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    Considering these 3 unis for Physics degree. I'm more interested in the theoretical side and my goal is to go into research following my degree.

    Warwick seems to have the best graduate prospects, but I worry whether I could afford to live near London. Warwick and Bristol also have great maths departments (Theoretical physics is pretty mathsy), having said that Lancaster also has a good physics department. I would be eligible for a contextual offer which Warwick and Bristol offer, bringing the grades down to AAB-ABB
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    Have you considered applying for warrick's physics and maths course? I'm applying for it because I'm also interested in the more theoretical side although it you aren't doing further maths, you'd have a higher offer and might struggle on the course.
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    (Original post by black1blade)
    Have you considered applying for warrick's physics and maths course? I'm applying for it because I'm also interested in the more theoretical side although it you aren't doing further maths, you'd have a higher offer and might struggle on the course.
    At the moment, I don't know what area I wish to specialise in. I reckon a physics degree allows me time to decide what areas of physics I enjoy the most when I study them to an advanced level.
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    (Original post by ScienceGeek1878)
    At the moment, I don't know what area I wish to specialise in. I reckon a physics degree allows me time to decide what areas of physics I enjoy the most when I study them to an advanced level.
    Well the great thing about the maths and physics degree at warrick is that you study all the core areas of physics you just replace all the lab work with maths modules. It's also fairly easy to transfer into physics after the first or second year if you aren't enjoying the maths.
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    Oh, I didn't know that. That actually sounds really ideal!
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    (Original post by ScienceGeek1878)
    Oh, I didn't know that. That actually sounds really ideal!
    If you do go for maths and physics though, you probably should consider doing an AS in fm or at least just doing fp1 as an extra module. I'm doing fp1 in class atm and there are some very fundamental things that aren't in normal maths that are introduced in the module like complex numbers.
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    (Original post by ScienceGeek1878)
    ... Warwick seems to have the best graduate prospects, but I worry whether I could afford to live near London...
    Warwick is near London? Has it moved?
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    (Original post by Schadenfreude65)
    Warwick is near London? Has it moved?
    Since posting this I have realised it actually by Birmingham 🤣 wouldn't have thought I'm an A level geography student.
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    (Original post by ScienceGeek1878)
    Since posting this I have realised it actually by Birmingham 🤣 wouldn't have thought I'm an A level geography student.
    Best stick to physics, mate.
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    (Original post by Schadenfreude65)
    Best stick to physics, mate.
    It's probably best...
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    OP - did you end up getting the contextual offer from Warwick? I qualify for one but was only given the standard offer for a course of theirs (currently in touch with them over it). Just wondering whether you eventually had the reduced offer because I haven't seen anybody get one so far this year.

    Also, to answer your question, go for Warwick! Especially if you opt for the Physics and Maths course. Those three physics department are arguably on a par with one another, but maths at Warwick is head and shoulders above the rest.
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    (Original post by osamabinfishing)
    OP - did you end up getting the contextual offer from Warwick? I qualify for one but was only given the standard offer for a course of theirs (currently in touch with them over it). Just wondering whether you eventually had the reduced offer because I haven't seen anybody get one so far this year.

    Also, to answer your question, go for Warwick! Especially if you opt for the Physics and Maths course. Those three physics department are arguably on a par with one another, but maths at Warwick is head and shoulders above the rest.
    I'm yet to apply. My application is going through my college so I can't send it off until all the references are done and they don't seem to be in any rush. If I do I'll let you know. I have decided on my choices though, opted for Warwick, Bath, Bristol, Lancaster and Southampton.
 
 
 
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