Want to be the driving force behind the creations of the modern world? Fancy using your creative skills and interest in science in a whole range of areas? From cars to roads and the sea, and from food to sound systems, a career in engineering provides you with the opportunity to change the way we live and the world around us.

Engineers work on all stages of a project - from research to design and production to launch and evaluation. In these pages you can find out more about the different types of engineer, including:


There are 36 professional engineering institutions, covering different engineering disciplines. A full list can be found on the Engineering Council’s website.

Find out about studying Engineering at University [pdf] and take a look at this guide from Tomorrow's Engineers 'What is Engineering?' [pdf].


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