07/04/2021

Categories: Civil Engineering, Postgraduate

Is Engineering Management the Happiest Job in the World?

Engineers have the happiest jobs in the world, according to research. We deep-dive into the reasons why graduates in this field have the biggest smiles on their faces…

We all dream of a job that makes us happy. But sadly, many of us work in careers that don’t fulfil our personal and emotional needs. Even those who start off excited and enthusiastic in their line of work can end up feeling bored when there’s not enough to challenge them.

But working as an engineering project manager can give you amazing job satisfaction, as well as opportunities for progression (such as senior management, director of engineering or even partner).

According to a Guardian analysis of nine different surveys, engineers are pretty happy with what they’re doing. And here we look at why this is! 

 

Engineers are respected (and also in demand)

Engineering graduates of every type are in demand in the UK and worldwide, according to research by Michael Page. So there has never been a better time to invest in new skills and future-proof your career.

The University of Bolton’s MRes Engineering Management course is ideal for anyone looking to take the next step in their profession, and can be a route to pursuing Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

Due to engineers being in demand, you will become highly respected and will find it easy to find work across a range of industries. 

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BEng (Hons) BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Management
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Civil Engineering
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Civil Engineering: January Start
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MRes MRes Engineering Management
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MRes MRes Environmental Management
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Management
Part-time
Mode of study
5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (Degree Apprenticeship Route)
Part-time
Mode of study
5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (Site Management Degree Apprenticeship)
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Management (Environmental Practitioner) Degree Apprenticeship
Part-time
Mode of study
5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Civil Engineering
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MRes MRes Engineering Management
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MRes MRes Engineering Management (PG Engineer Apprenticeship Route)
Part-time
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

HND HND BTEC Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
32
UCAS Points

Bolton College

HNC HNC BTEC Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
32
UCAS Points

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