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    I'm currently studying Forensic Science and A level chemistry both of which I love. I've started looking at University's for next year and have been interested in Keele that offers dual honour where I can combine these two yet I'm not 100% sure about a dual honours course.

    If your doing two subjects is it double the work, like doing two single honours or do you only cover half as much as you would doing one on its own. Ultimately is it worth it?
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    (Original post by Moustasha_)
    I'm currently studying Forensic Science and A level chemistry both of which I love. I've started looking at University's for next year and have been interested in Keele that offers dual honour where I can combine these two yet I'm not 100% sure about a dual honours course.

    If your doing two subjects is it double the work, like doing two single honours or do you only cover half as much as you would doing one on its own. Ultimately is it worth it?
    With joint honours, you wouldn't cover as many modules as you would if you took single honours in either subject.

    It depends what you ultimately want to become, as you might be able to specialise at post-grad level for what you want to do for a career.
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    I'm in a similar situation where I'm torn between maths and physics, I fear if I do a physics and maths degree I will be a sort of jack of all trades master of none :s


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    I'm in a similar situation where I'm torn between maths and physics, I fear if I do a physics and maths degree I will be a sort of jack of all trades master of none :s


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    I had the same dilemma, did the first year of the course and found it also twice as much work! I decided that I just didn't have the same passion for both subjects and chose to follow Physics. Very glad I did! I think maybe sometimes it's good to just try it out for a year (if there's the possibility to transfer out like I did - all I missed out on was an optional astro course), and see what you prefer. I mean do you want to do this course to be a theoretical physicist, or a mathmo with an interest in applied physics
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    I had the same dilemma, did the first year of the course and found it also twice as much work! I decided that I just didn't have the same passion for both subjects and chose to follow Physics. Very glad I did! I think maybe sometimes it's good to just try it out for a year (if there's the possibility to transfer out like I did - all I missed out on was an optional astro course), and see what you prefer. I mean do you want to do this course to be a theoretical physicist, or a mathmo with an interest in applied physics
    Just out of interest, where do you study and what is it like?



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    (Original post by RickyB)
    Just out of interest, where do you study and what is it like?



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    I graduated already but Durham, and the Physics was fantastic. Loved it! Maths was good but I can't remember really it was pretty much 5 years ago now
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    I graduated already but Durham, and the Physics was fantastic. Loved it! Maths was good but I can't remember really it was pretty much 5 years ago now
    Just realised that I asked you another question on another thread, whoops


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    (Original post by RickyB)
    Just realised that I asked you another question on another thread, whoops


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    hahah, yeah I just saw! No worries.
    I took a year out between my MPhys and PhD (starting in Oct) to do some travelling and internships and stuff Trying a few different things. It's been nice to have a break and figure things out!
 
 
 
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