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Osairiis Nov12-09 01:45 PM

student in need of advice ....
 
hi there , i am a 17 yr old student from malta, and am studying maths and physics at GCE level. I want to go to unviersity but am in need of some advice ...

i prefer electricity and stuff but am rather interested into continuing to some kind of aeronautical/aerospace or something degree or something

i was asking myself if i take an electrical engineering bachelors degree ... would i'd still be in a position to take some aeronautical eng. masters degree later on in my studies ?

what are the other possibilities ? another problem i have is that the university of malta only offers industrial, mechanical or electrical engineering courses ...

any help?

Cyrus Nov14-09 12:48 AM

Re: student in need of advice ....
 
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Quote by Osairiis (Post 2438687)
Hi there, I am a 17 year old student from malta and am studying maths and physics at GCE level. I want to go to unviersity but am in need of some advice.

I prefer electricity and stuff, but am rather interested into continuing to some kind of aeronautical/aerospace or something degree or something.

I was asking myself if I take an electrical engineering bachelors degree, would I still be in a position to take some aeronautical eng. masters degree later on in my studies?

What are the other possibilities? Another problem I have is that the university of malta only offers industrial, mechanical or electrical engineering courses.

Any help?

Hi Osairiis,

First, I've cleaned up your post. Please try to type as I've corrected it in the future. I think the first thing you need to do is think about what interests you the most. If you know you want to do Aeronautical engineering, the closest thing would be mechanical engineering, with electrical coming in second. Specifically, if you want to do aerodynamics, then mechanical engineering is going to be a better fit. If you want to do aerospace controls, specifically autopilot design, then you'll want to make sure you've taken control theory courses offered in electrical engineering (if mechanical does not offer them).

Industrial engineering (I'm not sure what that means), does not appear to be very relevant. I can give you a better gauge if you can give some specifics as to what it teaches.


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