Careers and employability

Rewarding careers

Simon Wagstaff, industrial placement at Disney Interactive

Your degree from the University of Leeds and the wider experience you’ll gain while you’re studying here will help you develop the knowledge and skills for an exciting career in the engineering industry. Our students are in the Top 10 most targeted by leading employers according to the latest High Fliers Research (2019).

94% of our recent graduates have successfully secured a professional or managerial role or gone on to further study within six months of graduating (latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey). Recent graduates have secured positions including:

  • Visual Designer, Allryder
  • Products Engineer, Cauldwell Engineering
  • Graphic Designer, Creators Play
  • Revit trainee, Hoare Lee
  • Designer, Imagination Technology
  • Creative Designer, Make it Rain
  • Prototyping technician, MNL Prototyping
  • Design Engineer, Sidhil Ltd
  • Mechanical Design Engineer, Uniflare Limited

Read our alumni profiles to find out more about where our students are working.