What can I do with my degree?


With an Engineering degree from the University of Exeter, you'll be able to:

  • Turn ideas into reality by applying technical and scientific knowledge to problems while working through cost, quality standards, sustainability and socio-economic implications
  • Be aware of commercial and business issues relevant to engineering projects
  • Apply mathematical and computational methods to modelling, analysis, design and communication in engineering
  • Understand a broad base of scientific principles underpinning electronic, material, mechanical and civil engineering
  • Understand a broad range of principles and design methods relating to the chosen engineering discipline in general, with knowledge and understanding in several specialist areas at the forefront of the discipline
  • Be aware of the ethical and social issues related to engineering and professional responsibilities

An in-depth look at HESA’s DLHE survey, which provides the most comprehensive picture of what people finishing university degrees do after graduation: What Do Graduates Do?

University of Exeter Links

Professional Institutions and Organisations relating to Engineering

Broader information can be found on our Sector Pages.

Engineering in the Workplace

Links to job options, career areas, contacts and resources and you can find out what other Engineering students have done 6 months after graduation:

For further useful links look at the Engineering, Manufacturing and Processing sector page.