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So I want to do chemical engineering in uni and eventually get a masters degree. My question is, is the degree worth it or would another degree in another engineering course be better. I'm thinking of going into pharmacy or energy in the future.
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If you are sure you will love it then it's worth it!

People who enjoy their degree tend to enjoy their jobs too! (subsequently you get higher pay)
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If you want to be a chemical engineer then yes. If you're leaning towards another type of engineering then a degree in that would be more appropriate.
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So I want to do chemical engineering in uni and eventually get a masters degree. My question is, is the degree worth it or would another degree in another engineering course be better. I'm thinking of going into pharmacy or energy in the future.
If you are unsure which engineering specialism to apply for, you might consider applying for a general engineering course, where you can try a bit of everything in 1st year before picking what to specialise in.

ChemEng is probably the most relevant specialism to be able to go into either of pharma or energy. You could go on pharma/energy companies websites for grad jobs and see which degrees they ask for for different roles you might be interested in. Usually a range of specialisms are accepted for a given job.

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So I want to do chemical engineering in uni and eventually get a masters degree. My question is, is the degree worth it or would another degree in another engineering course be better. I'm thinking of going into pharmacy or energy in the future.
If you want to become a chemical/process engineer, then yes the degree is worth it - it's essentially mandatory.

I would also advise that if you are looking at specific sectors, that you try to have a look at all of the different roles in that sector, and what their qualification requirements are for entry. Is it that you are more interested in working in a particular sector (like energy), or as a particular type of engineering (e.g. chemical/process)? The energy industry is an extremely broad industry (which makes my previous advice quite difficult, sorry!), so there are a huge amount of different roles and specialisms. Is there anything in particular you're looking for in a job, or particular skills you'd like to apply?

If you would like to go into pharmacy in the future, then you will need to study a pharmacy degree. Engineering and pharmacy are completely different. Unless you meant the pharmaceutical industry, in which case see the above paragraph.
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