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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    Brah hes clearly blind if he thinks such a thing. Even his lovely subject Chemistry requires a significant amount of maths post a-level.
    It just gets really irritating now when people **** off maths for no reason. :sigh: I mean, why maths? It's so fundamental to everything and yet no other subject gets nearly as much hate. :sigh:
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    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    I doubt I'm even going to get an offer since its already competitive there. Hopefully I don't have to either, but I do actually love chemistry as well. Where else are you planning on applying?

    Wouldn't imagine chemistry to be large there, at least I know now
    France, Germany and Italy is where the chemistry is at, and always has been at really.

    I'm looking at Warwick, Bristol, and possibly Durham, Oxford, Imperial, Edinburgh, Manchester, but I'm not really sure. Some of those choices may be very optimistic to say the least.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Yes, extremely random for someone to want to speak French :lol:

    Forgot about that :facepalm: forgot everything about French
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    It just gets really irritating now when people **** off maths for no reason. :sigh: I mean, why maths? It's so fundamental to everything and yet no other subject gets nearly as much hate. :sigh:
    I was only jostling guys. I do like maths.

    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    I doubt I'm even going to get an offer since its already competitive there. Hopefully I don't have to either, but I do actually love chemistry as well. Where else are you planning on applying?

    Wouldn't imagine chemistry to be large there, at least I know now
    Durham chem actually has quite a high offer percentage.
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    It just gets really irritating now when people **** off maths for no reason. :sigh: I mean, why maths? It's so fundamental to everything and yet no other subject gets nearly as much hate. :sigh:
    Because people are generally **** at it, or are scared of it...

    When you don't understand something, you generally just hate on it instead of trying to comprehend it. That's human nature
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    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    Forgot about that :facepalm: forgot everything about French
    Mange tout, mange tout.
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    (Original post by Lucy96)
    Haha you don't seem stupid at all, I'd have no clue if I hadn't looked into it! It's just the study of primates using fossils etc I have...weird interests

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    What made you want to go into paleoanthropology?
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Because people are generally **** at it, or are scared of it...

    When you don't understand something, you generally just hate on it instead of trying to comprehend it. That's human nature
    Nah, I'm buyst at it bro.

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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    It just gets really irritating now when people **** off maths for no reason. :sigh: I mean, why maths? It's so fundamental to everything and yet no other subject gets nearly as much hate. :sigh:
    I know right. Maths is actually incredibly useful in finance as I saw at my time in the Bank of England, they had integrals, differentiation and all of the other pure maths content applied to finance scenarios. Also when I read the music of the primes I heard about the importance of prime numbers for cracking German codes during the War by Turing and the recent security and code breaking applications of Prime numbers for RSA codes or something (can't remember).

    Regardless all I'm saying is people who say maths is useless clearly have not read outside the a-level syllabus, through reading FLT, A mathematician's apology and the music of the primes I've being given dozens of examples where mathematics (and mathematicians) is(are) useful. I think it's derived from the idea at GCSE, I remember lots of people in my maths class saying ''when am I ever going to use algebra in my life?'' and I suppose that has carried on post GCSE

    Give maths some slack geez
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    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    Forgot about that :facepalm: forgot everything about French
    :mmm:

    Germany - I can't speak German yet.
    Italy - I don't have an official qualification.

    So French is the way to go :ahee:
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    (Original post by CJG21)
    What courses are you looking at?
    Chemical Engineering with Industrial Experience 4 years (MEng) at Manchester

    Chemical Engineering with Industry 5 years (MEng) at Birmingham

    Also considering Cambridge via Natural Sciences, Bath and Nottingham.

    You?

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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Note: I'm going into Year 12 this year

    :erm: at the moment it's chemistry of some sort with a language (French)
    Ohhhh okay sorry! That's cool, you'll probably get to study abroad for a year/semester
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    (Original post by CJG21)
    I was only jostling guys. I do like maths.
    :yy:

    On the topic of Durham chem though, to my knowledge Chemistry is one of the more under-subscribed courses hence there's quite a high offer percentage, even at institutions like Durham and Oxford.
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    (Original post by WannaGetAnA)
    Ohhhh okay sorry! That's cool, you'll probably get to study abroad for a year/semester
    A year hopefully!
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    (Original post by x-Sophie-x)
    Chemical Engineering with Industrial Experience 4 years (MEng) at Manchester

    Chemical Engineering with Industry 5 years (MEng) at Birmingham

    Also considering Cambridge via Natural Sciences, Bath and Nottingham.

    You?

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    I want to do chem. Manchester looks fantastic, didn't like Nottingham though.

    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    :yy:

    On the topic of Durham chem though, to my knowledge Chemistry is one of the more under-subscribed courses hence there's quite a high offer percentage, even at institutions like Durham and Oxford.
    It's the least competitive science I believe. Plus, entry requirements are much lower than for physics and maths at most places.
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    :yy:

    On the topic of Durham chem though, to my knowledge Chemistry is one of the more under-subscribed courses hence there's quite a high offer percentage, even at institutions like Durham and Oxford.
    I was told 95% of Oxford applicants get interviews.
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    University Courses!
    Hi Usy, I left my details on page 14 but I forgot to quote you initially:

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...1#post44048811

    Will.
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    (Original post by CJG21)
    France, Germany and Italy is where the chemistry is at, and always has been at really.

    I'm looking at Warwick, Bristol, and possibly Durham, Oxford, Imperial, Edinburgh, Manchester, but I'm not really sure. Some of those choices may be very optimistic to say the least.

    Not surprised with Germany being on that list all, I knew they were very big on it.
    Those are all good choices, although its always good to be optimistic I guess
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    (Original post by CJG21)
    I was told 95% of Oxford applicants get interviews.
    Hmmm. :beard: I don't quite think that's to say they'd give out offers to everyone though. This isn't chem but it's another pretty under-subscribed course (Classics) - this guy in the year above me, really smart guy, quite articulate as well, the kind of person you'd think would be really good at interviews. He applied for Classics at Oxford and didn't get a place in the end, everyone was like :lolwut:
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    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    Not surprised with Germany being on that list all, I knew they were very big on it.
    Those are all good choices, although its always good to be optimistic I guess
    Hmm... I don't think I'd get offers from any of them though.

    And there's been some top German chemists, Meitner, Rontgen etc...
 
 
 
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