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9 months ago

Mechanical Engineering

Chemistry

Chemist

+2

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

-2

Do you really need Chemistry for Mechanical Engineering?

A

Afterschool Counsellors

Member since May' 2018

Answered 9 months ago

Hi Nik Ahmad Uzair,

Mechanical engineering is a field that combines a number of different subjects such as mathematics, physics and materials science, and it is a field that focuses on manufacturing and maintaining mechanical systems. In most cases, both physics and chemistry are required as it will regularly overlap with the studies in the field of chemical engineering involving the study of the different materials and such.

Hope this helps! Do ask us any further questions if you need more assistance.

New answer posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

+1

Degree

-1

Hi, after finishing a degree in mechanical engineering, can I specialize in mechatronics?

A

Afterschool Counsellors

Member since Aug' 2018

Answered 1 year ago

Hello,

It is entirely possible to specialize in Mechatronics with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. To become a Mechatronics engineer you would ideally need a degree in Mechatronics. However other degrees such as degrees in electronics, electrical or mechanical engineering also allow for you to specialize in the area.

That being said, your degree in mechanical engineering should make you eligible to pursue a masters in Mechatronics provided you meet the university's entry requirements. See which universities offer the course here.


Hope this helps!

New answer posted

1 year ago

A

Afterschool Counsellors

Member since Mar' 2018

Answered 1 year ago

Hello Chin Teik,

Congratualtions on having completed your diploma! As for whether you can shorten your degree time by transferring credits from your diploma, it will have to depend on the particular university's degree module with the module that you have taken with your diploma. You will have to contact the university directly with your transcript so that they can cross reference it with their module in order to determine if your credits are transferable to your degree.

Hope this helps :)

New question posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

+2

Degree

Scholarship/Loans

-2

Hey, hi. Do you have any scholarships available for a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering?

New question posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

+1

Degree

-1

Hey Hi.. Do you have any scholarships available for Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering?

New question posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Marine Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

+3

Engineering

Marine

Diploma

-3

can i countinuos banchelor in marine engineering with my diploma in mechanical engineering

New answer posted

1 year ago

A

Afterschool Counsellors

Member since Mar' 2018

Answered 1 year ago

Hi Faris,

Firstly, congratulations on your results! :)

This is many student's dilemma so don't worry about it. We're here to help you out. You can start by asking yourself what you want to do in the future and what are your interests. It also helps to know the job demand and salary scale.

Medicine is a very popular course among students. We have a glut of Medical Officers (doctors) but not enough specialists. So if you really want to make it big in the medical industry, we suggest you to specialise in a particular field of medicine such as dermatology, anaesthesia, ENT, orthopaedics, oncology, etc. But it is not easy to achieve this. Here is your pathway after SPM if you want to be a specialist:
SPM --> Pre-u (STPM / Matrics / Asasi / A-Levels / Foundation / Diploma, etc.) (min 1 year) --> MBBS (5 years) --> Housemanship (2 years) --> Compulsory service (1 year) --> Certified Medical Officer --> Postgraduate majoring in specific studies (4-5 years) --> Specialist.
As you can see, the route to become a specialist is no joke. It is takes at least 13 years after SPM but your pay will be good and there is demand.

Now let us explain about engineering. Engineering will always be in demand because we constantly need engineers to build, fix and maintain structures, softwares, mechanics, etc. Almost everything you see is a results of an engineer. This job has emerged as one of the top paying jobs in Jobstreet and the Critical Occupations List in 2017 as written in The Star. If you don't fancy the long study duration and grueling midnight shift of a doctor, then we suggest you to choose engineering.

Perhaps you might want to read up on the best and worst careers in Malaysia here: https://afterschool.my/career-builder/best-worst-careers-malaysia-2017

UPU will close in 4 days. We hope you make a wise choice. All the best! :)

New answer posted

9 months ago

Mechanical Engineering

Chemistry

Chemist

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

Do you really need Chemistry for Mechanical Engineering?

