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    I have take Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Design&Technology for a-level but have now realised that I want to do engineering, can I still get into an engineering degree?
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    (Original post by Gregory's Girl)
    I have take Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Design&Technology for a-level but have now realised that I want to engineering, can I still get into an engineering degree?
    You can because of your current subjects but don't expect to go anywhere great.
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    (Original post by Gregory's Girl)
    I have take Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Design&Technology for a-level but have now realised that I want to do engineering, can I still get into an engineering degree?
    Yes but it does restrict you. E.g. you can do Civil at UCL. And there's a few ChemEng without physics I think.

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    i recommend you look at edinburgh's 5 year engineering degree course. it doesn't require physics because they teach it from scratch. alternatively you could do a foundation year.
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    (Original post by Gregory's Girl)
    I have take Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Design&Technology for a-level but have now realised that I want to do engineering, can I still get into an engineering degree?
    Just take a year off and write physics alone and apply after. You don't wanna go to a rubbish uni.
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    Yes but you will be a bit limited and it would put at a disadvantage with applying to people with it.
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    Yes but it does restrict you. E.g. you can do Civil at UCL. And there's a few ChemEng without physics I think.

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    Most unis you can get into without physics for civil.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Yes but it does restrict you. E.g. you can do Civil at UCL. And there's a few ChemEng without physics I think.

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    Why are you spreading untrue information? I have an AAA offer from Manchester for Eng and don't even do Phy/Chem/Bio.
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    (Original post by GeologyMaths)
    Why are you spreading untrue information? I have an AAA offer from Manchester for Eng and don't even do Phy/Chem/Bio.
    Which specialisation?

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    (Original post by jneill)
    Which specialisation?

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    Petroleum baby
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    (Original post by GeologyMaths)
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    So where's the misinformation? Choices are more limited without Physics. Fact. I didn't say impossible.

    I even said to look at ChemEng.


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    It may not be wise to get a degree in petroleum engineering now...
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    There are a few good unis that do things like mech eng without physics (Nottingham uni, Sheffield, Birmingham, Manchester providing you do m1 and m2). I emailed a few and they recommend you take up first year physics or further maths next year and mention it in your reference.

    Others like civil and chem are fine for you to do without physics in most unis but not all. Just check entry requirements and email them if you have any problems.
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    (Original post by ServantOfMorgoth)
    It may not be wise to get a degree in petroleum engineering now...
    Not true. Oil prices will most likely rise back up and they can get other jobs with their degree like in finance.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    So where's the misinformation? Choices are more limited without Physics. Fact. I didn't say impossible.

    I even said to look at ChemEng.


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    Your first post for me did sound like as if you were saying that the restriction is quite significant. Majority of courses do not require it but its usually under the list of subjects where it requires one.
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    (Original post by alldayniqqa)
    There are a few good unis that do things like mech eng without physics (Nottingham uni, Sheffield, Birmingham, Manchester providing you do m1 and m2). I emailed a few and they recommend you take up first year physics or further maths next year and mention it in your reference.

    Others like civil and chem are fine for you to do without physics in most unis but not all. Just check entry requirements and email them if you have any problems.
    What sort of rubbish mechanical engineering degree would they be giving if they've never been exposed to physics! Just mechanics from maths? What about the electrical aspects in mechanical engineering? ??

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    (Original post by alldayniqqa)
    Not true. Oil prices will most likely rise back up and they can get other jobs with their degree like in finance.
    Not necessarily + it's unstable + there are initiatives to move away from the dependence on oil and gas.
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    (Original post by ServantOfMorgoth)
    What sort of rubbish mechanical engineering degree would they be giving if they've never been exposed to physics! Just mechanics from maths? What about the electrical aspects in mechanical engineering? ??

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    But what about people who didn't choose physics in A level? I made the wrong choices and I'm pretty lucky there are some universities like this that still accept you without physics. Plus I am pretty sure they will go over the basics at the beginning of the course.

    It is also why they recommend you try and do AS physics in your second year at college so you still have basic knowledge.
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    (Original post by ServantOfMorgoth)
    Not necessarily + it's unstable + there are initiatives to move away from the dependence on oil and gas.
    Yes. I'm just saying its not a worthless degree considering you can still get employed in other sectors.
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    (Original post by alldayniqqa)
    But what about people who didn't choose physics in A level? I made the wrong choices and I'm pretty lucky there are some universities like this that still accept you without physics. Plus I am pretty sure they will go over the basics at the beginning of the course.

    It is also why they recommend you try and do AS physics in your second year at college so you still have basic knowledge.
    Well as I told the other person... you can take a gap year and do physics...and no they don't go over the basics, if they do its done in maybe 5 -10 mins in the first class.

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    (Original post by jneill)
    So where's the misinformation? Choices are more limited without Physics. Fact. I didn't say impossible.

    I even said to look at ChemEng.


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    It is misinformation. As long as you have M1 & M2, most if not all of Manchester's Engineering programs will take you on. Not to talk of other unis
 
 
 
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