How can the BEng/MEng Robotics support your career?
This course opens the door to a varied career in an exciting industry. Our degree prepares you for work in robotics engineering as well as several areas including design engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering. We encourage you to develop a commercial approach to engineering via supported live projects with industrial partners. You could be working in a variety of sectors from manufacturing to agriculture, transport healthcare and defence to space exploration.
As a BEng/MEng Robotics graduate you will have excellent career prospects; the range of potential employers will be vast across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. You can also choose to continue onto further study.
Below are just a few examples of the types of careers that you could pursue after graduating with us:
A Design Engineer role includes researching and developing ideas for new products and systems, and improving those that already exist. Design Engineers work in a wide range of industries on a variety of products and services.
A Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) Technician uses software to develop design plans such as floor plans, buildings plans and exhibition layouts. CAD Technicians may also work on product designs which are then sent to engineers to create prototypes.
Automation EngineerAn automation engineer’s role may include designing, programming, simulating and testing automated machinery and processes to complete a task precisely.
A Mechanical Engineer works on the design, development and maintenance of mechanical components, systems and machinery. A Mechanical Engineer can work in a range of industries where mechanical systems are used.
Work placements increase your success in the job market – as well as being a fantastic experience. You can further develop your interpersonal skills, build your confidence, and make contact with industry leaders. By making a good impression during your placement year, you greatly increase your chances of securing a job with the company after graduation. Research shows that 70% of placements result in a graduate job offer.
What support is available?
Our Employability Service can help you to develop your employability skills and get some valuable work experience. We provide workshops, events and one to one support with job hunting, CVs, covering letters, interviews, and networking. We also support you in securing part-time work, placements, internships, and volunteering opportunities, and offer an enterprise support service for those looking to start their own business.