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    Hi All, hope i'm posting this in the right place!

    What I want to know is why only a selection of universities offer sciences where as probably every university in England offers Law???
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    Do they? :/
    what unis have you looked at??
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    Kudos on the informative thread title. Even more for having the balls to ask the question everyone wants to know, but was just to goddamn scared to ask.
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    Wll most if not all offer Law but quite a few don't offer science... such as teesside, brimingham city etc
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    Sciences are expensive. You need labs, equipment, specialists and all sorts of technology to teach at Degree level. Humanities are more focused about reading and therefore are cheaper for the university, therefore more can afford these than some science subjects.
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    What do you mean by science? Like courses in Biology, courses in Physics and courses in Chemistry? Or some specific sort of science? You need to be more specific
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    Not every uni offers law...
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    (Original post by Kane_Fizz)
    Wll most if not all offer Law but quite a few don't offer science... such as teesside, brimingham city etc
    76 institutions offer Law.
    52 offer chemistry.
    78 offer organismal biosciences (biology, zoology, microbiology, botany)
    46 offer physics and astronomy.

    I'd imagine the reason is because Law is a qualifying subject (usually), or at least educates you to that level; you can become a lawyer if you take law, it's quite vocational.

    But if you want to be a chemist, a biologist or a physicist, you'd most probably need postgraduate training, and a bachelors degree in the subject alone isn't as widely applicable.
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    (Original post by Degausser)
    Sciences are expensive. You need labs, equipment, specialists and all sorts of technology to teach at Degree level. Humanities are more focused about reading and therefore are cheaper for the university, therefore more can afford these than some science subjects.
    This.
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    (Original post by bringitonhome)
    What do you mean by science? Like courses in Biology, courses in Physics and courses in Chemistry? Or some specific sort of science? You need to be more specific

    Sorry i meant Biology in particular
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    A lot of the newer universities won't offer many science courses because they don't have the facilities, for reasons described by Degausser.
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    (Original post by BJack)
    A lot of the newer universities won't offer many science courses because they don't have the facilities, for reasons described by Degausser.

    What does `Degausser` mean?
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    (Original post by Kane_Fizz)
    What does `Degausser` mean?
    http://www.answers.com/degausser but I was talking about the user going by the name Degausser. Or did you want me to interpret his post? >_>
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    Science courses aren't popular and departments have been shutdown recently. It costs money and it isn't worth offering for many universities.
 
 
 
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