Why Did You Decide To Study In College Essay

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1. Why did you decide to study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds?

I enjoyed mathematics and science at school, in particular physics and so I was always heading towards a degree in a physical science or engineering. I was drawn to mechanical engineering because the programme was quite broad. I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to specialise in when I decided to go to university and so I thought it would be sensible to keep things quite general. I chose to study at the University of Leeds because it’s in a great city and is one of the best universities in the country. The course structure also appealed to me a great deal. I liked how I would have the option to change my speciality after second year. This allowed me to make a much more informed decision on what area to specialise in during my third and fourth years.

2. What has been the best aspect of studying on your course and at the University and why?

The breadth of modules you study here at Leeds has definitely been one of the best aspects. You get exposed to a great deal of subjects which helps to widen both your knowledge and interests and also helps keep things exciting.

3. What does Leeds as a city have to offer students?

Leeds is a great place for students, there is no shortage of things to do and new places to go. The city centre has an
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I thought a research project at the University of Leeds would be a great way to learn new skills and enhance my CV with relevant work experience. During my internship I was required to use various software packages such as SolidWorks, LabVIEW and Matlab to design and test components as well as analyse experimental data. As a result, my skills and confidence using these software packages improved
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