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    I have applied to UCL and Newcastle to study chemical engineering. I have got an offer from both,
    AAA- UCL
    AAB - Newcastle
    I am studying Maths, Physics and Chemistry.

    I know it is generally accepted that Newcastle would be better for my degree but was wondering whether the prestigious Name of UCL would add value to my degree.

    Could really use your help on what you think would be best.
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    (Original post by Dr Ofxela)
    I have applied to UCL and Newcastle to study chemical engineering. I have got an offer from both,
    AAA- UCL
    AAB - Newcastle
    I am studying Maths, Physics and Chemistry.

    I know it is generally accepted that Newcastle would be better for my degree but was wondering whether the prestigious Name of UCL would add value to my degree.

    Could really use your help on what you think would be best.
    Hmm I would also compare the employment rate, tuition fee, and living cost!
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    Do you have any general idea what they are?
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    (Original post by Dr Ofxela)
    Do you have any general idea what they are?
    Newcastle Stats - http://university.which.co.uk/newcas...ears-9000-h810
    UCL Stats - http://university.which.co.uk/univer...ears-9000-h801

    Summary (Newcastle Vs. UCL) for Chem Eng:

    Employment - 96% Vs. 85%
    Salaries - £27.2K Vs. £25K
    Overall Student Satisfaction - 90% Vs. 76%

    For Careers in Engineering, Newcastle is your best bet.

    For outside Engineering, UCL may have a slight edge, albeit not much.
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    (Original post by Anonynmous)
    Newcastle Stats - http://university.which.co.uk/newcas...ears-9000-h810
    UCL Stats - http://university.which.co.uk/univer...ears-9000-h801

    Summary (Newcastle Vs. UCL) for Chem Eng:

    Employment - 96% Vs. 85%
    Salaries - £27.2K Vs. £25K
    Overall Student Satisfaction - 90% Vs. 76%

    For Careers in Engineering, Newcastle is your best bet.

    For outside Engineering, UCL may have a slight edge, albeit not much.
    Thanks man, so you would say definitely go for Newcastle?
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    (Original post by Dr Ofxela)
    Thanks man, so you would say definitely go for Newcastle?
    Have you visited both campuses? What one did you like best? Remember you're going to be there for 3-4 years so go with your instincts. If you don't care about that and just go for which one is better, then Newcastle judging by the stats.
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    Have you visited both campuses? What one did you like best? Remember you're going to be there for 3-4 years so go with your instincts. If you don't care about that and just go for which one is better, then Newcastle judging by the stats.
    Yh, well I'm at Newcastle now, and don't get me wrong it is amazing, but the course itself, content wise, which I am sure is generic to all universities is, well I hate it. Chem eng literally squeezes all joy and life out of you until you end up depressed as hell. I'm Only first year aswell lol.
 
 
 
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