If you’re considering a career in the battery field and are in the process of considering what university degrees will help you along this journey, you can find information here. Note that the battery field is a diverse industry and thus this information is not exhaustive but meant to be a starting guide.

Below are some relevant undergraduate/postgraduate degrees and potential areas of further specialism in the battery field. Note that by doing a degree in one discipline does not preclude a future career in another focus area. The key is demonstration of excellence, transferable skills and an appetite for continuous learning.



Chemical Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Materials Science


Mechanical Engineering


Additional considerations

Cross-cutting skills: Fundamental scientific and engineering principles, research methodologies, data analysis, problem solving, team working, critical thinking.

Interested in finding out more? Join one of the Faraday Battery Day events or check out some of the battery related STEM outreach resources.

If enrolled on an undergraduate STEM degree course, consider applying for the Faraday Undergraduate Summer Experience (FUSE) paid internship programme.

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