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Employability

Employability

Our graduates are sought after by leading industry employers from across the globe.

Student engineers

We see our students as ‘Student Engineers’, meaning right from day one, you will be on the pathway to becoming a professional engineer. 

AChartered Engineer (CEng) is one of the most recognised international engineering qualifications.

  • our Master of Engineering (MEng) degrees are a direct route to becoming chartered. You don’t need to study any further qualifications to work toward chartered status
  • our Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degrees can also lead to Chartered Engineer status. However, you’ll need to complete further study, such as an approved Master's degree

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a Chartered Engineer on the Engineering Council’s website

Our degrees are professionally accredited by the Engineering Council through the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).

Industrial contact

Our professionally accredited degrees provide you with industry exposure in a number of ways:

  • placements
  • projects
  • industry prizes
  • competitions
  • guest lectures
  • site visits
  • careers support
  • careers fairs

We support your engagement with industry through our:

  • Professional Bodies
  • Industrial Advisory Boards
  • Academic Leads
  • Industrial Liaison Managers
  • Careers Service Marketing Professionals
  • Business Development Managers
  • Alumni

Graduate destinations - engineers without borders

A degree from the School of Engineering opens up a world of opportunities. Your future career choice ranges from groundbreaking research and consultancy to business and management, in the UK, Europe, and globally.

Graduates from our Mechanical Engineering course have gone on to work for a range of high-profile companies and organisations, such as: 

  • EDF Energy
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Doosan Babcock
  • Network Rail
  • Nissan 
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Caterpillar