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Mechanical engineering or aerospace engineering

I received offer from Sheffield university for beng aerospace engineering.
I received offer from Manchester uni fondation year aerospace engineering
I received an offer from Newcastle University for mechanical engineering
I am an international student and I was wondering what would be the best uni to go to for employability and reputation
Original post by noahtibor
I received offer from Sheffield university for beng aerospace engineering.
I received offer from Manchester uni fondation year aerospace engineering
I received an offer from Newcastle University for mechanical engineering
I am an international student and I was wondering what would be the best uni to go to for employability and reputation

I’d say mechanical has more employability. A lot of mechanical engineers go into the aerospace industry anyway.
Original post by noahtibor
I received offer from Sheffield university for beng aerospace engineering.
I received offer from Manchester uni fondation year aerospace engineering
I received an offer from Newcastle University for mechanical engineering
I am an international student and I was wondering what would be the best uni to go to for employability and reputation

Hey there , first of all congratulations 🎉 on your offers and welcome to the world of stem from a fellow international student studying engineering in the UK.
Both aerospace and mechanical engineering are highly employable fields with diverse career opportunities. The choice between the two depends on your interests, career goals, and the specific industry you want to work in.
I chose to study an offset of mechanical engineering that is more industry specific and specialised which is energy engineering , it is only offered by a hand full of universities in the country including my own. In my opinion Aerospace engineering offers slightly more specialised opportunities within the aerospace and defence industries. However, the job market for aerospace engineers can be influenced by factors such as project funding and defence projects and the country you want to work in.
Ultimately, both fields offer excellent prospects for employment. And although I would opt for the specialised course as I have done , your choice should be based on your interests, strengths, and long-term career objectives. It's also worth researching the job market and industry trends to make an informed decision. Additionally, consider factors such as location preferences, salary expectations, and the availability of internships for later in your academic career.
I hope this helps and again congratulations on your offer and its unfortunate that you did not apply with us Leicester is one of the most diverse cities in the UK and living here has been one of the best decisions for me as an international student .
Cece✨
Energy Engineering student
De Montfort University
Go for mechanical engineering at Newcastle.
I study at Newcastle uni too.
I agree with what others have said: an undergrad in mechanical will give you more options, some of which even include postgrad aerospace, or straight into employment in the aerospace sector.

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