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    (Original post by samdavyson)
    What do you want to do?
    I don't know for sure yet. Maybe consultancy, or town planning.
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    (Original post by Aimée123)
    I don't know for sure yet. Maybe consultancy, or town planning.
    Why are you doing a geography degree if you want to do consultancy.
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    (Original post by Aimée123)
    I don't know for sure yet. Maybe consultancy, or town planning.
    Would that be like doing real life decision making papers for a career?
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    (Original post by CKS)
    Why are you doing a geography degree if you want to do consultancy.
    Because I love Geography, and want to study it a higher level.
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    (Original post by samdavyson)
    Would that be like doing real life decision making papers for a career?
    "As you'd expect, town planners oversee the development of an entire town or region. This means thinking big! They must understand the needs of a local environment, economy and population and how to make it gel into a pleasant place to live and work. Planning can be very rewarding as it has a major impact on the environment in which everyone lives and works."
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    "As you'd expect, town planners oversee the development of an entire town or region. This means thinking big! They must understand the needs of a local environment, economy and population and how to make it gel into a pleasant place to live and work. Planning can be very rewarding as it has a major impact on the environment in which everyone lives and works."
    So on a large, much more complex scale.... yes?
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    (Original post by samdavyson)
    So on a large, much more complex scale.... yes?
    Pretty much.
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    (Original post by Aimée123)
    Pretty much.
    Sounds fun.
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    (Original post by Aimée123)
    I don't know for sure yet. Maybe consultancy, or town planning.
    hey u shud also look into financial careers. with all the advanced data handling and statistics interpreting we do in geog it makes us great candidates for a job in accounting or something similar. in fact, a REAL statistic about ppl with geog degrees is that they are often recruited by insurance companies as they are needed to help estimate damage claims from natural disasters. by far this sort of thing makes insurance companies pay out billions to cover the costs of the damage. so they are willing to pay top dollar to geog ppl who know how to help them.
    good luck with ur ps.
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    hey u shud also look into financial careers. with all the advanced data handling and statistics interpreting we do in geog it makes us great candidates for a job in accounting or something similar. in fact, a REAL statistic about ppl with geog degrees is that they are often recruited by insurance companies as they are needed to help estimate damage claims from natural disasters. by far this sort of thing makes insurance companies pay out billions to cover the costs of the damage. so they are willing to pay top dollar to geog ppl who know how to help them.
    good luck with ur ps.
    Thanks very much! Where do you study geog?
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    (Original post by Aimée123)
    Thanks very much! Where do you study geog?
    lol sorry i dont study it im about to start A2 but im thinking of doin geog. everyone in my family is a doctor of sumkind so when i said i wanted to do geog instead of medicine it was like a joke. still is. and to everyone else. but i'll have the last larf when a giant volcano explodes or a asteroids hits us. THEN WHOS GOIN TO GIVE THE ESTIMATE????? MOO HOO HAR HAR HARRRRR!!!!!!!!!
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    lol sorry i dont study it im about to start A2 but im thinking of doin geog. everyone in my family is a doctor of sumkind so when i said i wanted to do geog instead of medicine it was like a joke. still is. and to everyone else. but i'll have the last larf when a giant volcano explodes or a asteroids hits us. THEN WHOS GOIN TO GIVE THE ESTIMATE????? MOO HOO HAR HAR HARRRRR!!!!!!!!!
    It annoys me how a lot of people see it as a joke subject. I thinkit's probably the most challenging and relevant subject I study. You're in my year too then I defo think you should do geog!
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    (Original post by Aimée123)
    It annoys me how a lot of people see it as a joke subject. I thinkit's probably the most challenging and relevant subject I study. You're in my year too then I defo think you should do geog!
    well im not sure anymore. its just that we can only write a UCAS ps for one subject, and i'm more inclined to do economics. the whole hunger for a geog degree has been a recent development. i'll see how it goes.
    anyhoo u shud keep on with geog. it is a demanding subject, as the AS course was tuff for me. and as i said the employment aspects are fabulous!!! even if i do economics or geog i'll prob end up with the job i want.
    BUT GEOGRAPHY IS SOOOOOOO MUCH BETTER!!! :mad:
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    well im not sure anymore. its just that we can only write a UCAS ps for one subject, and i'm more inclined to do economics. the whole hunger for a geog degree has been a recent development. i'll see how it goes.
    anyhoo u shud keep on with geog. it is a demanding subject, as the AS course was tuff for me. and as i said the employment aspects are fabulous!!! even if i do economics or geog i'll prob end up with the job i want.
    BUT GEOGRAPHY IS SOOOOOOO MUCH BETTER!!! :mad:
    I used to want to do economics too, but at degree level it becomes very mathematical, which is what put me off. Good luck with your decision though
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    BUT GEOGRAPHY IS SOOOOOOO MUCH BETTER!!! :mad:
    Wooooooo! Go you!
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    Wooooooo! Go you!
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    (Original post by Aimée123)
    I used to want to do economics too, but at degree level it becomes very mathematical, which is what put me off. Good luck with your decision though
    well i suppose the simple option is to do a joint in geog AND economics. then its the best of both worlds innit?!?!
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    well i suppose the simple option is to do a joint in geog AND economics. then its the best of both worlds innit?!?!
    Yep
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    (Original post by Aimée123)
    indeed, us geog ppl must stick together. for when the asteroid strikes we will be the only ones left to bare the burden of humanity.
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    indeed, us geog must stick together. for when the asteroid strikes we will be the only ones left to bare the burden of humanity.
    Hehe, couldn't agree more
 
 
 
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