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Defence Engineering and Science Group
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The Defence Engineering and Science Group (DESG) is a community of 9,000 engineers and scientists working within the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence Civil Service to equip and support the UK Armed Forces with military hardware.



There are 2 main methods of recruiting for DESG,

  1. The Graduate Scheme [1]
  2. Sponsorship while at University in either The DESG University Sponsorship scheme,[2] or the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS)[3]


  1. ^ "DESG Graduate Scheme".
  2. ^ "DESG sponsorship factsheet".
  3. ^ "DTUS". Archived from the original on 2 October 2017. Retrieved 2 October 2017.