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Skills for a successful career

Industry and governments around the world are calling for Engineering graduates who appreciate not just the technical details of a particular discipline, but who can also identify with the 'whole business' in which they will work. As well as degrees which provide theoretical and practical engineering training, we support the broader skills development of all our students throughout their time here.

As an Engineering student, you will develop the following skills that employers look for through your degree programme:

  • critical and analytical thinking;
  • problem solving and innovation;
  • project management;
  • numeracy and the ability to handle complex data;
  • written and verbal communication skills;
  • teamworking;
  • IT skills;
  • practical approach to finding and implementing solutions.

Alongside your degree there are endless opportunities at Warwick to develop yourself and your skills by attending workshops, undertaking internships and work placements, joining student societies and volunteering.

  • Skills workshops are provided cover academic writing, personal & professional skills development.
  • Warwick Advantage will help you discover the many different activities you can get involved in at Warwick.
  • Warwick Volunteers offers a range of opportunities to volunteer, including projects that can directly benefit your career prospects.
  • Warwick’s Student Careers and Skills have a dedicated Placement Learning Unit and work experience online tools and resources.