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Chemical engineering application thread 2012

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    (Original post by jukebox808)
    Ahh damn, I've only just sent my application off :/ When did you send yours off? Also, if you don't mind me asking, ,what are your predicted grades? Really want Birmingham or Imperial. Sorry, hope you don't mind! Big congratulations to you by the way!
    i sent off my application on the 13th of October. my predicted grades are 4A*s, but i don't think i can achieve such high grades. good luck to your application. btw both imperial college and manchester interview every applicant.
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    (Original post by shaos1993)
    i sent off my application on the 13th of October. my predicted grades are 4A*s, but i don't think i can achieve such high grades. good luck to your application. btw both imperial college and manchester interview every applicant.
    Ahh, I see, quite shocked by that! Thank you for letting us know! Don't worry about achieving those grades, I'm sure you'll do really well! Good luck for the rest of your application and interviews
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    Was just wondering if Manchester gives a year in industry, seeming as it isn't mentioned on their site...
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    (Original post by MasterPotatoHead)
    Was just wondering if Manchester gives a year in industry, seeming as it isn't mentioned on their site...
    I am sure I have heard in the past of Manchester offering a year in industry, although I may be wrong.

    But if your university doesn't offer it then there is usually nothing stopping you from getting your own year long placement and then suspending your studies for a year.
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    (Original post by Smack)
    I am sure I have heard in the past of Manchester offering a year in industry, although I may be wrong.

    But if your university doesn't offer it then there is usually nothing stopping you from getting your own year long placement and then suspending your studies for a year.
    Wow never knew I could suspend studies for a year, that's good news. Do you think, if this was case, the uni would assist me in looking for a placement?
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    (Original post by MasterPotatoHead)
    Was just wondering if Manchester gives a year in industry, seeming as it isn't mentioned on their site...
    http://www.manchester.ac.uk/undergra...ode=03849&pg=1
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    (Original post by MasterPotatoHead)
    Wow never knew I could suspend studies for a year, that's good news.
    I'm not sure if every university allows you to do it, so don't take my word for it. But many do.

    Do you think, if this was case, the uni would assist me in looking for a placement?
    I honestly don't know. It depends entirely the university's careers service, but yes, most are quite good and will help you a lot.
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    (Original post by Smack)
    I honestly don't know. It depends entirely the university's careers service, but yes, most are quite good and will help you a lot.
    Forgive me I just went on the website and they do offer industrial experience.
    Must've gone blind for a while there
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    How much can chemical engineers earn abroad? what type of work would i be doing? What is the starting UK salary?
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    (Original post by mrdreamerstar)
    How much can chemical engineers earn abroad? what type of work would i be doing? What is the starting UK salary?
    The UK starting salary is about £28,000 (3rd highest after medicine and dentistry ).

    I'm not too sure what they earn abroad, but I'm sure its not bad considering the Uk starting salary.

    The work you do is very hard to answer because there's so many industries you can go into. For example, you can go into the oil, food & drink, finance, energy and pharmaceutical industries, so it's really up to you .
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    (Original post by nd123)
    The UK starting salary is about £28,000 (3rd highest after medicine and dentistry ).

    I'm not too sure what they earn abroad, but I'm sure its not bad considering the Uk starting salary.

    The work you do is very hard to answer because there's so many industries you can go into. For example, you can go into the oil, food & drink, finance, energy and pharmaceutical industries, so it's really up to you .
    will it be interesting and do i have to work long hours
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    (Original post by mrdreamerstar)
    will it be interesting and do i have to work long hours
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    lol, the question is, does chemical engineering interest you?
    Read up about it and see what it involves and the topics you will study.


    If it interests you, then good for you and keep pursuing a degree in it.
    If it doesn't interest you, I would recommend maybe looking at another course that does and you find interesting enough to go that extra mile.

    The hours of work also depends on the type of industry you work in and type of jobs they have for you, so again, it is hard to say.
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    Does anyone know what to expect at an interview? What questions do they ask? Any technical question? Any examination? etc
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    (Original post by Yinks)
    Yh hope so...(girl btw)...looool
    sorry that was a general reply :P
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    Got an offer from Nottingham!! AAB... really happy with that
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    (Original post by MasterPotatoHead)
    Got an offer from Nottingham!! AAB... really happy with that
    Nice!!..congrats!!
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    I'm the only one in my year who wants to do chem eng! I am no longer foreveralone. I applied to Manchester, Imp, UCL, Sheffield, and Birmingham last week. I can't believe i already have an offer from Sheffield! AAB!
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    I'm the only one in my year who wants to do chem eng!
    Same! I go to an all girls school though x) and congrats on the offer
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    I'm the only one in my year who wants to do chem eng!
    Same

    I'm getting my application off soon, next week hopefully. Applying to:

    Leeds (with Nuclear)
    Nottingham
    Sheffield (with Chemistry)
    Loughborough
    Teesside

    Predicted either AAA or AAB (depending on physics, not entirely sure what they've predicted me!). All courses are either AAB or ABB apart from Teesside which is BBB/BBC so I should be fine in getting my grades
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    Unbelievable, got invited to interviews at Manchester and Birmingham today! :woo: :woo:

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