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    hi guys, im looking to take a physics uni course, i see at uni unlike college you can do it with either theoretical physics, philosophy,maths or astrophysics, my question is what would be the best course to take with it i like the idea of astrophysics but would theoretical physics be a better combination? cheers
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    The main problem is that you would have to define what you mean by better. For me, better is a course that has a much greater emphasis on mathematical/theoretical physics but I know some people who would think the exact opposite.
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    Depends what you're interested in. There is no outright 'best' option. I'm really interested in space and always wanted to do astrophysics so that's what I chose but as the poster above said, they prefer the theoretical side so they chose that. Have a look at the specific modules you have to choose from at the uni's you're looking at and pick which course has the most things you're interested in. Or just go for straight Physics because most of them let you pick and choose the modules you want from across all the different specialisms.
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    sorry guys i realised i didnt give enough information, im very interested in space but i thought maybe the maths would help me more? but i feel i may choose astro as i find space fascinating. But heard taking the maths as well would help me
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    (Original post by rolfe2013)
    sorry guys i realised i didnt give enough information, im very interested in space but i thought maybe the maths would help me more? but i feel i may choose astro as i find space fascinating. But heard taking the maths as well would help me

    If you prefer the astrophysics option you should do that as there will be a lot of maths with whatever option you choose, all physics degrees,will have a lot of maths in so you don't need to specifically choose more maths modules
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    (Original post by kmlnj9483)
    If you prefer the astrophysics option you should do that as there will be a lot of maths with whatever option you choose, all physics degrees,will have a lot of maths in so you don't need to specifically choose more maths modules

    Thank you for your help, yeah I think I will do that then, cant wait for university alot of work but very rewarding
 
 
 
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