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    I am currently at Warwick, in my first year doing psychology. However, I'm not particularly enjoying it. It has been really slow, with a lot of A-level recap. It has got me down a lot this year, and I have ended up barely going to any lectures. When I do, I don't find them particularly interesting.
    I think I find the brain module the most interesting, because it is biology and the most "scientific." I don't really like social psychology or developmental, the theories of socialising etc. The theories really irritate me actually. I thought I would like statistics, I like maths, but it is pretty dull. And then I can't stand research methods and using SPSS, which is really important module in psychology. I don't enjoy taking part in research studies, and I'm not looking forward to carrying out my own research. I've realised that everything in psychology comes down to correlations, and that you cannot be sure of anything. I haven't been very motivated to work this year, and so I am getting very average grades, but hoping to pull it up with exams. I generally feel like i'm not getting much out of the course, and that I am not actually learning much. Going into a career in psychology or doing further research doesn't really interest me.
    I am thinking about transferring to do an English course next year, still at Warwick. But I'm really unsure. It sounds more creative, and in depth, (psychology is very surface level), and it was always my favourite subject at school. It is highly rated here at Warwick, too, higher in the league tables than psychology.
    However I have so so many doubts. I'm worried that I wouldn't be good at it. I was good at it at school and at AS, but then I had to drop it to move schools at A2. And it has just been so long since I have done it. I'm currently missing doing something creative, but I'm worried if i switch to English i will miss the maths and science in psychology. I'm more of an all-rounder than a specific - subject person. I chose psychology because it had maths, science and essays, and because it was my best a-level, but that's probably because it was my easiest one with the lowest grade boundaries.
    It's stupid but I'm quite insecure of my course, and my boyfriend does maths which way harder. I don't want to change to English and feel insecure that it isn't a good subject. It's stupid, I know.
    I think I would like to be an English teacher though. and I like writing. Moreso than reading.
    Another thing is that I'm doing an English module at the moment, and I'm really struggling it. IT's on Epic poems, and people in english say it;s a hard module. I joined late and started off behind, stopped going to seminars, and now am lost. I'm hoping it's just because of that, and that I would enjoy the course.
    Another thing is exams - it's a lot easier to revise science and do the exams, than do an essay based exam, but I guess that there is coursework and stuff.

    So yeah. Sorry this is so long. I know that I need to decide myself, but I wondered what people's thoughts are?
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    You can't afford to choose another subject and not like it. Student finance lets everyone have one false start, but you won't get another. If you're going to do another degree then you have to be absolutely sure it's the right subject.

    You sound very indecisive, perhaps you should consider leaving after your first year and taking a gap year to properly think about your options. If you don't like studying just one subject, why not combine English with maths/science? Or maybe do a Liberal Arts /flexible honours degree where you can, within reason, tailor your degree to match your interests.
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    You can't afford to choose another subject and not like it. Student finance lets everyone have one false start, but you won't get another. If you're going to do another degree then you have to be absolutely sure it's the right subject.

    You sound very indecisive, perhaps you should consider leaving after your first year and taking a gap year to properly think about your options. If you don't like studying just one subject, why not combine English with maths/science? Or maybe do a Liberal Arts /flexible honours degree where you can, within reason, tailor your degree to match your interests.
    hmm I'm not keen on taking a gap year and thinking about it for longer. I think the only place I could do that is at Newcastle, but it is quite far away and I'm settled at my uni now - ish.
 
 
 
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