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I have a place confirmed at Loughborough uni, which I have deferred for the second time. The reason is that I have a 'great' job as an Undergraduate engineer with a Civil Engineering firm. They are paying for me to study at uni already. But, I really dislike the industry, the course is 6 years long, and I just can't see myself being a civil engineer in the future. I know after the course I could always switch to something else, but is it worth painfully going through this apprenticeship just because of no debt and being able to earn money?
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(Original post by newuser13)
I have a place confirmed at Loughborough uni, which I have deferred for the second time. The reason is that I have a 'great' job as an Undergraduate engineer with a Civil Engineering firm. They are paying for me to study at uni already. But, I really dislike the industry, the course is 6 years long, and I just can't see myself being a civil engineer in the future. I know after the course I could always switch to something else, but is it worth painfully going through this apprenticeship just because of no debt and being able to earn money?
Is it possible for you to take a year off and reapply for a different degree that is more towards what you enjoy and like doing? I definitely would not recommend doing something for the sake of it, especially if you do not enjoy it one bit. If you do a degree you dislike, in the hope of switching careers at the end, personally I think this is a waste of time, 6 years is a lot in a lifetime. So taking a year off would give time for you to reassess what it is you want to do, and explore what necessary qualifications you need in order to change or redirect yourself to a different course that you will enjoy and won't waste your precious time. Hope this helps!
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What do you want to do? If you hate being a civil engineer then there's no point in you wasting time to train and become one.
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Better to do something you enjoy.
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(Original post by newuser13)
I have a place confirmed at Loughborough uni, which I have deferred for the second time. The reason is that I have a 'great' job as an Undergraduate engineer with a Civil Engineering firm. They are paying for me to study at uni already. But, I really dislike the industry, the course is 6 years long, and I just can't see myself being a civil engineer in the future. I know after the course I could always switch to something else, but is it worth painfully going through this apprenticeship just because of no debt and being able to earn money?
Yes, work experience!
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