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There are lots of different types of engineering degrees, which one you choose depends on your interests and how specialised you want to be. There are some courses which are simply general Engineering, but they're not very common (although Oxford and Cambridge do them). They're the best if you're genuinely not sure what you want to specialise in, or if you want to get an overview of lots of different types.

Apart from general engineering, the two next broadest engineering categories are probably Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering - I would imagine that they're also the most popular courses. The other major branches I can think of that you can study at university are Aeronautical Engineering (sometimes taught as part of Mechanical Engineering), Electrical/Electronic Engineering and Chemical Engineering.

There are also more specialised engineering courses, like Materials Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Systems Engineering, Design Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Engineering (often taught as part of Civil Engineering), Structural Engineering (also often taught as part of Civil), Manufacturing Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering (often taught as part of Mechanical) and so on.
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Oh wow theres alot. Thanks for your help. What the difference between chemical and biomedical engineering?

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Well, chemical engineering is far more diverse. Biomedical engineering is focused more towards the health sector. Chemical engineering is far more diverse as you can work in the petroleum industry, pharmaceutical industry, computer manufacturing, health care and many others.

Do some further research on it


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Well, chemical engineering is far more diverse. Biomedical engineering is focused more towards the health sector. Chemical engineering is far more diverse as you can work in the petroleum industry, pharmaceutical industry, computer manufacturing, health care and many others.

Do some further research on it

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Interesting. Thanks will do!
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I'm studying Chemical Engineering currently, so if you have any course specific question[s] let me know best of luck!


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I'm studying Chemical Engineering currently, so if you have any course specific question[s] let me know best of luck!


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Great! You too 1 question. You mentioned something about using a chemical engineering degree in the healthcare sector, how could you do that?
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Great! You too 1 question. You mentioned something about using a chemical engineering degree in the healthcare sector, how could you do that?
Well chemical engineers are involved in manufacturing biomedical devices, artificial kidneys, artificial hearts, artificial vessels (in kidney centres are attached below arm pits and are connected to the Venus and arterial system) ,drug delivery devices etc etc
Also, chemical engineers facilitate the health care sector via the pharmaceutical industry.

I forgot to mention that the whole of the food industry relies on chemical engineers

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Also, chemical engineers are the ones who came up with the good pregnancy test kits! Lol

Best of luck!!


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Well chemical engineers are involved in manufacturing biomedical devices, artificial kidneys, artificial hearts, artificial vessels (in kidney centres are attached below arm pits and are connected to the Venus and arterial system) ,drug delivery devices etc etc
Also, chemical engineers facilitate the health care sector via the pharmaceutical industry.

I forgot to mention that the whole of the food industry relies on chemical engineers

Hope that helps


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Ahh okay . so it really is a diverse degree!
Thanks for your help

(Btw you really seem to know your stuff!)


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Also, chemical engineers are the ones who came up with the good pregnancy test kits! Lol

Best of luck!!


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Haha, best of luck to you too !

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Ahh okay . so it really is a diverse degree!
Thanks for your help

(Btw you really seem to know your stuff!)


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Lol I know. Basically I come from a family of engineers, so I did way too much research before I chose Chemical Engineering. So yeh I know pretty much everything about the program


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No worries I try my best to help out, because I couldn't find anyone who knew about chemical engineering when I was doing my research. Always here to help.


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A List of the Different Types of Engineering Degrees

Engineering is a discipline, profession, and art that usually applies scientific theory to develop, design and analyze technological solutions. Engineering is a far-reaching field that consists of a number of dissimilar specialties. Most of these specialties have their own educational requirements and each one has its own intricacies and specific knowledge required. If you know the different categories of engineering that you can pursue at your college or university, it will help you to figure out the right degree to pursue so you can reach your goals. The following is a list of the various engineering degrees.
ImageTypes of Engineering Degrees

Electrical Engineering – Electrical engineers develop, design and test electrical systems. The systems include wiring and lighting in buildings, machines, communication systems, electrical utilities and electrical systems in airplanes and cars. This is the largest field in engineering. Learners who fancy learning how things work, disassembling some electronics and then putting them back together would do well to investigate this particular specialty. – Check out a list of Electrical Engineering schools –> or Read More: Types of Electrical Engineering Degrees]

Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical engineers produce and design machines and engines. Many work in aerospace and the automotive industry. They can also work with other machinery like refrigerators, air conditioners, robotics and elevators. The mechanical engineering curriculum looks a lot like an aerospace degree, except classes have broader subjects. – Check out a list of Mechanical Engineering schools –> or Read More: Types of Mechanical Engineering Degrees]

