Why study Mechanical Engineering

A degree in Mechanical Engineering is a great choice for those who wish to receive a strong education in Engineering in general and for those who are interested in a particular specialty. Here are some reasons to study Mechanical Engineering in a higher institution.

Various career options

A specialist in Mechanical Engineering can be useful in almost any area which is related to production of any goods and mechanisms. The list of these areas include railway, medicine, sport, aerospace and aeronautics, civil manufacturing, automotive industry and may-many others. What is more important - almost all career options are available for graduates with a Bachelor degree - most of the graduates start their career instead of continuing their education.

Useful skills

A degree in Mechanical Engineering is a source of a lot of skills which can be transferred in any other profession. Here are just some of them:

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Numeracy and data analysis skills
  • IT skills
  • Ability to work in a short time, ability to plan, self-organization
  • Perfect oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in team
  • Computing and enterprise.

A good start

If you wish to be an engineer, but you are not quite sure which area of Engineering will be the best for you, it makes sense to start education with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. It includes basic courses in many branches of Engineering and also core courses in Physics and IT. That means that graduates holding a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering will be able to continue their education in any of Engineering branches.