Engineering at UEA is built on strong links with industry. Employers value our emphasis on multi-disciplinary working, transferable skills, and independent thinking.
Engineering covers a huge range of skills and disciplines, so we make sure our students are trained in everything from mathematics to managing risk. We’ve got a great track record of getting our graduates employed, thanks to our vocational and diverse teaching.
We not only develop the skills you need to make a great engineer, but we also introduce you to employers and working engineers at every stage. You’ll be exposed to real-world scenarios, get the chance to regularly meet industry professionals, and explore innovative technology first-hand on numerous site visits.
In fact, thanks to our great industry links, we've been shortlisted for a National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Award for 'Best Collaboration between a University and Employer'. Our extensive collaboration with the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) has gained recognition as one of the 'most effective and influential collaborations [...] between a university and employer to offer students additional employability skills and opportunities'.
All degree courses within the School of Engineering at UEA are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council.
There are lots of advantages to studying an accredited course:
- Completing an accredited course enables you to demonstrate your knowledge, skills, and competencies as outlined in the Engineering Council’s UK-SPEC.
- Graduates of accredited courses benefit from improved career prospects and higher earning potential
- Our accreditation is an international recognition and can pave the way to career opportunities in the UK and abroad.
- Students will be able to register as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) after graduating and gaining suitable professional experience.