Why study engineering at postgraduate level?

Engineering is a very competitive sector. With thousands of students graduating every year, the industry as whole is relying more and more on the specialist engineering skills that postgraduates can bring. These skills help make companies' projects a success and employers are willing to pay a premium for graduates that fit the bill.

Postgraduate engineering options: a guide to PhDs

Postgraduate engineering options: what is the EngD?

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MSc, MRes, MPhil, PhD, EngD

MSc, MRes, MPhil, PhD, EngD

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MA, MSc, MRes, PhD, EngD... there are all sorts of postgraduate courses available for engineers.

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Searchable by both engineering specialism and course provider with £ hundreds of thousands on offer.

Top employers

Automobile and aerospace companies dominate the highest rankings in the employer table; utilities, defence and manufacturing organisations were also popular.

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