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 20130411 17:13:46
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I love maths and ive got a C grade in alevel maths and A in gcse maths. But i find other subjects boring, but i have a huge passion for maths. Isit worth getting a degree in maths at Kingston uni? I want to be a maths teacher, if i get a 2:1 or a 1st, can i still get a well paid job with a maths degree and become a secondary maths teacher...



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 20130531 18:51:16
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Hey, I'm looking into what career to go into after university (I'm a second year at a top 10), and working in tax is something that has taken my interest. I've had a look at a few firms (Ernst and Young in particular) and I meet their basic requirements, but I'm finding it hard to work out how good at maths you need to be and how much mat...



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 20130607 00:13:00
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Hi guys, I'm doing maths and further maths..So in my school I had to take whole alevel maths in my AS year..I've done 4 of my exams (C3 and C4 are left)...I'm likely to achieve As in all of them except one module (M1) which went really bad and I don't even want to think about the grade I would get :D Anyways lets say if my overall maths...




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 20130612 12:21:02
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Hopefully going to do a Physics degree starting at the end of this summer at UCL. I've done A level maths, and got a solid A, but I recognise that the maths gets allot harder at degree level and I haven't done A level further maths. Is it worth me trying to get ahead and learn some further maths, or does the university usually compensate...



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 20120902 01:20:18
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Hi guys, I am doing the modular system to gain my GCSE mathematics qualification and I was wondering what type of grade in maths I would need to get into a grammar sixth form. I am not looking to carry on maths as an ALevel but I am aware that your GCSE maths qualification is important for gaining access to good sixth forms and uni's. So...



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 20130411 11:28:26
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Hey Guys!! I have an offer for the above mentioned programme however I am not sure about the job prospects of the degree.I also have an offer from exeter for msc Financial Economics. I am an international student and got a first class Economics degree from Kingston in 2012,my quantitative skills are very good,I got very high grades in Eco...



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 20130228 23:08:59
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Well hey guys I've got a few questions about different degrees and their job prospects, since I was young i liked the look of investment banking high money, you get to work with maths  I loved maths, and still do. My parents seem to think doing an engineering degree will be better for me, so my question is could i still feasably go into...




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 20130514 12:46:12
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Basically, I'm doing ASlevels and they are going really well. Just had my first exam yesterday and it (hopefully) went well. Fingers crossed! But I'm predominately an English student and NOT a maths student. I have struggled with Maths since I was in primary school. My highest grade I have ever gotten in Maths GCSE was an E... and to bec...



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 20130412 07:41:13
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Has anyone else done this degree? If so what’s your experience and what kind of subjects are covered? The reason I ask is because the university (QUB) I'm looking to apply for is asking for maths and I’m not sure if this is because it’s acutely a genuine requirement i.e I will have to use maths everyday or if there just asking for the sak...



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 20130206 00:06:48
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Hi all, I retaked my gcse maths and in the summer of 2012 found out I got a grade C AGAIN! I wasn't far off a grade B. I took AQA Gcse Maths unit 3 in June 2012 however I want to retake the exam again in June 2013 hopeing to boost my overall grade to B. Is this possible as I really need Grade B in GCSE Maths ??...



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 20130409 19:51:04
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I'm thinking of doing Marketing at Newcastle. The course looks great, and I'm sure I'd enjoy it. I was wondering however how much of Marketing is maths/economics? The description mentions some will be involved but not how much. I'm not great at maths, I got a B at GCSE but really didn't enjoy it, so if it's very mathsbased I don't think...



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 20130318 18:58:03
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I'm a little confused about what course to do at university. I'm confused between doing a joint degree like maths and economics or maths with economics or just maths. However it all depends on how much essay writing I'll have to do in the economics part of the course, if there's a lot of writing (which I dont like) then I might just opt f...




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 20130411 19:06:48
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I'm trying to contact the university with the question, however I'll post it here in case I don't get a reply as hopefully someone else can tell me: Hello For UCAS I'm considering picking Computer Science (G400) at Kingston as my firm choice, however I had a quick question that wasn't covered on the open day. For this course how much math...



