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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Careers and employability

A degree from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering can open up any number of exciting career paths.

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Manchester has very good links with industry and carries out research projects in collaboration with industrial partners.

Istiaque Emu / Graduate; Power Systems Consultant, EA Technology
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Always be ready to learn and acquire new skills as the technologies we use and work with constantly evolve.

Ejaj Meemo / Graduate; Robotic Process Automation Developer, BT Group

As a student here you'll acquire a firm grounding in engineering and an appreciation of the exciting challenges faced by the wider industry.

You'll also benefit from the strong links we've forged with leading organisations, such as:

  • Arup
  • National Grid
  • Scottish Power
  • ABB
  • Rolls-Royce
  • BAE Systems.

Our alumni go on to work in various roles - the most popular including engineering, IT and business development. Arup, National Grid, ABB and BAE Systems are just some of the esteemed businesses now home to the Department's graduates.

You can also boost your career prospects through any of the different extracurricular opportunities available at the University, including volunteering and work placements. The Manchester Leadership Programme allows you to develop the skills that graduate employers seek while also giving back to the community.