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A CAREER IN ENGINEERING
BE AN AI SPECIALIST, DEVELOPER, ENGINEER

Engineering covers many disciplines that touch virtually all aspects of modern life – from construction to car design – which means that Engineers are in high demand around the world.

Develop your skills 

Problem-solving | Numeracy | Leadership | Teamwork | Project planning

Key features

  • One-to-one university application support
  • Mock interviews
  • Advice regarding your personal statement and any additional work requested by universities
  • Talks from university Admissions Tutors
  • Opportunities to participate in activities ranging from Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Olympiad challenges
  • The opportunity to apply for work placements
  • Join the robotics club and compete against other schools using a robot your team has built and programmed (Cambridge)
  • Learn how to code in languages such as Python (Cambridge)
  • Visits to the Science Museum in London and the Museum of Technology in Cambridge
  • A residential trip to Barcelona (London)
  • A lively series of talks on and off site to provide breadth and depth to your knowledge and understanding (London)

RESEARCH
your career

PLAN
your route

DEVELOP
your skills

Research your career

From robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to medical technology and driverless cars, engineering is shaping our future. Find the area of engineering that you love through our lectures, workshops, and seminars. Typical careers:

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Architect
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

Our Higher Education Advisers will help you find the perfect degree course for you. Typical degrees:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Civil Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics

Plan your route

Choose your subjects

Mathematics and Physics are essential. The third subject depends on what strand of engineering you choose – it could be a science, social science or even a humanity. We offer:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology

Develop your skills

Applying to university

  • In one-to-one tutorials, receive advice on all aspects of applying to university to study engineering.
  • Visit a range of universities ranked highly for engineering, such as the University of Surrey and the University of Bristol.

Career preparation

  • Participate in a variety of workshops and seminars to develop your interest.
  • Receive exam preparation, depending on your type of engineering course.
  • Visit places of interest, such as the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering.

Personal development

  • To develop your knowledge of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) subjects outside of the classroom, participate in STEM, robotics and/or coding clubs and Olympiads and/or Maths Challenge competitions. 
  • Attend seminars and workshops to discover your passion for engineering.
  • Enter Physics and Chemistry Olympiads and Maths Challenge competitions to develop your knowledge.

Student success

Name Nationality Programme Destination Degree Ranking*
Hanwen Chinese A level UCL Engineering (Electronic and Electrical) 8
Mingyao Chinese Fast-track UFP University of Exeter Electronic Engineering 12
Minseok South Korean A level University of Bristol Aerospace Engineering 13
Elif Duru Turkish A level University of Manchester Mechanical Engineering 18
Jiayi Chinese UFP University of Birmingham Mechanical Engineering 19
Oluwafolahan Irish A level University of Nottingham Chemical Engineering 26
Tricia Malaysian A level King's College London Biomedical Engineering 30
Alexandre French UFP King's College London Biomedical Engineering 30
May Malaysian UFP Swansea University Aerospace Engineering 36

 

PROGRESS TO STUDY ENGINEERING

Take advantage of guaranteed progression* to the University of Surrey, one of the top universities for engineering courses in the UK.

*Subject to meeting entry requirements

“ENGLAND HAS A SIMILAR KIND OF SYLLABUS TO HONG KONG, YET PUTS A LOT MORE RESOURCE INTO RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT” Andrew from China progressed to study Biomedical Systems Engineering at the University of Warwick.

University Foundation Programme academic results A*A*A*