As a Communications Engineer you might work in a number of different positions, including managerial posts and other posts where you will apply technical knowledge.

If you are a manager, your day to day activities might include planning and monitoring projects and managing budgets. You could also work on satellite, digital TV and fibre optic systems. You could oversee teams who set up and look after broadband, mobile phone and landline telephone networks. You might be directly involved in broadcasting programmes or you might focus on supervising and/or servicing the equipment. Opportunities are available in a number of sectors, including radio and telecommunications.

Typical starting salary: £21,000
Average UK salary range £21,840 - £39,000

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Robert Gordon University graduates

Some of our communications engineering graduates have gone on to be:

  • Instrumentation Engineer with Wood Group Engineering in Aberdeen
  • Engineer with Halliburton