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    I have studied maths and I would say I am pretty good at that.However, I have not studied Physics or Electronics and I know some aspects of mechanical engineering includes that. I understand the very basics of Physics and Electronics, but with that, would I be able to study a Mechanical Engineering Degree? Also is a mechanical engineering degree difficult?

    I was thinking of doing Civil Engineering first due to it being most related to maths, but after doing some research and finding out it requires a lot of field work and is about concrete, water supply, highways and etc, it totally put me off of doing it because I do not have any interest in that.

    I am currently studying Foundation Engineering, so I feel like I have to go to an engineering sector for my degree. I'd like to get an office type of job and not one that requires me to go to factories or in building sites.
    I was thinking of doing something different such as Accounting and Finance, but I feel like that would be too difficult for me.
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    (Original post by Zaynnn)
    I have studied maths and I would say I am pretty good at that.However, I have not studied Physics or Electronics and I know some aspects of mechanical engineering includes that. I understand the very basics of Physics and Electronics, but with that, would I be able to study a Mechanical Engineering Degree? Also is a mechanical engineering degree difficult?

    I was thinking of doing Civil Engineering first due to it being most related to maths, but after doing some research and finding out it requires a lot of field work and is about concrete, water supply, highways and etc, it totally put me off of doing it because I do not have any interest in that.

    I am currently studying Foundation Engineering, so I feel like I have to go to an engineering sector for my degree. I'd like to get an office type of job and not one that requires me to go to factories or in building sites.
    I was thinking of doing something different such as Accounting and Finance, but I feel like that would be too difficult for me.
    It can be quite difficult, depending on how hard you work and how well you understand things. If you're good at maths then you'll likely do well in an engineering degree. The maths in all engineering disciplines at university is quite the same; it's mainly the applications that differ. There's not typically that much electronics in mechanical engineering, however physics is quite pervasive - but if you're good at maths you'll be good at that because it essentially applied maths. Overall though engineering degrees have a good portion of students gaining a "good honours", defined as a 2:1 or above, so plenty of people manage to do well (although dropout rates in first year may be higher than other courses).
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    I go to a engineering academy and I'm sweating all engineering work, so basically yes it's hard as nails or whatever is hard 😉
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    It’s not easy, but it’s not overly hard either, it all depends on your ability and work ethic. It can be quite time consuming, but if you’re willing to put in the work you’ll do well...as long as you’re good at maths and physics.
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    (Original post by Smack)
    It can be quite difficult, depending on how hard you work and how well you understand things. If you're good at maths then you'll likely do well in an engineering degree. The maths in all engineering disciplines at university is quite the same; it's mainly the applications that differ. There's not typically that much electronics in mechanical engineering, however physics is quite pervasive - but if you're good at maths you'll be good at that because it essentially applied maths. Overall though engineering degrees have a good portion of students gaining a "good honours", defined as a 2:1 or above, so plenty of people manage to do well (although dropout rates in first year may be higher than other courses).
    Hi have you studied Mechanical Engineering? If so, does it require a lot of practical work?
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    Hopefully you’ll be fine with mechanical engineering- just make sure you keep on top of everything eg lectures, tutorials etc
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    (Original post by Zaynnn)
    Hi have you studied Mechanical Engineering? If so, does it require a lot of practical work?
    Yes, and it does not typically require much practical work - by which I assume you mean hands on or workshop type stuff.
 
 
 
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