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    So I'm going to be applying for uni this year I am wondering how practical I need to be in order to do electrical or chemical engineering.
    Should I consider doing a pure science degree instead or would I be ok.
    Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
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    So I'm going to be applying for uni this year I am wondering how practical I need to be in order to do electrical or chemical engineering.
    I got a C for my physics practical.(A overall at AS)
    Should I consider doing a pure science degree instead or would I be ok.
    Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
    Chemical Engineering is about applying scientific concepts. If you're good with applications, then go for it.

    I'm sure it's not really the practical aspects of the course that people have difficulty with. However the course consists of about 50% practicals and if you dislike practical work, engineering may not be the career for you.

    Physics ISAs really do not test practical skills (from my knowledge) so you have nothing to worry about.

    I suggest you do some research on the course structure at different universities to give you some idea as to whether you'd be suited.

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