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    (Original post by Goods)
    Im a snob.

    (But we do have the fourth highest failure rate after maths engineering and theology!)


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    Theology? Do they stop believing?

    Edit to add: found the data - highest is 2.3% (i.e. very low)
    http://cambridge.tab.co.uk/2015/04/2...ct-gets-fails/
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Theology? Do they stop believing?

    (Data Linky?)

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    Or maybe they weren't holy enough....?
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Theology? Do they stop believing?

    Edit to add: found the data - highest is 2.3% (i.e. very low)
    http://cambridge.tab.co.uk/2015/04/2...ct-gets-fails/
    Maths eas subject with higheet percentage failing. No surprise there
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    (Original post by frigg113)
    Maths eas subject with higheet percentage failing. No surprise there
    ...are you alright?
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    (Original post by frigg113)
    Maths eas subject with higheet percentage failing. No surprise there
    Pretty sure they get the most firsts too though
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    (Original post by Elcor)
    Pretty sure they get the most firsts too though

    no they really dont, how misinformed are you. They get absolutely no way near the top..

    http://cambridge.tab.co.uk/2015/04/1...t-gets-firsts/


    Linguistics, education and natsci do
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    (Original post by frigg113)
    no they really dont, how misinformed are you. They get absolutely no way near the top..

    http://cambridge.tab.co.uk/2015/04/1...t-gets-firsts/


    Linguistics, education and natsci do
    I can't see that graph, I'm on my phone and the Tab website is designed poorly. That's just something I had heard.

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    (Original post by Elcor)
    I can't see that graph, I'm on my phone and the Tab website is designed poorly. That's just something I had heard.
    See below. All other subjects had 0% fail rate.

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    "Results from 2014 show that just 0.6% of finalists failed their degree. In total 16 subjects received no fails whatsoever, including Architecture, Medical and Veterinary Sciences and Chemical Engineering.The most unsuccessful subjects were Theology, Engineering and Maths, although they only had a fail rate of 1.9%, 2.1% and 2.3% respectively."
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    :lol: we've all chosen our degrees now.

    Wouldn't really mind if my degree was the easiest if I enjoyed it, but if it was boring and easy then I'd probably not be happy.

    How hard can something be though? Like nothing we know now, is incomprehensible really

    Everyone can understand something I feel
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    (Original post by jneill)
    See below. All other subjects had 0% fail rate.

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    "Results from 2014 show that just 0.6% of finalists failed their degree. In total 16 subjects received no fails whatsoever, including Architecture, Medical and Veterinary Sciences and Chemical Engineering.The most unsuccessful subjects were Theology, Engineering and Maths, although they only had a fail rate of 1.9%, 2.1% and 2.3% respectively."
    Worth noting a couple of things for medicine:

    1) During third year, which is what I assume they're referring to for "finalists" as actual medical finals aren't graded, medics aren't technically doing "medicine," they're on their intercalated year. Some will be doing a pure NST Tripos, others will be doing their intercalated option as part of the "Biological and Biomedical Sciences" Tripos - the main differences from NatSci being that you do a literature-based dissertation instead of a research project, and you also take on a "minor subject" worth 1/6th of your grade. For a variety of reasons, the BBS students tend to get a lot of 2.1s but virtually no firsts. A few others will do totally different subjects and fall under their grades stats, I imagine.

    2)Although the Tripos failure rate for medics is very low, significantly higher numbers will fail their second MB papers, which have a higher pass mark. There are resits available, but if you fail those then you're out.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    See below. All other subjects had 0% fail rate.

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    "Results from 2014 show that just 0.6% of finalists failed their degree. In total 16 subjects received no fails whatsoever, including Architecture, Medical and Veterinary Sciences and Chemical Engineering.The most unsuccessful subjects were Theology, Engineering and Maths, although they only had a fail rate of 1.9%, 2.1% and 2.3% respectively."
    Thanks - I bet I'm the 1 in 50 for Engineering if I get in!

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    (Original post by Elcor)
    Thanks - I bet I'm the 1 in 50 for Engineering if I get in!

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    from what we've seen on here, i like your odds
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    (Original post by frigg113)
    from what we've seen on here, i like your odds
    I don't understand. Does that mean you want me to fail?
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    (Original post by Elcor)
    I don't understand. Does that mean you want me to fail?
    I dont want you to.. but your lack of comprehension is not under my control
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    :lol: we've all chosen our degrees now.

    Wouldn't really mind if my degree was the easiest if I enjoyed it, but if it was boring and easy then I'd probably not be happy.

    How hard can something be though? Like nothing we know now, is incomprehensible really

    Everyone can understand something I feel
    That's how I see it

    We shouldn't be doing degrees because they're hard.. we chose them because we enjoy the subject. This renders the entire degree difficulty thing moot because it really doesn't matter :eyebrow:

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    from what we've seen on here, i like your odds
    Bit mean
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    (Original post by frigg113)
    I dont want you to.. but your lack of comprehension is not under my control
    Why would you even say that? Not only is it completely unfounded but it's just plain mean.
    I'm not sure if you're at camb or a 2016 applicant but I really hope there aren't many people like you there


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    (Original post by cerlohee)
    Why would you even say that? Not only is it completely unfounded but it's just plain mean.
    I'm not sure if you're at camb or a 2016 applicant but I really hope there aren't many people like you there


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    Nice people attract nice people and crappy people are mean to others on the internet :^_^:
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    This thread is pretty crap now, frigg113 has brought so much negativity.

    Bad vibes...
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    (Original post by Elcor)
    This thread is pretty crap now, frigg113 has brought so much negativity.

    Bad vibes...
    He's just an internet warrior who gets a perverted kick from making others feel bad.

    We should migrate.
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    (Original post by Elcor)
    This thread is pretty crap now, frigg113 has brought so much negativity.

    Bad vibes...
    Feed off of it
 
 
 
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