Engineering science sports technology
What can I do with my course in Engineering Science and Sports Technology?
- Careers in Engineering Science and Sports Technology
- Skills and related occupations
- Salary and job outlook
Careers in Engineering Science and Sports Technology
As a sports engineer you will design and develop sports equipment, instrumentation and other sports-related products in order to solve sport-related problems.
There are two streams you can choose from: the electrical specialisation looks at human performance monitoring, control system design utilising state-of-the-art robotics and sensor systems; or the mechanical specialisation which is concerned more with sports equipment design and innovation utilising leading computer-aided engineering technologies and advanced materials.
You may find work with equipment manufacturers, professional sports associations and research institutions. You can look for roles such as an electronic control systems scientist, robotics scientist, sports equipment designer, occupational health and safety officer or specialist technician within an engineering organisation.
Skills and attributes
Key skills that Engineering Science and Sports Technology graduates demonstrate are:
- Technical and engineering skills
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- Problem-solving and analytical proficiency
- Investigation and research techniques
- Teamwork skills
- Project management skills
Related occupations include:
- Sports engineer
- Electronics engineer
- Mechanical designer/engineer
- Industrial designer of sporting equipment
- Ergonomics/OHS specialist
Some related roles may require further study or experience. Descriptions of occupations, industry career profile, salary and other employment information can be obtained from the My future website.
Salary and job outlook
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