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    (Original post by khalaf)
    That's great Glad he's ok, i can't imagine having my brother in surgery during exams!
    Me too! Infact its down to him i'm doing genetics :P
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    I'm also doing English because I've always been an avid reader/writer and have always done better at this subject than anything else in the past 10 years....(I'm not old I swear officer!)
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    I did computer science because I wanted to get a job as a games programmer. And now that I've graduated I've realised that it was the right choice. I start work in September.
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    I enjoyed English & History and am applying for English & History this year. I just like writing and reading :woo: I might become an English teacher later on, I like the idea of that but I have time to decide
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    I chose my degree becasue I want to be a forensic anthropologist/archaeologist, so I need to do this degree as part of becoming one. Simple, really.
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    Chemistry: always liked it (even in Y7, 8 and 9). Offers good career prospects in my chosen industry - energy. I could get to discover something amazing too!
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    Everyone I study is already dead, so I don't have to worry about mistakes - why I chose History over clinical psychology haha. That and I realised I'm pretty bad with people and I'm too short tempered to actually help people.
    I love history :love: I find it so humbling.
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    (Original post by LouisianaPuuurchase)
    Yeah I love Anthropology, but I opted for Archaeology because it's more hands on, and meticulous brushing and digging, analysing, documenting and travelling excites me so much it's almost sad :p:

    I want to go into Forensic Archaeology/Anthropology after my degree, and hopefully work in crime scene investigation.
    sounds like me forensics/csi/criminal investigation/criminology - anything crime related really lol
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    I originally wanted to do Law and French and picked my A Levels (English Lit, History, Politics and French) to go with it.

    Started them, decided that I wanted to do something politics related and went for International Relations. Its specialised but broad

    I'm off to Keele too so I can pick so much more to go with it too!
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    Computer Science. I've wanted to program (games mostly ) for a living since I was little, and really enjoy it. These days I don't think I want to do it all my life, but definitely for a few years.
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    Politics, Philosophy and Economics

    Because I'm indecisive :rolleyes:
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    Psychology, because it was my most interesting a level and it can lead into a broad spectrum of careers, and I like some of the more... odd... stuff that I get to learn about as part of it.
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    (Original post by Psyk)
    I did computer science because I wanted to get a job as a games programmer. And now that I've graduated I've realised that it was the right choice. I start work in September.
    Congrats on the job.
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    Undergrad, original choice (Mathematical Science) - Maths was my favourite subject at school by a long shot, so studying it at uni seemed like a logical choice. Had a whole load of personal crap happen in second year, and really missed a lot of very important stuff, and ended up dropping out in third year. I still like the subject...

    What I eventually finished a degree in (Computer Science) - Always had an interest in computers, at the time I chose this course I had an interest in working in the games industry but over time that interest has waned. It also seemed like a more employable choice than what I was doing before, though trying to find a job with any degree as a new graduate in 2009 in Ireland is a pain in the hole!

    Masters (Computational Science specialism) - Pretty nice opportunity to combine my two fields really, and to learn more about both. Because my eventual undergrad was CS rather than maths I'm taking more maths than computing modules this semester which is proving to be a bit of a shock to the system! I've got to go digging for my 5 year old folder full of differential equations notes this weekend...
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    I chose biomedical science because I'd like to contribute to disease research, after loosing family members/pets to cancer. AND it's apparently a mixture of all the sciences, sooo I'm doing it over chem.
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    I'm doing Aeronautical Engineering, and chose it because over the past year or so I've been slowly realising I'd love to be a pilot of some kind. It was a childhood fascination and I can finally do something about it! It's a bit of a cliche'd dream but I really do love the idea, and I was a huge physics fan at school.
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    I'm applying for French and Spanish because I find them really interesting and enjoyable, and I am naturally quite good at them (probably because I enjoy them so much! :yep:).
    Careers-wise, I think I'd like to be a languages teacher but after speaking to some teachers and family members I'm thinking maybe going for interpreting or something instead.
    Still, I don't need to know for about 5 years so no rush! :p:
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    Geography - it leaves lots of options open to me and I loved studying it throughout primary and secondary school. Plus, there's plenty of work that's out and about in the field
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    This thread is actually really helpful for me as I'm trying decide what to apply for in 2010. (Applying now)
    It's good to see the reasons why people have chosen their degree.
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