Future careers

Studying one of our Engineering or Technology degrees can lead to a great career

Female student at graduation.Many of the great challenges we face in today’s society depend upon innovative science and technology brought to reality by engineers.

The UK, along with many other nations, has put technology and innovation at the heart of its economic strategy.

As a result, there is a wealth of opportunity for engineers and technologists in today’s innovation-driven world.

From the management of automated manufacturing facilities to the design of bespoke space vehicles, from the development of high performance Formula 1 racing cars to the design of precision instrumentation for the medical industry, our graduates have found employment.

Read about some of our 2012 graduate success stories

Highly prized skills

With a degree in engineering or technology, you will be well-equipped to pursue high level, technically-based careers in innovative design and development ensuring that you are on a valued career path.

Your skills, creativity and motivation will be highly prized and a degree will enhance your career prospects.

Our undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes are all accredited by one or more of the professional engineering institutions of IET, IMechE and RAeS and as a gift from the School you will receive student membership of the IET for the duration of your studies. This will greatly enhance your potential to secure the job you want and help you progress in your professional career.

Job prospects

A job in the Engineering and Technology sector is exciting and highly rewarding, presenting you with the opportunity to innovate, implement and lead. This can provide you with:

  • an attractive salary
  • good employment prospects
  • intellectual challenges
  • travel opportunities
  • the chance to benefit society
  • further studies leading to Masters or Doctoral qualifications

What our
students say

The skills that I have gained from the University of Hertfordshire have been paramount to my work in the team.

James Wilkins