Careers after bachelor's degree Sytems Engineering

As a systems technology engineer, you will be employed to work on challenging development projects in national or international companies.

Focus Mechatronics

Mechatronics is a relatively young engineering discipline with rapidly growing relevance. In this highly interesting technology environment, you will work on problems in fields such as robotics, medical technology, automation technology or vehicle construction. Diverse and challenging tasks will await you upon completion of your studies:

  • Diverse and challenging tasks will await you upon completion of your studies:
  • Development of mechatronic products from the prototype to the final product
  • Commissioning, production and maintenance
  • Project management tasks or leadership functions in product development
  • Employment as a computation engineer and test engineer
  • Jobs in marketing, consulting and quality management

Learn more about career opportunities after graduating from the Systems Engineering Bachelor programme.

Focus Medical Technology

The development of technical equipment or processes is a future-oriented industry and offers a wide range of job opportunities. Medical technology engineers work in complex systems with mechanical, electronic and computer-related components. You will develop and maintain medical products and view yourself as an interface between technology and medicine. You will find interesting jobs with such employers as MedTech companies or hospitals. Medical technology engineers assume project management or leadership tasks in the following professional areas:

  • Product development
  • Simulation, data and bio-signal analysis
  • Commissioning, production and maintenance
  • Surgical robotics and medical equipment technology
  • Imaging processes and optics in the field of diagnostics/analytics
  • Marketing, consulting and training

Learn more about career opportunities after graduating from the Systems Engineering Bachelor programme.

Medical Systems Engineer

Finding a job and salary expectations after graduating

Half our graduates found their first job within one month of graduating, and the majority found a job within three months.

An entry-level salary for engineers and architects is CHF 81,900. In different sectors this may vary, however, especially in the energy industry, where salaries are significantly higher. Graduates of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science can also expect a higher entry-level salary. Once graduates have been working for several years, their average annual salary will be approximately CHF 117,000. (Source: Saläre für Ingenieure und Architekten – Sonderbeilage Swiss Engineering).