Having in mind the fact that many more occupations are at risk of computerisation, and the sense that the technology is still no substitute for perception, creativity and social skills, we have to consider activities in the direction of having the workers of the future becoming “more human” in order to compete with technology that will increasingly challenge human labour. This refers to both cognitive and manual tasks.
With an average salary of £37,000 (Reed 2013) Engineering is amongst the most highly paid professions in the UK, as such it is no wonder that studying engineering is an attractive option to many. There is an extensive range of engineering degrees available, allowing future engineers to specialise in their particular field of choice. However it seems that the quality of courses, as well as the respect that certain Universities command when placed on a CV, vary greatly. To this end, this article will guide you through the best Universities for studying engineering.