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    I was just wondering who has the most irrelevant degree for joining the forces! I join the RAF as an air traffic controller in May and my degree is in Yacht Design! Surely that is a good start!
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    Haha!

    Love this idea.

    I don't want to take the glory away from him, but I know "pjblink" has a good one...

    I WAS going to take Media Production, before deciding Uni wasn't for me!
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    (Original post by big_pd)
    I was just wondering who has the most irrelevant degree for joining the forces! I join the RAF as an air traffic controller in May and my degree is in Yacht Design! Surely that is a good start!
    Classic degree.

    I was doing economics and politics so a bit relevent but im takin some time out atm and doing my RCB soon
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    (Original post by big_pd)
    I was just wondering who has the most irrelevant degree for joining the forces! I join the RAF as an air traffic controller in May and my degree is in Yacht Design! Surely that is a good start!
    I remember one of the boarding Officers telling my group about you in the bar, and laughing at the subject of your degree
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    Mine WILL be in sound technology.
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    (Original post by big_pd)
    I was just wondering who has the most irrelevant degree for joining the forces! I join the RAF as an air traffic controller in May and my degree is in Yacht Design! Surely that is a good start!
    I think that actually sounds like a fun degree!!!

    I'm doing a history degree, which may sound sensible, but every person in the RAF i've encoutered looks surprised that i'm going in as a WSO - they all think that with a history degree I should be an admin officer!!!
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    Yacht design? What kind of stuff do you learn in that :confused:
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    (Original post by brimstone)
    Yacht design? What kind of stuff do you learn in that :confused:
    I'm guessing the designing of Yachts.
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    (Original post by big_pd)
    I was just wondering who has the most irrelevant degree for joining the forces! I join the RAF as an air traffic controller in May and my degree is in Yacht Design! Surely that is a good start!
    Genius! I love the sound of that. Half of mine is useless, in Chemistry, but the other half is French, which is great for WSOp(L). No one can ever figure out (me included) how I went from that degree to being a bank manager!

    How do they get 3 years out of yacht deisgn?
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    (Original post by DPM)
    I'm guessing the designing of Yachts.
    Yes, but you can't spend three years just designing yachts can you?
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    (Original post by DPM)
    I'm guessing the designing of Yachts.
    LMAO! saracstic ****.

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    Genius! I love the sound of that. Half of mine is useless, in Chemistry, but the other half is French, which is great for WSOp(L). No one can ever figure out (me included) how I went from that degree to being a bank manager!

    How do they get 3 years out of yacht deisgn?
    Big ones and little ones?
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    Historical Geography ie something of a whizz with medieval field systems, dating hedgerows, the layout of villages in the landscape, the effects of the industrial revolution on the English agrarian system and for a bit of overseas excitement, Hausemann's design of Parisien boulevards.

    The relevance?- who cares?

    The result? - cadetship as a PI, immediate transfer to GD(N) when the branch opened to women - career in the RAF
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    I am assuming it would be difficult to design yachts, they could always sink if you designed a crap one
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    (Original post by brimstone)
    Yes, but you can't spend three years just designing yachts can you?
    Yacht design sounds like fluid and aero dynamics overload!
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    Ahh yes now, sam cheers for the build up! Mine is very specific, and of course, very irrellevant. I'm just about to graduate from a Forensic Biology degree

    I had great fun explaining where the hell the link between DNA and the RAF was, but well it seemed to work! Off to OASC in the summer.
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    If I had gone to Uni, whilst I was at college, I was looking at Japanese and Japanese Studies.... possibly Japanese History. That wouldn't really be all that relevent either, eh?
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    japanese history, well that would teach you why not to drop nuclear bombs on countries, my friend who speaks Japanese found himself posted to iraq fresh out of sandhurst and as he was one of not very many ie 1 who could communicate with the japanese troops out there making him one extremely useful 2lt quickly promoted up to temp cpt and dealing with high level officers, not bad for the career prospects and cv.

    My degree is in geog whihc is totally boring, uneventuful and probably even more useless, not quite as random as yacht design, thats quite impressive and i bet it's a good talking point.
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    Yacht design is basically a degree in physics and maths with a few pretty pictures. You spend loads of time calculating the stresses on certain mnaterials, doing aquadynamics and stability of marine vehicles.

    I thought 3 years was not enough. Considering architercts take 7 years to do there degree. Also yacht design covers powerboats, sailing yachts and big ****ing tankers!

    Good fun though. It's all part of my plan to get into the RAF sailing team!
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    (Original post by big_pd)
    Yacht design is basically a degree in physics and maths with a few pretty pictures. You spend loads of time calculating the stresses on certain mnaterials, doing aquadynamics and stability of marine vehicles.

    I thought 3 years was not enough. Considering architercts take 7 years to do there degree. Also yacht design covers powerboats, sailing yachts and big ****ing tankers!

    Good fun though. It's all part of my plan to get into the RAF sailing team!
    Darn it....I knew there was more to it than just drawing pretty pictures of boats.
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    Not as specialised as big_pd, but if i was into yacht design i would be his boss:p:

    Design Management, it was fun and i enjoy the questioning looks:rolleyes:
 
 
 
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