Engineering or medicine?
I've sort of come to a crossroad between these two. I was just wondering the pros and cons of both of these and what both courses are like? Also which one would be better for getting a job in 5 to 9 years? I'm in year 11 now and I need to make my A level choices, so if I choose medicine I'll do maths, biology, chemistry and physics, and if I choose engineering I'll do maths, further maths, physics and chemistry. I'm kinda geared towards medicine at the moment because I'd quite like to help people. Thanks
Asked By: miledd - 1/2/2011
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This is a very interesting question. Most individuals that are at a crossroads between engineering and medicine major in biomedical or biological engineering. From there you can either be an engineer or go on to medical school. To give you a straightforward answer though, if you are interested in medicine, I would... More
Answered By: Chris - 1/2/2011
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Based on what u said, u wud strongly suggest engineering... chances of getting jobs are more compared to medicine, coz u want to settle down soon i have to suggest you engineering
Answered By: preeti - 1/2/2011
Medicine is better without a doubt.
Answered By: jack - 1/2/2011
Yes we all want to help people, but that's not exactly a good enough reason. Actually think to yourself: "why do I want to be this... More
Answered By: B.W - 1/2/2011
Well seeing as you can't decide between two completely different subjects, you probably don't have the real passion to do medicine, so i would on the face of it do engineering, as you need to be really passionate and enthusiastic to get a place at any medical school... More
Answered By: Jack Perry - 1/2/2011
your A levels are fine for either. you cant go wrong biology is quite interesting, i would keep it
Answered By: No chance without luck - 1/2/2011
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