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    I have got a place on a Headstart engineering course and a work experience placement at a mechanical engineering company this summer, and will be attending both. However, I am no longer intent on applying to study engineering at university, but maths (and perhaps MORSE at Warwick) instead. How could mention these in my personal statement in relation to what I now want to study?

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    Will there be any maths involved in either of these? If yes, then play up those aspects of the experience. If not, you can easily mention them in terms of teaching you to work to deadlines/work with a diverse range of people/commitment etc.
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    (Original post by Angelil)
    Will there be any maths involved in either of these? If yes, then play up those aspects of the experience. If not, you can easily mention them in terms of teaching you to work to deadlines/work with a diverse range of people/commitment etc.
    I would certainly hope that engineering requires maths. Otherwise it's not engineering.

    Edit: - So just make a play on how you were able to apply maths knowledge in the work environment, as you must do with engineering. They are closely related.
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    (Original post by joshm)
    I have got a place on a Headstart engineering course and a work experience placement at a mechanical engineering company this summer, and will be attending both. However, I am no longer intent on applying to study engineering at university, but maths (and perhaps MORSE at Warwick) instead. How could mention these in my personal statement in relation to what I now want to study?

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    I did the Headstart engineering course last year- and I've applied to do Mathematics and Economics at university. You can if you wish mention skills you've obtained from the experience (I did) and I managed to get an offer from Warwick for my course (which is in a way similar to MORSE) =).
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    (Original post by lil_devil_becki)
    I did the Headstart engineering course last year- and I've applied to do Mathematics and Economics at university. You can if you wish mention skills you've obtained from the experience (I did) and I managed to get an offer from Warwick for my course (which is in a way similar to MORSE) =).
    Cool. Where did you do it? Was it any good?
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    Cool. Where did you do it? Was it any good?
    I did my Headstart course at Warwick (coincidently)

    It's a load of fun (not really much work to be honest), we were assigned groups and within groups, we were given a project (dilemma) and as a group we had to design and make things. I got to meet loads of people (some didn't really even consider doing Engineering at all!), got to see the University I was at, and obviously accommodation.
 
 
 

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