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    Hi,
    So I’m doing A-Levels and have been predicted AAA and am considering applying for MENg in chemical engineering. However I am considering doing a BENg as part of my insurance at a uni with lower requirements. If I went into a BENg, in the process of getting CENg , can I just do an extra year to get MENg after 3-4 years study or is there any advantage to applying straight in to an MENg? I am aware that you need to work in industry 5 years after.
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    (Original post by JSC16)
    Hi,
    So I’m doing A-Levels and have been predicted AAA and am considering applying for MENg in chemical engineering. However I am considering doing a BENg as part of my insurance at a uni with lower requirements. If I went into a BENg, in the process of getting CENg , can I just do an extra year to get MENg after 3-4 years study or is there any advantage to applying straight in to an MENg? I am aware that you need to work in industry 5 years after.
    You can usually move "up" from the BEng to the MEng if you are doing well enough in Year 1 & 2. The first 2 years are the same for both degrees.

    Alternatively you can graduate with BEng and then do an MSc. (There are funding considerations for both routes - have a look at some recent threads on the same topic in this forum.)
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    You can usually move "up" from the BEng to the MEng if you are doing well enough in Year 1 & 2. The first 2 years are the same for both degrees.

    Alternatively you can graduate with BEng and then do an MSc. (There are funding considerations for both routes - have a look at some recent threads on the same topic in this forum.)
    Thank you 😀
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    Thank you 😀
    No problem
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    No problem
    I’ve read that graduating with BENg and then doing an MSc doesn’t let you work in industry and is more of research. Is this correct or have I misunderstood ?
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    (Original post by JSC16)
    I’ve read that graduating with BENg and then doing an MSc doesn’t let you work in industry and is more of research. Is this correct or have I misunderstood ?
    No no, that's not right. It used to be very common to do a MSc and then go into industry, it's just that most go down the MEng route now. Either is absolutely fine.
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    No no, that's not right. It used to be very common to do a MSc and then go into industry, it's just that most go down the MEng route now. Either is absolutely fine.
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    No no, that's not right. It used to be very common to do a MSc and then go into industry, it's just that most go down the MEng route now. Either is absolutely fine.
    Which route takes longer to become a chartered engineer or are they the same ?? (BENg+MSc or MENg)
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    Which route takes longer to become a chartered engineer or are they the same ?? (BENg+MSc or MENg)
    Both are 4 years (or 5 if you do a year in industry) to meet the academic requirements.
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    (Original post by JSC16)
    Which route takes longer to become a chartered engineer or are they the same ?? (BENg+MSc or MENg)
    They're the same. Getting chartered is much more about the work you are doing than what your academic qualifications are.
 
 
 
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