School of Engineering careers support

We'll help you achieve your potential within your profession.

Employers know that graduates from the School of Engineering have the knowledge, confidence and practical skills they need to make a significant contribution to the organisation who hire them. In this section, we’ll show you how we’ll equip you for the world of work.

Possible careers

Our graduates have gone on to secure positions with prestigious companies, including: Aston Martin, Sellafield, Wood Group, Bentley, NIS, CERN, Ministry of Defence and Jaguar Land Rover. Here are just a few possible positions you could secure in the future with a degree from our School:

  • Design engineer
  • Rail engineering technician
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Trainee shipbroker
  • Engineering manager
  • Trainee maritime lawyer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Marine engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Railway engineer
  • Engineering manager
  • Technology manager

How we'll help you achieve your dream career

There are a number of ways we'll help you secure a role in your chosen profession.

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We'll help you secure work placements

We'll help you develop practical skills

We'll organise field trips

We'll encourage you to take part in national competitions

We'll help you get technical papers published

We'll give you the opportunity to enhance your CV with special awards

Our staff have impressive links with industry

We can help you start your own business

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