From idea to career: explore 12 areas of engineering

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A closer look at 12 different engineering disciplines to help students work out which area(s) might be right for them.

Engineering is a diverse, wide-reaching sector and it can be hard to decide which of the many areas to pursue. In this booklet aimed at 14 to 19-year-olds, you will find an overview of several different types of engineering, including:

  • Aerospace & aeronautical
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical
  • Civil & structural
  • Electrical & electronic
  • Energy
  • Marine
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
  • Production & manufacturing
  • Software and computing

Students will be able to find out which subjects are linked to different areas of engineering, what they might learn about when working in each sector, what people who work in these areas do and how much they could earn.

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