The career prospects for the Space and astronautics engineer are in the advanced design, planning, programming, and management of complex systems in companies, public bodies, or the profession. The most relevant professional profiles are: - designer and technical manager - product and product range manager - maintenance manager - specialist in one or more disciplines in the sector: aerodynamics, construction and structures, aerospace equipment and systems, mechanics of flight, propulsion, telecommunications and remote sensing - certification or quality assurance officer. As professionals, graduates typically practice in the following areas: - aerospace industries - small and medium manufacturers in the aerospace sector supply chain - national and international public and private research centres - national and international Space agencies - consulting firms - service companies and certification bodies. Holders of a postgraduate degree in Space and Astronautical Engineering are also qualified to work in related sectors that make use of the advanced scientific and technological content of those disciplines.