Software for Engineering Students

Software is now a cornerstone of an engineer’s skill base and allows complex tasks to be handled efficiently and accurately. As many of today’s industries move towards complex systems and structures integrating anything from electronics, robotics, artificial intelligence and digital communication, being proficient with the use of various software packages is a vitally important skill set for all engineers.

One large barrier that has prevented learning professional grade software has been the high cost to purchase a licence. Thankfully, many software companies release student versions of their software packages at very affordable prices.

Browse our list below for the most common software packages that are used both at university and industry.