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    So I overall did quite well in my GCSEs I got two A* 5 As, 4Bs and a C, in maths I got a 7. I'm looking to study product design at uni so I'm taking maths, physics and product design. I of course love product design and physics is genuinely something I'm interested in, however I hate maths. Its not the whole it's too hard it's just that I just don't think that way, I can't stand it and I just want to scream half the time I do it. I almost commit suicide last year around exam season not because of my own worries but because of my mum's.She's one of those doctor lawyer and engineer type Asian parents. I managed to convince her that design was ok to do. I constantly have anxiety attacks about what she thinks and how she's basically planned my life out for me and I just can't stand it. Almost all of my anxiety and depression can be traced back to how much pressure she gives me. Maths is just something I hate and I want to drop really badly.Most unis I look at say I should do product design with physics or maths. I'm not sure if that means you should do all 3 or if you honestly can choose between them and be fine and get onto the course without hindering yourself.I know my mum will disapprove and there'll be an arguement but I don't want to initiate it without knowing if I 100% should take maths or not. Considering the state I was in during GCSE I know for sure that I'm going to feel that way again when it comes round to exam season. So what should I do?
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    So I overall did quite well in my GCSEs I got two A* 5 As, 4Bs and a C, in maths I got a 7. I'm looking to study product design at uni so I'm taking maths, physics and product design. I of course love product design and physics is genuinely something I'm interested in, however I hate maths. Its not the whole it's too hard it's just that I just don't think that way, I can't stand it and I just want to scream half the time I do it. I almost commit suicide last year around exam season not because of my own worries but because of my mum's.She's one of those doctor lawyer and engineer type Asian parents. I managed to convince her that design was ok to do. I constantly have anxiety attacks about what she thinks and how she's basically planned my life out for me and I just can't stand it. Almost all of my anxiety and depression can be traced back to how much pressure she gives me. Maths is just something I hate and I want to drop really badly.Most unis I look at say I should do product design with physics or maths. I'm not sure if that means you should do all 3 or if you honestly can choose between them and be fine and get onto the course without hindering yourself.I know my mum will disapprove and there'll be an arguement but I don't want to initiate it without knowing if I 100% should take maths or not. Considering the state I was in during GCSE I know for sure that I'm going to feel that way again when it comes round to exam season. So what should I do?
    I'd suggest having another look around at the universities that you might want to go to. I know someone who went to Bangor University to study PD without a maths A Level. The thing is that if you do find universities that want maths (and these are the ones you want to go to) then you should check the course details to make sure there's not too much maths involved in the degree. You don't want to end up doing a course that you don't like!

    Every university will have a different PD course, so it's really important to check the fine details.
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    My partner did BA Product Design at NTU and didn't have maths A-level. Two of his housemates did BSc Product Design at NTU as well but both of them had maths A-level. I would say it'll depend on the university that you want to go to as to whether they require maths for a PD degree, and if it's a BA or BSc.
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    Other comments are correct...Considering a BSc- probably; BA- highly unlikely; unless the BA course is located in a Department of Engineering etc
 
 
 
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