Duration: 12 months

Our enviable heritage in engineering means we’re best placed to power the future of movement. And right now, we’re putting more energy than ever into reimagining what that looks like. It makes for meaningful work that’s always evolving in an environment that is collaborative, open, diverse and dynamic.

The scale of our knowledge and expertise informs our ambition. So the scope to take us even further, faster, is unlimited. Our Engineering undergraduates don’t just get to define luxury design that is better for the planet. We invest in them with an ever-evolving range of training and technology, wrapped up in a collaborative approach to developing their skills and knowledge where career development is decided in consultation.

Here, you’ll get to put your theory into practice on real life projects. You’ll start to build a professional network that is as supportive as it is social: there’s a wealth of expertise to share and a willingness to help each other learn. And from the start, you’ll be guided to make sure you get out as much as you put in.




Our future-focused vehicles incorporate some of the most advanced technology in everyday use on the planet, utilising software that is essential in ADAS, Infotainment and new electric propulsion. That puts our Software Engineers at the heart of innovating world-class products, and at the forefront of moving automotive.

As a successful undergraduate in this area of engineering, you will work alongside experienced engineers who will guide and support your growth into becoming an experienced member of the software engineering community.

On your placement, you’ll work within one of our software teams to deliver best quality, reliable features that delight customers. So, you’ll get experience and insight into robust design and implementation, advanced validation techniques or developing tools and processes to support the work of our engineering teams.

Degree requirements

Degree requirements include Software Engineering, Computer Science and Cyber Security.

Electronics and Complex Systems

Electronics systems are the driving force behind our cutting-edge features, from automating driving to enhancing experience. Join us here and you’ll get to design, develop and shape the future for our electronics and complex systems, working on exciting innovations in diverse areas.

You’ll work with and learn from expert engineers, on the most advanced technologies, applying your knowledge to real life products, supported by a programme of personal and professional development.

Degree requirements

Degree requirements include Systems Engineering, Electronic & Communications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Cryptography.

Hardware and Mechatronics


Fundamental to vehicle function and how we respond to future challenges, we’re focused on delivering outstanding customer experiences. Hardware and mechatronics shape everything from vehicle dynamics and off-road capability - stand-out brand attributes - to door systems and headlamps, glazing and seats. Our engineers ensure detailed execution and exceptional craftsmanship in mechanical design and system integration.

We’re creative and innovative. We have access to state-of-the-art CAD and CAE tools and processes.

Join us in Electrical & Vehicle Engineering and you could be working with multiple teams to get an understanding of how electronic and mechanical systems interface. Or join us in Body Chassis and you’ll learn technical skills as you deliver high quality engineering solutions in collaboration with cross-functional teams and suppliers.

Degree requirements

Degree requirements include any Engineering discipline, Mechatronics, Computer Science/Programming, Physics, Chemistry and Maths.



We’re reimagining an industry that until now has been dominated by the internal combustion engine. Our future of movement is firmly focused on electrification and our Propulsion engineering teams are designing and developing the world-class engines, transmissions, drivelines and electric motors that will power future success.

There’s nowhere better to develop your powertrain skills and knowledge than here, where we’re developing the next generation of luxury, sustainable cars. Along the way, we’ll help to make sure you develop into a world-class engineer, enjoying purposeful work as part of a team that’s shaping the industry.

Degree requirements

Degree requirements include Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Systems Engineering.


You must be a student in your penultimate year and be returning to your final year of study following the placement, or applying for a 12-month placement as a formal part of your degree course. You need to be on track for a 2:2 or above. Please only apply to one of our undergraduate programmes. We want you to be confident in the path you’ve chosen – using your qualifications, developing your skills and appealing to your interest.


Apply online

Complete your application by telling us about you and your background. You’ll be screened on meeting the entry requirements for the programme.

Online Application and Psychometric Tests

  • Situational judgement test
  • Numerical reasoning test
  • Verbal reasoning test
  • Diagrammatical reasoning test
  • Match 6.5 personality profiling test

Virtual Technical Presentation

Here we’ll be looking for you to demonstrate your technical knowledge. Ahead of your assessment you’ll be provided with a brief help you prepare.

In our assessment process we will be looking for evidence of key behaviours and characteristics that are important for success in our business. We will share these with you ahead of your assessment to help you prepare.

Face to Face Assessment

  • 90 minute assessment
  • Motivational interview (30 minutes) including reasons to join Jaguar Land Rover and understanding of the industry
  • Behavioural Interview (30 minutes)

In our assessment process we will be looking for evidence of key behaviours and characteristics that are important for success in our business. We will share these with you ahead of your assessment to help you prepare.


Candidates that make it through all the steps successfully will be offered a place on the programme.

Meet some undergraduates


Forward Model Architects

“I’m so much better at preparing and planning projects in University thanks to the skills I’ve picked up here.”

I love being given the opportunity to develop in a globally recognised business. This has been so helpful when I’ve gone back to University. I’m so much better at preparing and planning projects thanks to the skills I’ve picked up here. I love being given the freedom to come up with ideas for the future and present them to management and even higher. When I applied here, I was amazed that I didn’t have to be a car fanatic to succeed here. Jaguar Land Rover want people with ideas, who are fascinated by overcoming technical and engineering challenges to benefit people and the planet.


Women in Engineering Sponsorship Scheme

“I always wanted to work with cars because I wanted to have an impact on how cars interact with society and how we can change the impact we have on the environment.”

The freedom you get here is great. I’ve been encouraged to go and meet new people, explore possibilities and try new things. What I’ve seen here has really opened my eyes. The investment in R&D is incredible. And the level of detail we go into blows my mind. One of my favourite events is the weekly Electrical Graduate Breakfast Forum. This is where apprentices, graduates and undergraduates all get together to talk about the challenges we are working on and share hints and tips. It’s a brilliant networking opportunity and a great way to build your knowledge and career.


All programmes are currently closed for our 2022 intake however you can register your interest below for 2023.



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We're always pleased to hear from talented people. So if you have any questions about the Engineering Undergraduate opportunities, or if there's anything else you'd like to know before you apply (or indeed during the application process), please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Email: graduate@jaguarlandrover.com