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    Both are amazing courses

    What course is in higher demand and what is the likelihood to get a job for these two courses?

    Basically, which course is better?
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    Chemical Engineering
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    (Original post by PrincessBO$$)
    Chemical Engineering
    how come?
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    (Original post by dcstudent999)
    how come?
    My friend's brother did a degree and a master in it. He got a job in one of saudi arabia oil plants So...?
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    It has more options to diversify ,you can make a lot more money and its more interesting in my opinion.
    Both jobs have equal opportunities in my opinion.Construction is going to increase in the developing world over the coming century and regeneration projects will probably increase in America and Europe,so I can see more civil engineers needed.
    But this increase in development will need more chemical engineers to help make the raw materials and do other valuable work.
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    (Original post by PrincessBO$$)
    My friend's brother did a degree and a master in it. He got a job in one of saudi arabia oil plants So...?
    sounds so cool working in such a large scale industry
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    (Original post by dcstudent999)
    sounds so cool working in such a large scale industry
    He was half saudi so... and he got a job with Aramco
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    (Original post by PrincessBO$$)
    He was half saudi so... and he got a job with Aramco
    While the pay is very good,the country seems to be very strict,so what does he do for leisure ?
    Is he not bored ?
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    Chemical engineering
    It has more options to diversify ,you can make a lot more money and its more interesting in my opinion.
    Both jobs have equal opportunities in my opinion.Construction is going to increase in the developing world over the coming century and regeneration projects will probably increase in America and Europe,so I can see more civil engineers needed.
    But this increase in development will need more chemical engineers to help make the raw materials and do other valuable work.
    yeah I see what you mean, I am from the UK, and it seems that the manufacturing side of things here are sharply declining. Is this kind of reminiscent of the demand for Chemical Engineers?
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    (Original post by Kadak)
    While the pay is very good,the country seems to be very strict,so what does he do for leisure ?
    Is he not bored ?
    i think its near jeddah the oil mine, and jeddah is much more relax. Some of the young people have pool parties *on private property* with no alcohol ofcourse. 90% of my friends are saudi not all are religious
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    yeah I see what you mean, I am from the UK, and it seems that the manufacturing side of things here are sharply declining. Is this kind of reminiscent of the demand for Chemical Engineers?
    Maybe manufacturing ,but other roles like processing,pharmaceuticals,synth etic biology,food processing,etc. there is still load sof jobs for chemical engineers here in UK.
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    i think its near jeddah the oil mine, and jeddah is much more relax. Some of the young people have pool parties *on private property* with no alcohol ofcourse. 90% of my friends are saudi not all are religious
    Are you Saudi yourself ?
    Never knew,I assume the religious police dont know :teehee:.
    Yeah we know,the country has almost a million atheists !
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    (Original post by Kadak)
    Are you Saudi yourself ?
    Never knew,I assume the religious police dont know :teehee:.
    Yeah we know,the country has almost a million atheists !
    No i'm Somali and live in the UK. There are few people from the gulf here
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    No i'm Somali and live in the UK. There are few people from the gulf here
    Oh,cool.I don`t think I ever had a somali friend before.You Somali girls can be very cute at times .
    Is Pirates of the Carribean your favourite movie by any chance ?
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    Only joking :getmecoat:.
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    Oh,cool.I don`t think I ever had a somali friend before.You Somali girls can be very cute at times .
    Is Pirates of the Carribean your favourite movie by any chance ?
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    Only joking :getmecoat:.
    Not to boast but i've been told by someone i'm one of the best looking somali girls they've seen
    Nah my fav movie is Captain Philips
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    (Original post by dcstudent999)
    Both are amazing courses

    What course is in higher demand and what is the likelihood to get a job for these two courses?

    Basically, which course is better?
    If you're looking at things purely in terms of getting a job at the end of it, the stats from the class of 2014* indicated that civil was marginally better for employment overall, with more actually going into engineering jobs than chemical.

    Certainly, if you look at the big engineering consultancies and civil contractors, there seems to be a lot of recruiting in that area at the moment. Roads, water and other infrastructure looks like it's currently getting a lot of investment.

    Of course this may all change by the time you graduate. During the financial crisis at the end of last decade, civil was perhaps the hardest hit, for example, and chemical seemed okay as developing countries were still buying commodities.

    *From Unistats
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    (Original post by PrincessBO$$)
    Not to boast but i've been told by someone i'm one of the best looking somali girls they've seen
    Nah my fav movie is Captain Philips
    Oh really? Stop teasing me :innocent::fan:.Well princess or may I call you your highness,I await your royal introduction on post a picture of yourself thread .
    I guess we should stop,we are derailing the thread.
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    Oh really? Stop teasing me :innocent::fan:.Well princess or may I call you your highness,I await your royal introduction on post a picture of yourself thread .
    I guess we should stop,we are derailing the thread.
    pm me
    and 'post picture of yourself thread' i'm saving my looks for my husband
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    I vote civil engineering. Purely because all 5 chemical engineers I know had to become teachers. The civil engineers I know went on to actually find jobs in their field.

    That and oil is running out in about 40 years. You won't have retired by then.
 
 
 
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