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    So, my favourite subject at school has always been History. I am fascinated by past events and nothing is more interesting than a documentary on the Cold War or the British Empire.

    However, I didn't decide to do a degree in History because it doesn't lead to a career.

    Since I'm good at maths, and I like history, I eventually decided to apply for economics which I'll be starting at Leeds this year.

    So, my question is:

    What was your favourite subject at school:
    What subject did you study at university:
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    Favourite subject at school was Geography

    Studied Maths (Undegrad), Finance and Econometrics (Postgrad) and Economics (PhD)

    But I really like Finance and even applied maths (like optimisation, cryptography), so it's still good.
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    Favourite subject in school was probably German or Maths. RP was pretty fun too but that was more down to my teacher than the subject. I did A level Maths and hated it. Ended up doing a Sociology degree but dropped out after the first semester. Going back to uni in September to do a degree in Modern Languages (German, Dutch and Russian).
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    My favourite subject was music. I did two music degrees* and am on my third one now :musicus:

    *I was under the £3K tuition fees system though. I would have most likely done English Lit if I'd had to pay £9K per year in tuition fees
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    Maths & Maths
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    At school my favorite lesson was History.

    Decided to study Politics/Economics at university.

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    I loved doing IT at school.

    Soon to be starting a degree in Computer Science next year at University of Essex
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    My favourite subject was business studies, followed by maths.

    I did a degree in Accounting and Management.
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    I can't remember having a favourite subject at school - I liked pretty much all of them. Out of my A-Levels my favrouite, and the one I was best at was Law, but I went on to do English BA and Modern Literature MA.
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    Favourite school subjects: Art and Physics

    Degree subject: Geology (I dropped Art after GCSE, I scraped a C - love the subject but I'm just not very good at it. I was good enough at Physics to understand that I'd find university study of it would remove my enjoyment and I knew I wanted to do something completely new at university so....rocks it was)
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    History was my favourite subject at school and I did a history degree. I'm also about to start an MSt with the intention of doing a DPhil. History degrees can lead to many careers (which are not necessarily teaching either!) Personally, I didn't want to pay so much money for a degree that wouldn't have been my first choice purely because I was told another would have 'better' career prospects.
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    Physics was my favourite subject, and I did a degree in theoretical astrophysics. Now going on to do a masters in mathematics. If I could start my degree again, I'd possibly consider doing a degree in applied mathematics rather than theoretical physics, though they are basically the same thing I'd like to have done a little more mathematics in my undergraduate degree.
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    Maths and Chemistry were my favourite at school. Did a biology degree.

    I realised that maths at a good uni would be too hardcore for me (and I particularly liked statistics). Chemistry was just too dry for me.
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    Maths, Maths.
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    Drama...although I also like English, Biology, RE and History. Hopefully become a dentist and part-time actor...finished GCSEs currently.
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    Mathemateg a Mathemateg
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    French was my favourite subject but also my worst! I did a Maths degree but I still learn French, so no regrets
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    I loved science at school and want to study biology or biochemistry at uni
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    I loved History for 5 and a half out of 7 years, but I loved both years of Economics, so probably the latter, although I'm better at History.

    I'm doing Egyptology with Chinese at university!
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