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 20130411 18:19:35
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hello all, i'm currently doing an open university degree in economics and mathematical sciences, but i think going through a mid life crisis at the moment. i want to do the degree but i dont know if it would be worth it. i'm good at maths but im also do this degree part time because of work. im 27 years old so i'll probably finish the deg...



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 20130609 21:27:33
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does anyone know what will be the grade boundaries for the edexcel maths linear exams on the 11th and 14 june 2013 higher?...



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 20130411 19:28:34
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Hey people This thread is mainly referring to this question: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...3 #post42185013 I want to study Computer Science at university, however what worries me is how much maths will be in the course. I know that there is basic maths in programming as I have programming experience, and I have no problem with mat...



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 20130505 13:32:05
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The STEP website states that by four questions answered well/good they mean about 15/20 gained per question. This puts the total mark achieved at 60/120, which is nowhere near a grade 1 on STEP I, in fact it's not enough even for a grade 2! In 2010, the most recent paper I've completed so far, you needed 84 for a grade 1 and 70 for grade...



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 20130213 01:39:50
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Hi, I have chosen Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Physics for AS. Unfortunately, I was unable to choose Further Maths because I switched colleges and they had no spaces for FM by the time I joined. I am thinking in applying for either Computer Science or some sort of engineering course at Uni, and have realised that I'm most likely at some...




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 20130321 19:49:07
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Basically I was just wondering, as long as you come out with a first class degree in whatever degree you are doing, what exactly is the difference between the top unis and any other uni? Does the uni you went to actually matter if you get a good grade? If two job applicants had a 1st in the same degree, but one went to oxbridge and the ot...



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 20130501 20:00:47
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I'm a AS student and I'm studying Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry. I want to go to Cambridge to do a Maths degree but I don't know how to make myself stand out, I don't really do any extra curricular so I was thinking about work experience but there isn't much to do maths based in Scarborough. Any suggestions?...



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 20130325 19:18:54
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I'm in my first year of college. I got two As in my January exams, including Maths, and I am picking up AS further maths next year. I want to become and actuary but I am very confused about it all. So, I have a few questions... what uni is best for it in the uk? Is it best to study Maths or Actuarial Science? Or a joint one like at Manche...




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 20130320 22:58:41
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When will Edexcel release the grade boundaries for the two maths exams that took place on the 4th March and the 28th Feb? Thanks. Posted from TSR Mobile...



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 20130313 23:17:40
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I recently got my As results. Maths C1 edexcel A Chemistry ocr f321 A Biology f211 D I'm still pretty much shocked on how I got this grade. I put in more time in biology than in chemistry and maths put together and came out with some rubbish grade. Need serious tips to revise biology. Thanks.



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 20130221 12:38:17
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Hi there, I am currently in possession of an offer to study medicine from Imperial and an offer to study Maths and Chemistry at Exeter and Southampton. My problem is, however, I don't know what to go for. I would have though that a degree from Imperial (in anything) would be better than a degree from the other two although I'm not sure ho...




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 20130320 08:50:33
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Hi, in my school there are some Year 11's who feel that they really want to do A Kevel Maths next year. They work hard and I am in no doubt they they can do well if they put their minds to it at A Level. The only issue is, one is working at a B Grade at GCSE ant the other a C, meaning that their knowledge of trig/simultaneous equations et...



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 20130221 16:29:19
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Hi, I'm currently studying maths at uni and I've always enjoyed it, and always will. As far as what job I want to do, I can't think of anything that would interest me apart from perhaps teaching, but even that I feel a bit 'meh' about. I feel as though I do want to have a career that involves maths, as it seems such a shame for me to neve...



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 20130607 19:01:30
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I'm sitting A2 currently, and taking the OCR spec for Maths and Further Maths. I was reading on http://www.furthermaths.org.uk/certifica tion_advice.php that qualifications are locked in, and was wondering if this includes being locked in to an AS grade within one subject. I took Decision 2 towards my F.Maths AS level, so does this mean t...




