Relevant Degrees

Discussion in 'Education' started by Nick2, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. Nick2
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    Nick2 Junior Member

    Hi, I am currently a 2nd year mechanical engineer student and was wondering do I need to do a further degree in something before I can work in large boat,yacht design?
  2. Landlubber
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    Landlubber Senior Member

    I would finish off doing what you are doing, get some sea time to understand better just what you are up against, then do a Westlawn cert study or NA degree in your local uni (if they have one). Understanding engineering and adding the NA side of it will be very beneficial to you, I assume that uou are young. If not, then get straight into the Westlawn business, they are very good.
  3. DavidJ
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    DavidJ Senior Member

    Just finish your degree and apply at the sorts of places where you want to work. Mechanical engineers are in pretty high demand in the ship/boat industry these days.
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