A career in communication engineering gives you the opportunity to keep the world connected, talking and working.
What is communication engineering?
- Explores the way information is collected and distributed.
- Uses electronic, electromagnetic and photonic devices and systems including satellite, telephone, optical fibre and computer systems to collect and distribute information.
What do communication engineers do?
- Design, produce and operate equipment and systems used everywhere from homes to industry.
- Find ways to share information including voice, video, data or graphics, shared via a phone, radio, television, optical fibre network or satellite.
- Work with businesses to maintain and update existing devices and systems.
Where do communication engineers work?
- Transport and aviation
- Space exploration
- Environmental monitoring
- Security and information services
What type of person do I need to be?
A career in communication engineering may be for you, if you:
- Want to explore new technologies
- Like to know how things work
- Are good at problem solving
- Provide solutions to improve quality of life
- Enjoy subjects like maths and science.