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    Hi,
    So I've been studying gov and politics for the past two years and i don't find it very enjoyable. I don't have very good teachers and it really has bored me to death. I'm predicted a b in the subject but I've realised that I'm actually very interested in politics and ideology... I don't keep up with elections and stuff, just minimally but political commentators and their views have interested me and I do have very strong opinions. SHould I study the subject or not? What skills do I need to study the subject?
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    (Original post by justanotherchica)
    Hi,
    So I've been studying gov and politics for the past two years and i don't find it very enjoyable. I don't have very good teachers and it really has bored me to death. I'm predicted a b in the subject but I've realised that I'm actually very interested in politics and ideology... I don't keep up with elections and stuff, just minimally but political commentators and their views have interested me and I do have very strong opinions. SHould I study the subject or not? What skills do I need to study the subject?
    Hi!

    I completed a Politics degree at UEA without having studied government & politics at all beforehand - I studied it because I knew I had a genuine interest in the subject, and wanted to find areas which I could get deep into and specialize in - so much so that I took a politics related Masters here too!

    You need to get to the bottom of whether it is the subject you dislike, or just the way its being taught to you right now. You don't want to be stuck studying a subject that you aren't that interested in for 3 whole years.

    Perhaps it would be a good idea to take a look at some of the politics courses that universities offer, and see if they interest you more than the things you're currently studying. Having graduated from it myself, I can vouch for UEA's politics course - take a look here!

    Its always good to keep your options open though - are there any other subjects you would consider studying at degree level?

    Fred - UEA PG Rep
 
 
 
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