This course is designed to prepare new entrants to the rail industry, as well as increase the knowledge of existing employees. As a graduate you will be immediately useful in the rail sector. It is aimed at • school and college leavers who want an exciting and varied career as an engineer in the rail industry. • those already employed within the rail industry who are looking to further their career by obtaining a relevant academic qualification. • those employed in a related engineering role who are looking to retrain for a career in the rail industry. The course is heavily based on industry requirements and covers technical aspects of rail infrastructure. You benefit from our links with rail industry companies including Network Rail and London Underground. Key areas of study include • mathematics and engineering principles • project and quality management • geotechnics and drainage • track engineering • signal and telecommunication principles • electrical technology • railway infrastructure design • railway infrastructure analysis. As an engineer in the rail industry you could work on major, national infrastructure projects. There are a number of career paths for professional engineers across the industry, including working for rail operators, suppliers, consultants and contractors.