The engineering sector is projected to grow considerably in the coming years and the good news for those interested in making this their career, is that there is currently a lack of graduates with this specialism.A 2016 report by EngineeringUK states that over the period 2012 – 2020 engineering companies will need to recruit 2.56 million people, with 257,000 of them being new vacancies. Within this overall demand, 1.82 million of these workers will need engineering skills; pro rata, that is an average of 182,000 people per year. In a CBI survey, 44% of engineering, science and hi-tech firms reported difficulties in finding experienced recruits with the right STEM skills. The report also highlights the average graduate starting salary for engineering and technology is £27,079.You’ll develop the technical knowledge you'll need to get ahead in the industry, while being encouraged to think creatively about design problems. You’ll also gain a good awareness of market and business considerations, allowing you to utilise engineering and technology in the most efficient way to provide solutions to complex design and engineering issues.100% of our final year students agreed that our staff are good at explaining things and made the subject interesting.All students display their final year projects at our annual Design & Engineering Show, which is open to businesses and the public. Why not register online to come and meet them?