Career perspectives

Studying engineering will develop your skills in problem-solving and problem-seeking, giving you the potential to make your mark in a range of careers.

Engineering was one of the first departments established here in 1894, and we have had a major influence on engineering systems on land, sea, in the air and in outer space for well over a century.

We have close and long-established links with industry, providing opportunities for placements and potential careers.

Gaining a high level of numeracy and computer literacy can open up a range of career opportunities in structural engineering, construction, manufacturing, civil engineering, mechanical engineering and other fields such as finance and management.