industry (MEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 5 years

Our architectural engineering programme will give you a solid foundation in civil engineering while allowing you to pursue an interest in architecture and design, and spend a year working in industry.

Civil and Environmental Engineering (BEng)

Full time, 3 years

Develop a thorough understanding of civil engineering with a focus on environmental issues such as waste management, building on contaminated land and water treatment.

Civil and Environmental Engineering (MEng)

Full time, 4 years

Develop a thorough understanding of civil engineering with a focus on environmental issues such as waste management, building on contaminated land and water treatment.

Civil and Environmental Engineering with a Year in Industry (BEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 4 years

Develop a thorough understanding of civil engineering with a focus on environmental issues such as waste management, building on contaminated land and water treatment. This BEng programme includes one year working in industry.

Civil and Environmental Engineering with Year in Industry (MEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 5 years

Develop a thorough understanding of civil engineering with a focus on environmental issues such as waste management, building on contaminated land and water treatment. This course includes a year spent working in industry.

Civil Engineering (MEng)

Full time, 4 years

Civil engineering offers you a wealth of exciting future career opportunities in designing and working with the built and natural environments.

Civil Engineering (BEng)

Full time, 3 years

Civil engineering offers you a wealth of exciting future career opportunities in designing and working with the built and natural environments.

Civil Engineering with a Year in Industry (BEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 4 years

Civil engineering offers you a wealth of exciting future career opportunities in designing and working with the built and natural environments.

Civil Engineering with Year in Industry (MEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 5 years

Civil engineering offers you a wealth of exciting future career opportunities in designing and working with the built and natural environments.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering (BEng)

Full time, 3 years

Electronic and electrical engineering explores the small and large scale science and applications of electricity.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering (MEng)

Full time, 4 years

Our electronic and electrical engineering programme explores the small and large scale science and applications of electricity.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Year in Industry (BEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 4 years

Our electronic and electrical engineering programme explores the small and large scale science and applications of electricity. This course includes one year spent working in industry,

Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Year in Industry (MEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 5 years

Our electronic and electrical engineering programme explores the small and large scale science and applications of electricity. This course includes the opportunity to spend one year working in industry.

Engineering with a Foundation Year (BEng)

Full time, 4 years

The Engineering Foundation Year course is specially designed to give you the necessary knowledge you will need for an engineering degree.

Integrated Engineering (MEng)

Full time, 4 years

Integrated Engineering is a multidisciplinary degree built around electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering, which aims to produce experts in the areas of manufacturing, mechatronics, computer-aided design, and renewable energy.

Integrated Engineering (BEng)

Full time, 3 years

Integrated Engineering is a multidisciplinary degree built around electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering, which aims to produce experts in the areas of manufacturing, mechatronics, computer-aided design, and renewable energy.

Integrated Engineering (International) (MEng)

Full time, 4 years

Integrated Engineering is a multidisciplinary degree built around electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering, which aims to produce experts in the areas of manufacturing, mechatronics, computer-aided design, and renewable energy. This course

Integrated Engineering (International) with a Year in Industry (MEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 5 years

Integrated Engineering is a multidisciplinary degree built around electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering, which aims to produce experts in the areas of manufacturing, mechatronics, computer-aided design, and renewable energy. This course

Integrated Engineering with a Year in Industry (BEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 4 years

Integrated Engineering is a multidisciplinary degree built around electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering, which aims to produce experts in the areas of manufacturing, mechatronics, computer-aided design, and renewable energy. This course

Integrated Engineering with Year in Industry (MEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 5 years

Integrated Engineering is a multidisciplinary degree built around electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering, which aims to produce experts in the areas of manufacturing, mechatronics, computer-aided design, and renewable energy. This course

Mechanical Engineering (MEng)

Full time, 4 years

Mechanical engineering is the creative application of science and expertise to the design, construction and operation of products and processes.

Mechanical Engineering (BEng)

Full time, 3 years

Mechanical engineering is the creative application of science and expertise to the design, construction and operation of products and processes.

Mechanical Engineering with a Year in Industry (BEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 4 years

Mechanical engineering is the creative application of science and expertise to the design, construction and operation of products and processes. This course includes the opportunity to spend one year working in industry.

Mechanical Engineering with Year in Industry (MEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 5 years

Mechanical engineering is the creative application of science and expertise to the design, construction and operation of products and processes. This course includes the opportunity to spend one year working in industry.

Medical Engineering (MEng)

Full time, 4 years

This medical engineering programme is perfectly suited to anyone wishing to combine classical engineering training with a medical application.

Medical Engineering (BEng)

Full time, 3 years

The medical engineering programme is perfectly suited to anyone wishing to combine classical engineering training with a medical application.

Medical Engineering with a Year in Industry (BEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 4 years

This medical engineering programme is perfectly suited to anyone wishing to combine classical engineering training with a medical application. This course includes the opportunity to spend a year working in industry.

Medical Engineering with Year in Industry (MEng)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 5 years

This medical engineering programme is perfectly suited to anyone wishing to combine classical engineering training with a medical application. This course includes the opportunity to spend a year working in industry.

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Choosing your engineering discipline

Here at Cardiff University, there are a wide range of engineering programmes for you to choose from. Find out what study in the different engineering disciplines involves.

Facilities and location

Our talks

Dr Jay Millington provides an overview of our civil, architectural and environmental engineering courses.

Civil, architectural and environmental engineering

Dr Jay Millington provides an overview of our civil, architectural and environmental engineering courses.

Dr Mark Eaton explains all you need to know about studying mechanical and medical engineering with us.

Mechanical and medical engineering

Dr Mark Eaton explains all you need to know about studying mechanical and medical engineering with us.

Dr Yulia Hicks gives you a comprehensive overview of our electrical and electronic and integrated engineering courses.

Electrical, electronic and integrated engineering

Dr Yulia Hicks gives you a comprehensive overview of our electrical and electronic and integrated engineering courses.

Our student experience

Meet our student life vlogger

Dan is a final year MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering student. He has studied abroad in Arizona, USA, and spent a year in industry working in Germany during his degree. Watch his vlogs to find out more about student life and for general advice for new students.

Phil tells you about his time studying civil engineering and recommends some top tips for new engineering students.

Civil engineering

Phil tells you about his time studying civil engineering and recommends some top tips for new engineering students.

Juliette tells you what it is like to study here and gives you her recommendations for a fulfilling student experience.

Mechanical and medical engineering

Juliette tells you what it is like to study here and gives you her recommendations for a fulfilling student experience.

Jessica tells you about her experiences studying with us and her successful career since graduating.

Electrical and electronic engineering

Jessica tells you about her experiences studying with us and her successful career since graduating.

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Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20, published by HESA in June 2022.

Copyright: Contains HESA Data: Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2022. The Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited cannot accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from its data.