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    From my experience of the MChem I would say it was definately worthwhile. Most of the advanced subjects you learn have much more relevance to the realities of research than the standard degree programme and the more involved research project gave me a much greater insight into what research was about. The smart money is on the MChem anyway as no-one is going to think worse of you for doing it.
    A shed load of my friends have MChems (I met them when we were doing internships at what was then GlaxoWellcome). I agree if you're not sure what you want to do, then an MChem (or MPhys) is better than a BSc - you can always downgrade at a later date if you decided to do a post-grad masters.

    Industry love an MChem/MPhys. So if you think you want to go into industry, there's no competition!
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    MEng rules! :cool:
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    MEng rules! :cool:
    Nah - too much like Ming

    You know I love ya really Shiny me boy!
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    MEng rules! :cool:
    Oh NO! ENG-GINEER INVASION!!!
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    MEng rules! :cool:
    It was the degree name (and the seeming obsession with concrete when I was on a headstart summer school) that put me off engineering....I just couldn't picture myself as a beng or meng

    Glad I'm not that shallow anymore

    *shuffles feet nervously while edging towards the door*
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    Engineers are OK! :cool:
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    Engineers are OK! :cool:
    Tee hee! Shiny is a Minging Tab

    (Ahh! Revenge for all the agest jokes!)
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    I'm on an MChem course - just done my first year and am debating dropping down to the BSc due to me not being very intelligent - however I have been told by someone that they are phasing ot traditional BSC degrees in subjects like chemistry in favour of the straight masters degree as it seems it gives you a broader knowledge which is better for going into industry. You can always do a BSc if you aren't sure, and then do a year MSc afterwards which ends up almost the same as an MChem. Also, if you are thinking about doing a PhD, then I was told it was best just to do a BSc first, though not sure how good this advice was :confused: .
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    Engineers are OK! :cool:
    If you want bridges building or pipes laying, but I wouldn't ask one to speak at a dinner party....
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    Tee hee! Shiny is a Minging Tab

    (Ahh! Revenge for all the agest jokes!)
    It must be in the genes Mum!
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    It must be in the genes Mum!

    Gives Shiny cake.
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    Gives Shiny cake.
    No milk?
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    No milk?
    shudder
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    Do MPhy if you wanna do PhD. All the mega hard stuff comes in 4th year Physics and that is a better indicator of whether you can cope with further study than 3rd year.
 
 
 
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