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    I'm starting my A Levels soon and I have to choose my 3/4 A Levels. I want to be an engineer when I'm older or something related to physics, so I'm definitely taking maths and physics. What can you recommend for my 3rd/possibly 4th?
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    (Original post by MikeDo01)
    I'm starting my A Levels soon and I have to choose my 3/4 A Levels. I want to be an engineer when I'm older or something related to physics, so I'm definitely taking maths and physics. What can you recommend for my 3rd/possibly 4th?
    The traditional subjects, and best preparation for engineering or physics, would be maths, further maths, physics and chemistry, computer science or DT. Do as much maths as you can to be most competitively placed and as well prepared as possible.
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    (Original post by MikeDo01)
    I'm starting my A Levels soon and I have to choose my 3/4 A Levels. I want to be an engineer when I'm older or something related to physics, so I'm definitely taking maths and physics. What can you recommend for my 3rd/possibly 4th?
    Do you have any specific idea of what type of engineer you want to be? Maths and physics are the main subjects to choose, and further maths or chemistry would probably be the next most useful subjects - in fact chemistry might be a requirement depending on what discipline you want to go into.
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    Do you have any specific idea of what type of engineer you want to be? Maths and physics are the main subjects to choose, and further maths or chemistry would probably be the next most useful subjects - in fact chemistry might be a requirement depending on what discipline you want to go into.
    Believe it or not, Chemistry is not a requirement to do Chemical engineering in quite a lot of Universities ikr
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    Maths
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    Maths, further maths, physics and any other science / maths subject you enjoy
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    Believe it or not, Chemistry is not a requirement to do Chemical engineering in quite a lot of Universities ikr
    I wasn't thinking of just chemical, though (and a lot of chem eng courses do want chemistry - probably more than don't) - I was also thinking of materials and maybe environmental too. Chemistry can also be useful background knowledge for lots of other disciplines as well (although whether this would be a full A-level or just GCSE level I'm not sure as I haven't studied chemistry previously).
 
 
 

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