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Civil or Mechanical?

  1. Sep 10, 2014 #1
    Im interested in both civil and mechanical engineering but am still unsure on which one is best suited to me. Im am very interested in the Environmental side of Civil engineering as renewable energy fascinates me. However, I am more interested in machinery and cars than I am about bridges and roads. I would like to know which of the two has better career prospects and whether the renewable energy aspect of civil engineering is also included in mechanical engineering and whether i could still pursue this field upon finishing my mechanical degree.
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  3. Sep 11, 2014 #2
  4. Sep 11, 2014 #3

    You can do renewable energy with a mechanical engineering background.
  5. Sep 11, 2014 #4


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    Definitely. I'm not an engineer but ME seems a better fit for you, OP, especially if you lean towards thermodynamics in your studies.
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