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Trouble finding a course for myself, a little help guys?

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Well, I suppose I should start by introducing myself. I'm Aggy and I'm due to start A2 Level Biology, Chemistry, and either/or both, Physics and Psychology.

I'm having a lot of trouble deciding on a degree for myself.

 

I originally did not want to take a Biology AS, I wanted to take Maths, but it clashed with my timetable so I took Bio. I had a good experience and I got an A in the first module exam.

AS Chemy was interesting, but difficult.

AS Physics, I loved, but I'm not sure if its because of the content or because of...erm...other things (or shall I say people ;) )- it sounds stupid I know.

AS Psychology, I just had to take. I always thought I would love it, and although its intersting, I wouldn't say its lived up to my expectations.

 

Originally I wanted to take Physics, but EVERYONE said I needed Maths, and I didn't have it. I felt kinda gutted. So I though "Psychology is perfect", but I looked at the courses and was put off by all the written work. Then I thought "Hey I like Bio, I'll go for that!" As I researched I came across Biochemistry and thought it was right for me, I should've known I would start to doubt the choice. Looking through the prospectus of a uni I came across 'Physics with a preliminary year' which taught maths to A- level standard so you could enter physics and fell in love again. But, alas, the class sizes are small, and I really wanted to start off uni with my degree- kinda like starting with a BANG.

 

As for careers, I had a few in mind, all surrounding a central theme. A flexible, ever changing job, which is challenging and allows to make a difference (yes I know its cheesy).

The careers I had in mind were teaching, forensic science, and science research.

 

So, god help you, I'm asking a HUGE favour of you. Please help me by giving me good IMPARTIAL advice. Please don't try top sell careers or courses to me, I want you to be unbiased. I'm really confuzzled....At the moment I hate school, and can't decide if I like something or not...Thanks guys! :)

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As for careers' date=' I had a few in mind, all surrounding a central theme. A flexible, ever changing job, which is challenging and allows to make a difference (yes I know its cheesy).

The careers I had in mind were teaching, forensic science, and science research.[/quote']

 

yeah, it definately sounds like you would enjoy research... what field, however, I can't say.

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It sounds like you like everything!

 

Maybe you should go along to a few general university open days and chat to admissions tutors in all the areas you are interested in. Don't listen too much to what people say to you (they're usually pushing their own agendas and quite biased).

 

Have you looked at the entry requirements for degree programmes like physics to see if it's possible to do without having maths A level? Or is it possible for you to take AS maths this coming academic year (you can always do it as an evening class if it clashes in your school timetable).

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There seems to be a mis-match of information. Your profile says you find chemistry boring but your post says you find it interesting and that you want to take forensic science / research.

 

Since you pretty much like all sciences you might as well pick your favourite and do a degree in it e.g. BSc chemistry or BSc biology or combine as you already have said and do BSc biochemistry. You can always specialise later and if you get to Phd level you can teach it. Do a complementray law course and that would cover forensics. And that pretty much is everything.

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