At the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology, you’re an engineer from day one. Tough projects. Real responsibilities. You’ll learn about engineering through hands-on experience and work alongside a team of Dyson Technology experts three days of the week.
With Dyson’s expertise across motors, fluid dynamics, separation systems, energy storage, robotics, software and hair science, you’ll have the chance to work within a number of technical disciplines. During the programme you may also get the opportunity to work in our Bristol software hub, our Hullavington site (Dyson’s second UK technology campus), and our technology and design centres in Singapore and Malaysia.
Life at Dyson is fast-paced. With cutting-edge facilities, world-leading engineers and real projects that bring theory to life, our Undergraduates are equipped to develop transformational future technologies.
Do you have what it takes to join The Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology? Applications for the September 2019 intake are open now and will close at 9am on Tuesday 23rd April.
If you are interested in this degree apprenticeship apply directly with Dyson.
You’ll be working work alongside Dyson technology experts for three days of the week. The rest of the week will be dedicated to your studies.
In your first year, you’ll complete three engineering rotations, focusing on mechanical, electronics hardware, and software. There are three more rotations in your second year, across our Research, New Product Innovation (NPI) and Automotive teams.
For your final two years, we'll give you the opportunity to state your preferred pathway. Dyson will place you in a team depending on your preferences, skills and the business need.
The course is four years long. The first two years will give you a strong foundation in engineering theory and practice before you specialise in years three and four. The engineering fundamentals that you learn in your studies will be put to practice through your role within our Global Engineering team.
The Dyson degree has been developed by Dyson engineers alongside academics at Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), here at the University of Warwick.
Annual Leave and Salary
The Dyson engineering degree is different to any other university course. You're working a real job. As such, you'll be expected to maintain normal office hours.
You’ll receive a generous holiday entitlement:
-50 days in total
-14 days of annual leave to book whenever you like (excluding study days)
-28 days of academic leave, roughly a week after each set of exams with a two week break in the summer
-8 bank holidays
You start on a salary of £18,000 per annum, which increases each year. You’ll also be eligible for the bonus scheme and staff discount.
For September 2019 entry, you will need at least AAB at A Level (or equivalent), including an A grade in Mathematics and one other Science, Technology or Engineering-related subject.
Application process and requirements
There are five stages of assessment.
Useful things to have to hand when applying:-Your predicted (or achieved) A level grades (or equivalent) when applying -An example of a problem you’ve solved, either in your own time, or as part of your studies - Details of any holidays you have planned within the next 12 months - Your CV - Your portfolio (optional)
What Dyson are looking for?
Dyson is a high-pressure environment – they’re looking for engineers with dedication and huge potential. If you thrive on challenge and are excited by change, it could be for you.
If you’ve got the tenacity, creativity and perseverance it takes to be a Dyson engineer, they want to hear from you. The application process is your first of many chances to demonstrate your potential.