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    I need some help with my grammar for my personal statement . I am writing that I would like the opportunity to explore further areas of science such as chemistry , neuroscience and genetics . Do chemistry neuroscience and genetics need capital letters?
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    (Original post by lfcrules)
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    I need some help with my grammar for my personal statement . I am writing that I would like the opportunity to explore further areas of science such as chemistry , neuroscience and genetics . Do chemistry neuroscience and genetics need capital letters?
    Surely They Do
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    No, they do not


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    No, they do not


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    Are there any rules for that? I thought at least Chemistry would have to start with a capital letter
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    When it comes to academic subjects, only languages need capital letters.


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    (Original post by lascelles)
    When it comes to academic subjects, only languages need capital letters.


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    Hmm, I hope that's not to emphasise the importance of Languages over the Sciences
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    No, it's because it's referring to a country and is a proper noun.


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    Either/or is my area of science only names or geographical locations are capitalised generally. But in your case it wouldn't be wrong to and it wouldn't be not wrong to.
 
 
 
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