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    (Original post by BJack)
    Physics has relatively little maths left in it. It's more about understanding physical concepts than coping with maths.
    That's just because A level physics isn't really physics. Still, the concepts should not be beyond someone who thinks themselves able to do a degree in maths at a top uni. And as the other poster said, M1 and M2 are almost identical in form to half of A level physics.
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    (Original post by 2001jack)
    OMG you are in exactly in same situation as me a year ago!!
    I did the four subjects you were doing and dropped physics after AS.. I got an A in physics in AS but only just and my teachers were awful.. so i dropped it..

    and ive applied to cambridge (downings college), imperial, ucl, warwick and birmingham and got offers from everywhere but cambridge.. and I must say it is not essential you do physics but i think you will need to give reasons why you dropped it etc if you do...

    for instance physics department in my skl is officially rubbish and my tutor who is director of studies or sth wrote in the reference that dropping physics was not necessarily my fault cos teaching has been inadequate and teachers changed during the course etc.. (well I could hav tried to learn the course on my own but tbh im too lazy for that)

    hope this helps...

    what were the offers you recieved? 3A's? and did you take step or anything?
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    (Original post by sheel999)
    what were the offers you recieved? 3A's? and did you take step or anything?
    Dont know if you heard me, but Trinity Cam + UCL should give you an offer of Maths, FM and Physics, so you better not be dropping physics :>
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    (Original post by sheel999)
    what were the offers you recieved? 3A's? and did you take step or anything?
    Yes I did take STEP (for warwick only) but did not need it for UCL or imperial.. (and I doubt if i did well in the interview they wouldve given me an offer with physics) but mind u some colleges in cambridge do require A level physics (or suggested which basically means that unless u r a super genius who just didnt take physics u r not getting in)

    and imperial offer was 3As with As in every single maths+ further maths module (which I did get ) and UCL 3As and a pass in AS (meaning anything over an E lol) birmingham ABB, warwick AABb2...
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    (Original post by ShortRef)
    Dont know if you heard me, but Trinity Cam + UCL should give you an offer of Maths, FM and Physics, so you better not be dropping physics :>
    King's clearly weren't concerned with my lack of Physics, though. A Cambridge application is perfectly realistic without Physics AS/A level as long as you avoid a few colleges.
 
 
 
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