A

Afterschool Counsellors

Member since May' 2018

Answered 9 months ago

Hi Nik Ahmad Uzair,

Mechanical engineering is a field that combines a number of different subjects such as mathematics, physics and materials science, and it is a field that focuses on manufacturing and maintaining mechanical systems. In most cases, both physics and chemistry are required as it will regularly overlap with the studies in the field of chemical engineering involving the study of the different materials and such.

Hope this helps! Do ask us any further questions if you need more assistance.

New answer posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

Degree

Hi, after finishing a degree in mechanical engineering, can I specialize in mechatronics?

A

Afterschool Counsellors

Member since Aug' 2018

Answered 1 year ago

Hello,

It is entirely possible to specialize in Mechatronics with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. To become a Mechatronics engineer you would ideally need a degree in Mechatronics. However other degrees such as degrees in electronics, electrical or mechanical engineering also allow for you to specialize in the area.

That being said, your degree in mechanical engineering should make you eligible to pursue a masters in Mechatronics provided you meet the university's entry requirements. See which universities offer the course here.


Hope this helps!

New answer posted

1 year ago

A

Afterschool Counsellors

Member since Mar' 2018

Answered 1 year ago

Hello Chin Teik,

Congratualtions on having completed your diploma! As for whether you can shorten your degree time by transferring credits from your diploma, it will have to depend on the particular university's degree module with the module that you have taken with your diploma. You will have to contact the university directly with your transcript so that they can cross reference it with their module in order to determine if your credits are transferable to your degree.

Hope this helps :)

New question posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

Degree

Scholarship/Loans

Hey, hi. Do you have any scholarships available for a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering?

New question posted

1 year ago

New question posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Marine Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

Marine

Diploma

can i countinuos banchelor in marine engineering with my diploma in mechanical engineering

New answer posted

1 year ago

A

Afterschool Counsellors

Member since Mar' 2018

Answered 1 year ago

Hi Faris,

Firstly, congratulations on your results! :)

This is many student's dilemma so don't worry about it. We're here to help you out. You can start by asking yourself what you want to do in the future and what are your interests. It also helps to know the job demand and salary scale.

Medicine is a very popular course among students. We have a glut of Medical Officers (doctors) but not enough specialists. So if you really want to make it big in the medical industry, we suggest you to specialise in a particular field of medicine such as dermatology, anaesthesia, ENT, orthopaedics, oncology, etc. But it is not easy to achieve this. Here is your pathway after SPM if you want to be a specialist:
SPM --> Pre-u (STPM / Matrics / Asasi / A-Levels / Foundation / Diploma, etc.) (min 1 year) --> MBBS (5 years) --> Housemanship (2 years) --> Compulsory service (1 year) --> Certified Medical Officer --> Postgraduate majoring in specific studies (4-5 years) --> Specialist.
As you can see, the route to become a specialist is no joke. It is takes at least 13 years after SPM but your pay will be good and there is demand.

Now let us explain about engineering. Engineering will always be in demand because we constantly need engineers to build, fix and maintain structures, softwares, mechanics, etc. Almost everything you see is a results of an engineer. This job has emerged as one of the top paying jobs in Jobstreet and the Critical Occupations List in 2017 as written in The Star. If you don't fancy the long study duration and grueling midnight shift of a doctor, then we suggest you to choose engineering.

Perhaps you might want to read up on the best and worst careers in Malaysia here: https://afterschool.my/career-builder/best-worst-careers-malaysia-2017

UPU will close in 4 days. We hope you make a wise choice. All the best! :)

New answer posted

9 months ago

Mechanical Engineering

Chemistry

Chemist

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

Do you really need Chemistry for Mechanical Engineering?

New answer posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

Degree

Hi, after finishing a degree in mechanical engineering, can I specialize in mechatronics?

New question posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

Degree

Scholarship/Loans

Hey, hi. Do you have any scholarships available for a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering?

New question posted

1 year ago

New question posted

1 year ago

Mechanical Engineering

Marine Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering

Marine

Diploma

can i countinuos banchelor in marine engineering with my diploma in mechanical engineering

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