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    for months i had just decided i wanted to do engineering for a few reasons; one being some of my friends and teachers mentioned it, it seems good career prospects etc. but now ive realised that im actually way more interested in astro physics and particle physics, is it worth doing a degree in these subjects instead of engineering, will i be able to find a good job if i did?
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    for months i had just decided i wanted to do engineering for a few reasons; one being some of my friends and teachers mentioned it, it seems good career prospects etc. but now ive realised that im actually way more interested in astro physics and particle physics, is it worth doing a degree in these subjects instead of engineering, will i be able to find a good job if i did?
    What kind of jobs are you looking to get? If it's a career in engineering, then a physics degree will often not suffice as a suitable qualification for securing graduate/entry level jobs, but otherwise, physics still provides strong opportunities in IT, finance, teaching etc.
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    You could do a bachelor's degree in Physics then a master's in engineering if you decide you'd rather work in engineering, or do an engineering degree and work in particle physics, the latter is a bit riskier though as there aren't a whole lot of jobs out there for engineers in particle physics (though they are out there).
 
 
 
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