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    So I love both art (writing, and music) and science, specifically psychology and neuroscience. But I can't decide which type of course to take at uni.

    Is it worth taking an arts course at uni? Should I take a gap year before I decide? Any advice on how I should know which course I should take would be appreciated.
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    (Original post by Larentia)
    So I love both art (writing, and music) and science, specifically psychology and neuroscience. But I can't decide which type of course to take at uni.

    Is it worth taking an arts course at uni? Should I take a gap year before I decide? Any advice on how I should know which course I should take would be appreciated.
    If you're not sure now, then a gap year could be a good idea. If you're really set on both then look at joint degrees.
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    (Original post by black1blade)
    What a-levels do you have?
    Sociology, Psychology, and Applied science. So I know that if I took neuroscience I would need a foundation year.
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    You should be doing alevels in music to do a music degree etc I would've thought
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    If you're not sure now, then a gap year could be a good idea. If you're really set on both then look at joint degrees.
    Thanks, I'm definitely considering a gap year. A joint degree is something I'm also looking into, but I'm not sure if I can handle that workload. Are joint degrees like taking two full degrees together, or more like two mini degrees?
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    (Original post by Larentia)
    Thanks, I'm definitely considering a gap year. A joint degree is something I'm also looking into, but I'm not sure if I can handle that workload. Are joint degrees like taking two full degrees together, or more like two mini degrees?
    It's one full degree but you study can study part of one subject and part of another, so it's the same amount of credits so the workload won't be different, some courses will be 50/50 split or some universities let you do a major and a minor.
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    (Original post by Potato456)
    You should be doing alevels in music to do a music degree etc I would've thought
    Possibly, I haven't researched music degrees. If I was going to go into the arts side of things, I would probably take a writing degree of some sort.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    It's one full degree but you study can study part of one subject and part of another, so it's the same amount of credits so the workload won't be different, some courses will be 50/50 split or some universities let you do a major and a minor.
    I see. That sounds perfect!
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    (Original post by Larentia)
    I see. That sounds perfect!
    you probably can't do psychology, creative writing and music but you can certainly do psychology and one of the two. Off the top of my head keele might do joint degrees that could suit you and there's derby and liverpool hope that will do creative writing with psychology.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    you probably can't do psychology, creative writing and music but you can certainly do psychology and one of the two. Off the top of my head keele might do joint degrees that could suit you and there's derby and liverpool hope that will do creative writing with psychology.
    Thank you! I will check them out.
 
 
 
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