Aerospace Engineering - A popular branch of mechanical engineering is aerospace engineering. This branch deals specifically with aspects of slight and air and spacecraft. – Check out these Aerospace Engineering schools –>

Automotive Engineering - Another branch of mechanical engineering that people love is automotive engineering. As one might imagine, this branch deals with various forms of wheeled vehicles from motorcycles to big rigs. – Check out these Automotive Engineering Schools –>

Biomedical Engineering - Professionals in this type of engineering center on studying life-based formulae by working with chemistry, genetics and the mechanics of living organisms. Thus, if you are very passionate about using microscopes and studying minute single celled organisms, you might want to pursue this four year degree program. – Check out these Biomedical Engineering Schools –>

Architectural Engineering – This arena of engineering focuses on the design and conceptualization of structures like residential homes, bridges, commercial skyscrapers and pretty much any structure. If you would like to enroll for this degree program, you must not only center on designing buildings that are structurally sound, but also know how to tailor their designs in order to meet particular environmental and aesthetic prerequisites. Learners should expect to meet given aesthetic and environmental requirements. In addition, they should expect to receive at least three and half years for graduate and undergraduate schooling to acquire a degree in architectural engineering.

Agricultural Engineering – Even though this type of engineering degree is uncommon, it is rapidly growing among engineering students who are eco-conscious. This degree program will offer you the skills to design implements and outbuildings for farms and handling facilities. If you are interested in working in the green movement, agricultural engineering will offer you the opportunity in a different way than working in alternative energy.

Computer Engineering – These degree trains you to design software and hardware that helps in the development of computers. You will gain a solid understanding of computer and circuitry science, while also learning some major elements of electrical engineering. This will enable to students to select either electrical or computer engineering jobs upon graduation. Even though this 4 to 6 year degree is normally seen as extremely rigorous and difficult, it is in high demand among telecommunications, software and hardware design firms on a global scale.

Civil Engineering – These engineers build roads, buildings, highways, sewage systems, tunnels and many other transportation and construction connected structures. They engage in every aspect of a construction project including safety review, cost estimation, federal regulations and environmental issues. It also has sub-disciplines like construction, structural, geotechnical, transportation and environmental. Those who are interested in things like city planning might find that this degree suits their desires. – Check out these Civil Engineering Schools –>

Architectural Engineering - Related to civil engineering, you have architectural engineering. This degree incorporates much of the same things as the above degree, with a focus on structures. – Check out these Architectural Engineering Schools –>

Mining Engineering – Mining engineers, as you might imagine, design mines. Some scrutinize underground materials, others design equipment and others work on regulation and safety of the mines. Their purpose is to find the most efficient and safe ways to extract the raw materials that are used in industries around the world.

Nuclear Engineering – This kind of engineer uses knowledge regarding nuclear energy and radiation to construct devices that generate nuclear power. Most of them are employed with nuclear power plants while others work for academic institutions or governments. In nuclear power plants, engineers are responsible for the supervision and operation of the facilities along with maintaining radiation safety.

Chemical Engineering – Students fascinated in both physics and chemistry are best suited for this degree program. These engineers usually maintain and design chemical procedures in a number of roles across different industries. This type of engineer can work in agricultural firms or firms that manufacture pesticides, as well as medical and pharmaceutical companies.
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No worries I try my best to help out, because I couldn't find anyone who knew about chemical engineering when I was doing my research. Always here to help.


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Thats cool . and yeah i'll keep that in mind


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A List of the Different Types of Engineering Degrees

Engineering is a discipline, profession, and art that usually applies scientific theory to develop, design and analyze technological solutions. Engineering is a far-reaching field that consists of a number of dissimilar specialties. Most of these specialties have their own educational requirements and each one has its own intricacies and specific knowledge required. If you know the different categories of engineering that you can pursue at your college or university, it will help you to figure out the right degree to pursue so you can reach your goals. The following is a list of the various engineering degrees.
ImageTypes of Engineering Degrees

Electrical Engineering – Electrical engineers develop, design and test electrical systems. The systems include wiring and lighting in buildings, machines, communication systems, electrical utilities and electrical systems in airplanes and cars. This is the largest field in engineering. Learners who fancy learning how things work, disassembling some electronics and then putting them back together would do well to investigate this particular specialty. – Check out a list of Electrical Engineering schools –> or Read More: Types of Electrical Engineering Degrees]

Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical engineers produce and design machines and engines. Many work in aerospace and the automotive industry. They can also work with other machinery like refrigerators, air conditioners, robotics and elevators. The mechanical engineering curriculum looks a lot like an aerospace degree, except classes have broader subjects. – Check out a list of Mechanical Engineering schools –> or Read More: Types of Mechanical Engineering Degrees]

Aerospace Engineering - A popular branch of mechanical engineering is aerospace engineering. This branch deals specifically with aspects of slight and air and spacecraft. – Check out these Aerospace Engineering schools –>

Automotive Engineering - Another branch of mechanical engineering that people love is automotive engineering. As one might imagine, this branch deals with various forms of wheeled vehicles from motorcycles to big rigs. – Check out these Automotive Engineering Schools –>

Biomedical Engineering - Professionals in this type of engineering center on studying life-based formulae by working with chemistry, genetics and the mechanics of living organisms. Thus, if you are very passionate about using microscopes and studying minute single celled organisms, you might want to pursue this four year degree program. – Check out these Biomedical Engineering Schools –>

Architectural Engineering – This arena of engineering focuses on the design and conceptualization of structures like residential homes, bridges, commercial skyscrapers and pretty much any structure. If you would like to enroll for this degree program, you must not only center on designing buildings that are structurally sound, but also know how to tailor their designs in order to meet particular environmental and aesthetic prerequisites. Learners should expect to meet given aesthetic and environmental requirements. In addition, they should expect to receive at least three and half years for graduate and undergraduate schooling to acquire a degree in architectural engineering.

Agricultural Engineering – Even though this type of engineering degree is uncommon, it is rapidly growing among engineering students who are eco-conscious. This degree program will offer you the skills to design implements and outbuildings for farms and handling facilities. If you are interested in working in the green movement, agricultural engineering will offer you the opportunity in a different way than working in alternative energy.

Computer Engineering – These degree trains you to design software and hardware that helps in the development of computers. You will gain a solid understanding of computer and circuitry science, while also learning some major elements of electrical engineering. This will enable to students to select either electrical or computer engineering jobs upon graduation. Even though this 4 to 6 year degree is normally seen as extremely rigorous and difficult, it is in high demand among telecommunications, software and hardware design firms on a global scale.

Civil Engineering – These engineers build roads, buildings, highways, sewage systems, tunnels and many other transportation and construction connected structures. They engage in every aspect of a construction project including safety review, cost estimation, federal regulations and environmental issues. It also has sub-disciplines like construction, structural, geotechnical, transportation and environmental. Those who are interested in things like city planning might find that this degree suits their desires. – Check out these Civil Engineering Schools –>

Architectural Engineering - Related to civil engineering, you have architectural engineering. This degree incorporates much of the same things as the above degree, with a focus on structures. – Check out these Architectural Engineering Schools –>

Mining Engineering – Mining engineers, as you might imagine, design mines. Some scrutinize underground materials, others design equipment and others work on regulation and safety of the mines. Their purpose is to find the most efficient and safe ways to extract the raw materials that are used in industries around the world.

Nuclear Engineering – This kind of engineer uses knowledge regarding nuclear energy and radiation to construct devices that generate nuclear power. Most of them are employed with nuclear power plants while others work for academic institutions or governments. In nuclear power plants, engineers are responsible for the supervision and operation of the facilities along with maintaining radiation safety.

Chemical Engineering – Students fascinated in both physics and chemistry are best suited for this degree program. These engineers usually maintain and design chemical procedures in a number of roles across different industries. This type of engineer can work in agricultural firms or firms that manufacture pesticides, as well as medical and pharmaceutical companies.
Thats looks interesting i'll deffo be looking st the biomed and chemical resources. Thanks for that!

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No worries I try my best to help out, because I couldn't find anyone who knew about chemical engineering when I was doing my research. Always here to help.
how much is IChemE paying you for your posts lol
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how much is IChemE paying you for your posts lol
Lol funny. I'm a chemical engineering student my friend and an Approved STEM Ambassador. So no, no one is paying me. I'm just trying to help!


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Lol funny. I'm a chemical engineering student my friend and an Approved STEM Ambassador. So no, no one is paying me. I'm just trying to help!
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Thats looks interesting i'll deffo be looking st the biomed and chemical resources. Thanks for that!

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Well, it was literally the second result on Google in response to "what are all the types of engineering degrees", so cheers for managing to compose a grammatically-coherent thread title.
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