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Degree in Physics or Mathematical Science

  1. Jun 8, 2015 #1
    Okay, so I'm currently sitting my final exams before I'll be attending university come September. Here in Ireland if you wish to attend any third level institute then you must apply to CAO (Central Applications Office) on your CAO application you put a numbered list of courses you are interested in in order of preference so the course you most want goes at the top of your list. The deadline for deciding what course this is is the 1st of July. When the exam results come out in mid August you are issued offered based off of wether or not you get the points for your course, if you get the points for your first choice then you have to take or wait a year and reapply if you change your mind. This is where I have a predicament.

    I really enjoy both maths and physics and I expect to get an A in both exams, so difficulty of the course isn't an issue however what is is that I don't know which one to put first. The courses are as follows:

    1. Mathematical Science - http://www.qualifax.ie/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=16

    2. Physics - http://www.qualifax.ie/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=16

    Maybe some of you on here who are more informed could take a look at the course structure and content by following the above links and tell me what you think of either course and which one would seem the better option for someone who enjoys maths and physics. Also, if taking the physics course ends up as my first choice I intend to do theoretical physics, if that's worth anything?
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  3. Jun 13, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
  4. Jun 13, 2015 #3
    Just so you know, both of those links lead to the same page, and ask you to choose a course/award/province/county etc... you might have to copy+paste the descriptions.
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