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 20130323 22:56:09
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Hi Everyone, So long story short, I'm currently seeing a counsellor. She thinks I'm far too hard on myself and beat myself up about things too much. We were discussing my degree the other day and she thinks what the average person thinks is a *good* degree, is less than what I think. so I was wondering, for a degree in Chemistry, what wou...



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 20130504 11:49:12
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Hey guys!! :) I'm currently doing the Edexcel IGCSE Mathematics A qualification (and the Further Pure Mathematics one urgh). I was wondering if the Edexcel IGCSE Maths A papers are generally difficult? I mean I'm finding them pretty easy, well the past papers, but I was wondering if the trend continues. Also, does anyone know the grade bo...



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 20130610 18:58:17
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Hi everyone! I am in 6 form and nearly finishing my first year At the start of the year I did Maths Chemistry Biology and Law. I got dropped from Law as I wasn't making any effort to do homework and revise for half term tests (which i regret) So now I have no choice but to do Maths Chemistry and Biology at A2 next year. I am loving maths...




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 20130610 18:51:45
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Hi. I'm in Year 10 and my school is offering an options taster afternoon this July, which has got me thinking about Alevel options. I don't know what I want to do explicitly, but I do know I want to work in the Science/Finance industry, preferrably with a language under my belt. We get to try out 6 subjects with a reserve, but when it co...



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 20130521 12:02:01
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I'm doing AS Chemistry OCR Salters And for Jan 2013 these are the following results I got: F331  C F332  (D BUT RETAKING) F333 (practical work)  D I wanted to know what the highest possible overall grade I can achieve by the end of my alevels if I aim for A's in my retakes and A/A* for my A2... I know it might not be realistic to some...



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 20130318 19:17:15
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I took the January exam for F211 Biology with OCR and got a B grade of 68 UMS (70 for an A) and this exam was 30% of my overall grade. I've also done the practical evaluative and quantitative tasks which I think I got 100% on. I really want to drop this subject as there is no way I can catch up with the next module which up to this point,...




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 20130425 15:54:26
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currently I'm doing diploma for quantitative science/science maths or/mathematical course (either name) at Malaysia. the problem is i'm trying to further in actuarial science for my degree at UK and it takes 3 years or more to complete it. do you think it worth it for me to further actuarial science as it is a completely different course...



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 20130409 14:34:02
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My additional maths exam is on June (on the same day as my gcse biology as well :(:(:() but I'm doing past papers on it and stuff but I've been searching the grade boundaries for it but they all just say for an A its like 70% or something and not the actual mark u'd need for it. I know the grade boundaries change slightly every year but I...



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 20130323 16:31:19
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I'm currently taking AS Maths and AS Stats, and hopefully I wish to carry this subject onto A2, but doing a lot of the AS material has made me realise my foundation for maths isnt very strong as my GCSE Maths grade says (I got an A). Most of what I learned at GCSE has slipped out through my head, probably because I didnt learn it properly...




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 20130321 23:18:45
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Hi, I'm in year 12 now and i'm doing chemistry, biology, english lit and classics (soo varied i know) and i want to know if i could apply and get on a chem course at a Russell group uni. i'm aware a chemistry degree does entail physics and maths but the only reason i'm not doing them at the moment is due to the fact i don't particularly e...



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 20130325 19:18:11
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I'm an A grade student in maths admitably i should work harder but how can i improve my maths skills to a high level like a*...



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 20130510 01:46:40
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I am currently studying Ba (Hons) Fine Art and have jumped into 2nd year from HND Contemporary art. I have one more year of study left. However, so far I have been getting 57% for each of my practical assignments which is a 22. I'm trying to aim for at least a low 21. It is really making me frustrated because I improve my work from the...




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 20130418 12:58:25
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Hello, I have applied to do a maths degree at Leeds and got an offer of AAB including further maths. However, in the recent months/weeks I've realised maths is not the subject I want to pursue and would very much like to study biology at the university of Leeds. Would there be any way of changing course so long after my offer has been rec...
