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    I’m taking Maths, Physics, Chemistry & History for Alevel (currently yr12) and am not yet completely made up over what I want to do at uni. I’d most likely go down the science route (if I were not to, it would only be to peruse a history degree, but I find sciences as, if not more, interesting & am aware that they are probably more employable in the vocational field I’m considering)
    Im not 100% sure on what I want to do as a career yet, but most likely something in finance (unsurprising being raised by banker parents) or possibly to do a conversion course to law after pursuing a bachelors/masters in a subject of my interest.
    I was looking at uni sites and subjects like ‘materials science with nuclear engineering’, chemical engineering, physics, ‘chemical physics’ and ‘chemistry with molecular physics’ realy caught my eye (in addition to NatSci & Chem) but even though none explicitly stated further maths as a requirement, I wasn’t sure if I would stand a chance in hell applying to those subjects without it, especially since I’m doing a humanities in space of FM & therefore wouldn’t have a particularly ‘valid’ reason for not having done it.
    Has anyone got onto any of these courses without FM - even though their school offered it?
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    engineering yes.

    no idea about physics
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    (Original post by koala789)
    I’m taking Maths, Physics, Chemistry & History for Alevel (currently yr12) and am not yet completely made up over what I want to do at uni. I’d most likely go down the science route (if I were not to, it would only be to peruse a history degree, but I find sciences as, if not more, interesting & am aware that they are probably more employable in the vocational field I’m considering)
    Im not 100% sure on what I want to do as a career yet, but most likely something in finance (unsurprising being raised by banker parents) or possibly to do a conversion course to law after pursuing a bachelors/masters in a subject of my interest.
    I was looking at uni sites and subjects like ‘materials science with nuclear engineering’, chemical engineering, physics, ‘chemical physics’ and ‘chemistry with molecular physics’ realy caught my eye (in addition to NatSci & Chem) but even though none explicitly stated further maths as a requirement, I wasn’t sure if I would stand a chance in hell applying to those subjects without it, especially since I’m doing a humanities in space of FM & therefore wouldn’t have a particularly ‘valid’ reason for not having done it.
    Has anyone got onto any of these courses without FM - even though their school offered it?
    Thankyou

    Yes, it's certainly possible to be accepted without FM, however if you have the option to do it that's a good idea and will give you an advantage.
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    (Original post by koala789)
    I’m taking Maths, Physics, Chemistry & History for Alevel (currently yr12) and am not yet completely made up over what I want to do at uni. I’d most likely go down the science route (if I were not to, it would only be to peruse a history degree, but I find sciences as, if not more, interesting & am aware that they are probably more employable in the vocational field I’m considering)
    Im not 100% sure on what I want to do as a career yet, but most likely something in finance (unsurprising being raised by banker parents) or possibly to do a conversion course to law after pursuing a bachelors/masters in a subject of my interest.
    I was looking at uni sites and subjects like ‘materials science with nuclear engineering’, chemical engineering, physics, ‘chemical physics’ and ‘chemistry with molecular physics’ realy caught my eye (in addition to NatSci & Chem) but even though none explicitly stated further maths as a requirement, I wasn’t sure if I would stand a chance in hell applying to those subjects without it, especially since I’m doing a humanities in space of FM & therefore wouldn’t have a particularly ‘valid’ reason for not having done it.
    Has anyone got onto any of these courses without FM - even though their school offered it?
    Thankyou
    FM is helpful, but not *required* by any university for Engineering or Physics Ior NatSci).
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    (Original post by koala789)
    I’m taking Maths, Physics, Chemistry & History for Alevel (currently yr12) and am not yet completely made up over what I want to do at uni. I’d most likely go down the science route (if I were not to, it would only be to peruse a history degree, but I find sciences as, if not more, interesting & am aware that they are probably more employable in the vocational field I’m considering)
    Im not 100% sure on what I want to do as a career yet, but most likely something in finance (unsurprising being raised by banker parents) or possibly to do a conversion course to law after pursuing a bachelors/masters in a subject of my interest.
    I was looking at uni sites and subjects like ‘materials science with nuclear engineering’, chemical engineering, physics, ‘chemical physics’ and ‘chemistry with molecular physics’ realy caught my eye (in addition to NatSci & Chem) but even though none explicitly stated further maths as a requirement, I wasn’t sure if I would stand a chance in hell applying to those subjects without it, especially since I’m doing a humanities in space of FM & therefore wouldn’t have a particularly ‘valid’ reason for not having done it.
    Has anyone got onto any of these courses without FM - even though their school offered it?
    Thankyou
    You don't need further maths to study engineering - plenty of engineering students didn't take it. I'm not sure about physics, though.

    I would also advise that there isn't much point in studying engineering if you are not seriously considering a career in it. Physics (or another science type degree) would likely be more interesting to study if you are studying primarily to obtain a degree that you'd enjoy that can get you into finance.
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    Just to reiterate other people FM is not needed for engineering. My sister does Chem Eng and didn’t do FM and did Physics to AS only, despite that she’s been averaging a jest since first yr. lol she said apparently you learn all of what you missed out on in like 2 weeks - you’ll be fine without further maths.
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    I meant first not jest
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