Engineering

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Engineering sciences aim to find innovative, practical and economical solutions incorporating the latest scientific and technical knowledge – regardless of the study field. With the advancement of technology, communication, and health care, there is a great need for Engineering applications that can solve problems to enhance the quality of life for the world.

The impact of Engineering on the advancement of civilization is innumerable. From the processors that run our smartphones to the power plants that keep our cities lit, to the skyscrapers that seem to touch the sky and planes that travel across continents daily, the mastery and application of engineering effect and improves every aspect of how we work, live, connect and travel.

Besides the technical contents, the teaching of interdisciplinary qualifications, e.g. Leadership, rhetoric, and presentation techniques, is a part of engineering studies. Also, the acquisition of basic knowledge from the fields of economics and law sciences, especially from business administration, is included in the studies.
However, globalization has increased the need for the knowledge of foreign languages as well as openness and understanding other cultures (e.g., Asia).

The engineering degree program will help prepare you to be an innovator of tomorrow with the knowledge and soft skills needed to be a revolutionary Engineer.

Major Fields of Study Include:

 Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering

This study focuses on the design, development, manufacturing, and testing of new aviation technology, defense systems, space exploration, problem-solving, and improving aircraft systems.

 Biotechnology, Bioengineering

Bioengineering refers to a discipline that works with living systems, including humans, plants, and even microscopic organisms. The discipline applies principles of life science, mathematics and engineering to define and solve problems in the fields of biology, medicine, and healthcare as well as areas of agricultural engineering and national defense.

 Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineering combines medical and biological studies with engineering analysis and design with emphasis on analyzing biological organisms as engineering systems and applying engineering approaches to clinical, biomedical research, and medical problems. By applying engineering methods such as robots for eye surgery, implantable defibrillators, artificial organs and tissues, prosthetics and the like, biomedical engineering aims to improve our quality of life.

 Chemical Engineering/Process Engineering

Learn to develop world benefiting solutions such as antibiotics, fertilizers, polymers, fabrics, petroleum, synthetic fuels and much more.

 Civil Engineering

Involves the design and supervision of roads, buildings, tunnels, dams, bridges, airports and construction.

 Computer Engineering

This study involves research, design, development, and testing of computer systems. It also includes the supervision of the manufacturing and installation of computers and computer-related equipment.

 Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Involves the design, development, testing, and supervision of electrical and electronic equipment manufacturing.

 Industrial Engineering

This study deals with improving and increasing organizational productivity through the management of people, business organization and technology. Industrial Engineers help to build a link between management goals and operational performance.

 Mechanical Engineering

This study involves the research, creation, design, development, manufacturing, and testing of mechanical devices and conversion of energy of machines.

 Petroleum Engineering

Involves the design, development, and process of finding minerals, oils, and natural gases.

Study Opportunities

While the majority of degrees focus on a particular disciple, there are some general engineering courses that enable the decision about which specialism to study to be taken at a later date. The Engineering Council accredits many engineering degrees. Universities and colleges are also offering courses in the following subject areas:

 Architecture, Urban Planning

 Automotive Engineering, Traffic and Transport Engineering

 Environmental Protection, Ecology, Waste Disposal Technology

 Food Technology

 Industrial Engineering

 Materials Sciences, Materials Engineering, Building Materials, Paper Engineering

 Mechatronics

 Mining, Geoengineering, Mine Surveying

 Navigation: Nautical Science, Ship Operations Engineering, Maritime Transport

 Optical Technologies

 Physical engineering

 Precision and Micro Engineering

 Printing Technology and Media Technology

 Production, manufacturing and processing engineering

 Public Health Engineering, Medical Technology, and Engineering

 Public Utilities Engineering, Facility Engineering

 Regional and Area Planning

 Renewable energy

 Ship Engineering, Nautical, and Marine Engineering/Technology

 Surveying/Geodesy, Cartography

 Textile Engineering, Clothing Technology

If you’re interested in studying Engineering, you should possess the following prerequisites:

 Good grades in Mathematics and Physics

 Talent for solving mathematical and scientific problems

 Curiosity, creativity, good communication, and team-working skills

 Capacity for thinking on your own

HSC – minimum GPA 3 in TWO of the following subjects – Biology, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry

A Level – 3 principals with at least 3 Cs including Maths (equivalent to 240 UCAS tariff points)

Successful graduates of Engineering programmes have excellent career prospects in Germany. Naturally, your chances of finding a job after your studies strongly depend on your personal qualifications.

As new technologies come into play so do new possibilities that arise for the next generation of engineers. By mastering the study and application of the art and science of Engineering, you can improve every aspect of life itself while enjoying a successful career anywhere in the world.

The tasks of engineers are diverse and depend on the respective field of study (or major field of study). Engineers usually work in teams. They plan, organize and optimize operational procedures, develop, calculate, construct and test innovative products and economic manufacturing methods, plan and supervise the production, installation, commissioning, maintenance and operation of machinery and equipment. They plan, calculate and monitor the construction of buildings, calculate costs and are responsible for purchasing, material management, distribution, and application-related customer support.

In addition, they assume planning and supervising tasks in public administration, work in associations and business organizations or in the freelance engineering consultancy.

 Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering

Airline & Aircraft Companies, Space Studies & Engineering, Aircraft Architecture, Reach & Testing Services

 Bioengineering

Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Artificial Organs, Prosthetics & Sensory Aids, Diagnostic, Medical Instrumentation, Medical Imaging, Medical Schools, Hospitals, Computer Modeling of Physiologic Systems, Biomaterials Design, or the design of agriculture-related devices & equipment

 Biomedical Engineering

Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Artificial Organs, Prosthetics & Sensory Aids, Diagnostics, Medical Instrumentation, Medical Imaging, Medical Schools, Sports Medicine or Hospitals

 Chemical Engineering

Chemical, Electronic, Petroleum Refining, Paper, Other Related Manufacturing Industries, Research & Testing Services or Government Agencies

 Civil Engineering

Firms that provide Engineering Consulting Services aimed at developing designs for new construction projects and manufacturing

 Computer Engineering

Computer Industries, Manufacturing, Communication or Engineering Consulting Firms

 Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Engineering & Business Consulting Firms, Industries that manufacture Electrical & Electronic Devices, Office & Industrial Machinery or Communication & Transport Firms

 Industrial Engineering

Management Agencies, Business & Consulting Services

 Mechanical Engineering

Production Operations in Manufacturing, Maintenance, Transportation Equipment, Electrical Equipment, Instruments or Fabricated Metal Precuts

 Petroleum Engineering

Oil & Gas Extraction, Refinery Plants, Oil Companies, Independent Oil Exploration, Production or Service Companies