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    ok i have an interview thing with the head of the 6th form next week and its basically to confirm my options and have a careers chat...etc..
    So I'm pretty sure im going to do Biology, Chemistry (incase i want to do medicine) and then maths mechanics (architecture) then my final option is either history or textiles. What would an architecture course prefer you to do? i know for medicine history would look better.
    Do you think i should do history and do art in my own time?
    will this be alright for architecture? xxxxxxxxxx
    p.s. What do they want in a portfolio usually? x
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    Yes they will want to see clear evidence of art and design skills which is why the majority of unis ask for art. Providing a portfolio is a minimum.

    The fourth subject generally doesn't matter to unis, especially if it is to be the AS. For maths it probably would though and history would be the better option in either case.
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    (Original post by River85)
    Yes they will want to see clear evidence of art and design skills which is why the majority of unis ask for art. Providing a portfolio is a minimum.

    The fourth subject generally doesn't matter to unis, especially if it is to be the AS. For maths it probably would though and history would be the better option in either case.
    what things would llook good in it?
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    Don't you need three sciences for medicine? I don't really know, I'm not a medicine kinda person, but I am sure a few people have told me that.
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    (Original post by Dashavoo)
    Don't you need three sciences for medicine? I don't really know, I'm not a medicine kinda person, but I am sure a few people have told me that.
    Negative,

    I'd do history if I were you
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    For most unis you only need Chem and Bio, I'm pretty sure.
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    (Original post by Dashavoo)
    Don't you need three sciences for medicine? I don't really know, I'm not a medicine kinda person, but I am sure a few people have told me that.
    Nope. Some do but then some just ask for two (including biology). It's not unusual to get into a med course with biology, chemistry, theology and history these days.

    As for what to put into a portfolio then I think it's probably best to post in the architecture forum or ask students by PM (I have in interest in architecture and will probably be going into the area with a masters and as a career but I'm not an architecture student).

    A range of drawing (technical etc) and technqiues/different mediums (possibly including CAD). But get some proper advice from the architecture forum, don't take me word for it.

    That's why doing art A-level will help in this as well as being very preferable (near enough essential) for some unis.
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    Maths mechanics?
    Is this like a maths course that deals only with mechanics?
    What board runs this?
    If so, I reckon you should just do normal Maths. I don't know about you, but I'd get really bored with just doing mechanics. Core maths is a lot of fun!

    I know people who do Medicine that didn't do Physics, but don't know what universities think about it.

    I think if you apply for Medicine that they'd like History better than Textiles.

    Don't know anything about architecture!

    BYE
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    (Original post by Gan)
    Maths mechanics?
    Is this like a maths course that deals only with mechanics?
    What board runs this?
    If so, I reckon you should just do normal Maths. I don't know about you, but I'd get really bored with just doing mechanics. Core maths is a lot of fun!

    I know people who do Medicine that didn't do Physics, but don't know what universities think about it.

    I think if you apply for Medicine that they'd like History better than Textiles.

    Don't know anything about architecture!

    BYE
    edexcel. You do normal core maths but with a bit of physics involved!
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    (Original post by Gan)
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    I know people who do Medicine that didn't do Physics, but don't know what universities think about it.
    BYE
    I know very few people who are studying medicine and have physics A-level. Often only biology, and sometimes chemistry, are specified. I don't see any reason why physics is needed.

    Physics would be more relevant to architecture than medicine but it's not needed for either really.
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    (Original post by indie_couture)
    edexcel. You do normal core maths but with a bit of physics involved!
    x
    Ah that's interesting.
    So do you do C1-C4 and then maybe M1 and M2?
    I suppose that schools will accept both types, but you should check by E-Mailing the admissions tutors from the universities you're interested in.
 
 
 

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