Railway Engineering Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Railway Engineering BEng (Hons) University of East London 76% 0% 6% £9250 £13080 96 London On campus Full-time
Electrical and Railway Engineering BEng University of Birmingham 77% 0% 0% £9250 - 150 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Civil and Railway Engineering MEng University of Birmingham 77% 0% 0% £9250 - 156 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Rail Engineering FdEng Newcastle College 78% 15% 15% £9000 - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Railway Safety and Control Systems PgDip University of Birmingham 78% 15% 15% - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Railway Systems Integration MRes University of Birmingham 78% 15% 15% - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Railway Engineering with Project Management MSc (Eng) University of Leeds 78% 15% 15% - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Rail Engineering HNC Birmingham Metropolitan College 78% 15% 15% - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Railway Systems Engineering and Integration PgCert University of Birmingham 78% 15% 15% - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Railway Operations, Management and Policy MSc University of Leeds 78% 15% 15% - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Railway Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28248 £30583 £35060
25-75 percentile range £25340 - £31083 £25509 - £35943 £28785 - £43518

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27784 £30093 £35435
25-75 percentile range £25872 - £30117 £25967 - £35054 £29618 - £43180

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Railway Engineering

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Railway Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Railway Engineering

  • Government Departments
  • Agencies
  • Private Railroad Businesses

Jobs of graduates of Railway Engineering (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Railway Engineering at University of Brighton

80% Engineering professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Railway Engineering in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Railway Engineering


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Railway Engineering, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Railway Engineering is the study and principles of engineering as they apply to the planning, development and construction of the routes for rail transport.

The median salary of graduates of Railway Engineering was £28248 15 months after graduation, £30583 3 years after graduation and £35060 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Railway Engineering studies:
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering - BEng
  • Master of Engineering - MEng
  • Foundation Degree in Engineering - FdEng
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Science (Engineering) - MSc (Eng)
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC

Railway Operations, Management and Policy - MSc at University of Leeds received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey 2022 with a rating of 78 out of 100 among 20 respondents.