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Mechanical Engineering, Master

Job and career

Job and career

Graduates from the Manufacturing Technology programme have many possible career paths.

Problem based learning and working in groups during your study programme will give you many useful skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. You know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which is often how things are done in the “real world”.

You can work with development or research in the area of production engineering, or you can be a technical manager in development projects. You can work in for instance the car industry, agriculture or the pharmaceutical industry.

Your work tasks may include:

  • Energy production
  • Product development
  • Optimising production processes and systems
  • Day-to-day running of production
  • Robotics and automation
  • Research
  • Safety and quality control
  • Consulting
  • Technology development


  • Grundfos
  • Danfoss
  • HMF Group
  • Siemens Wind Power
  • Livermore Software Technology Corp



Career guidance at AAU

The AAU Careers Centre can help you with your career planning and establishment of contacts in the business world.

Due to language barriers it can be difficult to find a relevant student job, and you cannot expect to get one. However, project collaboration can give you experience and network as well.

Learn more on the careers centre homepage