How hard is it to get an Engineering job in the UK with a US degree?

I thinking about getting a Mechanical Engineering job in the UK but I got my degree from a UC school and have very little experience in the industry. What kind of jobs would I be eligible for?

Asked By: A1000wtp - 8/17/2012
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Don't know where the idea came from the US engineering degrees can be got in 2 year; a quick look shows they take 4-5 years. In the UK, engineering degrees always used to be 3 years (BEng), but to be better-aligned with Europe and US they also now take 4 years (MEng). Where there is a difference is that in the UK a... More
Answered By: Tom - 8/19/2012
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You'd be at a disadvantage as, if I'm not mistaken, US BS degrees tend to be two year courses whereas UK BSc courses tend to be three years so your US degree would only be equivalent to a UK HND.
Answered By: GibsonEssGee - 8/18/2012
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