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    Hi Everyone,

    I'm currently studying my AS levels in Maths, Further Maths and Physics and I'm looking at studying Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering at Uni. What places do people recommend doing either of these courses at? I think I will get between AAB and BBB at the end of A2 and Sussex (BBB) looks like a good place to do a broader course in mechanical engineering where I can specialise more in the last year.

    I'm also looking Wawrick (AAB), Southampton (Who say A*AA but might be AAB as a contextual offer), Leicester (BBB) and Manchester (AAB).

    What advice do people have on this?

    Thanks, Alex
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    What advice do people have on this?

    Thanks, Alex
    Hey!

    Glad to hear you're interested in Aeronautical and Mechanical - both are great degrees.

    My advice would generally be to go somewhere which interests you the most and where you think you would be the happiest. At the end of the day, a degree is great, but enjoying your time at university can make everything a lot easier.

    Also, those universities will all offer good courses; of course, some departments may be more esteemed or have better links with certain companies than others. Many people think it's the university you go to which determines your job prospects after graduation, but for the vast majority of the time, this is untrue. Internships, extra-curriculars and making contacts can have a huge impact, regardless of your university.

    Think about the city you'd be living in, the links to industry the universities have, student reviews of the courses.
    Hope this helps!

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    (Original post by ablackburn)
    Hi Everyone,

    I'm currently studying my AS levels in Maths, Further Maths and Physics and I'm looking at studying Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering at Uni. What places do people recommend doing either of these courses at? I think I will get between AAB and BBB at the end of A2 and Sussex (BBB) looks like a good place to do a broader course in mechanical engineering where I can specialise more in the last year.

    I'm also looking Wawrick (AAB), Southampton (Who say A*AA but might be AAB as a contextual offer), Leicester (BBB) and Manchester (AAB).

    What advice do people have on this?

    Thanks, Alex
    If its aerospace you wan to do, Warwick is out of the question as they dont offer it, and for the rest, you should be looking at Soton firm and Leicester insurance. You can also firm Manchester, look at the league tables and sub in other factors to decide. I go to Southampton so if you have any specific questions I can answer them.
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    Thanks! Warwick I was considering for Mechanical Engineering but I'm pretty sure Aerospace is what I want to do now. Southampton looks very good but if they don't offer me a lower contextual offer, I probably won't be able to go there. What was the application process offer like for you when you applied there?
 
 
 
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