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Employability

Employability

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

Professionally accredited degrees

Right from the start, you will be exposed to industry. 

Our degrees are unique in the UK, having dual accreditation from:

Industrial contact

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

  • placements
  • projects
  • industry prizes
  • competitions
  • guest lectures
  • site visits
  • careers support
  • careers fairs
  • Life During and Beyond Geomatics

We will 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

GENIE

Held at the start of each academic year, our GENIE event brings our students and industrial partners together. It runs very much like a trade show. It attracts professional bodies, trade groups, and commercial organisations from across Europe.

Regular exhibitors include IBM, Leica Geosystems, Ordnance Survey, BP and many more.

Graduate destinations 

A degree from the School of Engineering will open up a world of opportunities in careers ranging from groundbreaking research and consultancy to business and management, in the UK and Europe. Destinations have included:

  • Scopus
  • Subsea 7
  • Mott MacDonald
  • fugro
  • IBM
  • Malcolm Hughes
  • Trimble
  • Murphy
  • Leica
  • Met
  • Plowman Craven
  • BP
  • Schlumberger