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    I have been to a lot of courses with the topic of theoretical physics and I was thinking of writing everything I learned in my personal statement but I can't think of anything that I can relate with aeronautical engineering.

    Anyone got any ideas? Anything would be fine as long i can expand from it

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    (Original post by CookieHero)
    I have been to a lot of courses with the topic of theoretical physics and I was thinking of writing everything I learned in my personal statement but I can't think of anything that I can relate with aeronautical engineering.

    Anyone got any ideas? Anything would be fine as long i can expand from it

    thanks
    Such courses may have provided a solid understanding of the basic physics that underpins engineering, which is certainly useful.

    But if the courses aren't relevant, you don't have to include them in your PS, or discuss them in much detail. You're very unlikely to get penalised for doing so unless you are giving the impression that you think that aeronautical engineering is all about black holes and quantum tunnelling.
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    (Original post by Smack)
    Such courses may have provided a solid understanding of the basic physics that underpins engineering, which is certainly useful.

    But if the courses aren't relevant, you don't have to include them in your PS, or discuss them in much detail. You're very unlikely to get penalised for doing so unless you are giving the impression that you think that aeronautical engineering is all about black holes and quantum tunnelling.
    Well there were limited courses I could take and these were the only ones. Can I say that I participated because I had the passion of learning very challenging topics in the field of physics, and follow up with aeronautical engineering by explaining some books I've read, saying how hard and interesting it is and then conclude by comparing the two explaining that I could learn anything as long as it is a challenge and intriguing showing my enthusiasm and versatility blah blah blah...something like that. (sorry for the bad grammar)
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    You're overcomplicating things a bit. Just say how they show your interest in physics in general, engineering schools know that there's not a whole lot out there for younger people to get involved with engineering outside of programming so they're not too fussed, 99-100% of your application is going to be based on your grades and your interview if applying for Oxbridge/Imperial.
 
 
 
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