Overview

You’ll find that there are a huge number of engineering roles and specialisms to choose from across a range of industries, including: aerospace, automotive, chemicals, consumer goods and construction. In engineering, your job title could be the same as your degree discipline, for example mechanical engineer, or it could be based around a particular stage of the engineering process, for example design engineer. Engineering is suitable for you if you find satisfaction in solving challenging problems. Explore opportunities in engineering here .

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