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    I am going to be starting a PG course in Civil Engineering (MSc) at Soton in October, since my degree was in that i thought i should go into a course which would still be broad and not focus on one section (ie MSc in Steel frame work...) but is this a bit of a problem?

    My friend was saying that if i am going to do a masters i should get onto a course that focuses more on one thing as it looks better than saying its a MSc in Civil Engineering.

    I suppose all im asking is for a PG course would you expect people to do a more specialised subject
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    I assume it is a taught course and has a coursework component? Basically it doesn't really matter so long as you focus of the subject that intrests you and tailor your Msc around that.

    What I think you're trying to say is that the course title is to broad? Have you looked at modules you would be studying? The degree is not just in the name...
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    Yeah its a taught course, I just thought that by doing a MSc in something less specialised that it would seem like a bit of a waste...
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    Sounds dubious - there's nothing wrong with a broad topic.

    I'm doing an MSc in Environmental Technology at Imperial College and that covers law, policy, economics, ecology, etc etc as well as energy. I'm quite happy it's not specialising on "the role of electric cars in Glasgow" or something equally over specialised.
 
 
 
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