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    So im at UoB, almost finished first year of mech eng and i hate the course, i want to switch to chem eng but the issue is i didnt do chemistry at A level, i did Maths, Physics and Business Studies but i got straight A's in them so do you think not having chemistry A level be an issue or nah?
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    it obviously will be an issue if the last time you did chemistry was at GCSE and you want to now study elements of it at degree-level. however, a course like aeronautical, electrical, or civil engineering could certainly be doable, i reckon
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    Some chemical engineering courses don't ask for chemistry at A-level provided you've done maths and physics, so check if Birmingham actually has it for the entry requirements.

    Alternatively, there is the option of a foundation year for Chem eng at Birmingham (which I'm currently on so if you've any questions feel free to pm me).
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    (Original post by goodwinning)
    Some chemical engineering courses don't ask for chemistry at A-level provided you've done maths and physics, so check if Birmingham actually has it for the entry requirements.

    Alternatively, there is the option of a foundation year for Chem eng at Birmingham (which I'm currently on so if you've any questions feel free to pm me).
    yeh UoB have it as a requirement but ive been told that they do have leverage on it but im not too sure, i'll probably have to ask admissions.

    Regarding foundation year its probably a waste of time and money for me because i already have A in maths and physics a levels, i could just take a gap year and do chemistry a level in a gap year instead but i really dont want to as i have already wasted this year.
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    But what if you don't end up liking ChemEng?
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    (Original post by JustDynamite)
    But what if you don't end up liking ChemEng?
    Na theres plenty of girls there to keep me going, not so much in mech eng as the girls there are pretty much guys.
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    (Original post by saeed9741)
    Na theres plenty of girls there to keep me going, not so much in mech eng as the girls there are pretty much guys.
    loool the best reason to change course
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    (Original post by saeed9741)
    Na theres plenty of girls there to keep me going, not so much in mech eng as the girls there are pretty much guys.
    Lol if you wanted a course with girls in it why did you pick MechEng in the first place?
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    (Original post by JustDynamite)
    Lol if you wanted a course with girls in it why did you pick MechEng in the first place?
    because while the girls are important, one must not lower himself to a joke degree just for the sake of them, i could easily have done psychology, sociology, business related course etc... but then i would be doing a disservice to my intelligence.
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    (Original post by saeed9741)
    because while the girls are important, one must not lower himself to a joke degree just for the sake of them, i could easily have done psychology, sociology, business related course etc... but then i would be doing a disservice to my intelligence.
    Ah I see, but do a lot of girls generally pick ChemEng?
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    (Original post by JustDynamite)
    Ah I see, but do a lot of girls generally pick ChemEng?
    lol no, compared to other engineering degrees maybe
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    (Original post by JustDynamite)
    Ah I see, but do a lot of girls generally pick ChemEng?
    yes lol, we had a shared module with them this year and the vast majority of girls there where from chem eng and not mech/civil
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    (Original post by Daniel9998)
    lol no, compared to other engineering degrees maybe
    the gender disparity between mech/civil and chem eng was huge lol.
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    (Original post by saeed9741)
    yes lol, we had a shared module with them this year and the vast majority of girls there where from chem eng and not mech/civil
    Interesting, maybe ask if there is some way to prove that you have enough chemistry knowledge to switch to the course.
 
 
 
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