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Theoretical physicist

  1. Jul 3, 2011 #1
    Theoretical physicist....

    I'm an A-level student.....i want to be a theoretical physicist.....what am i supposed to do right now.....can anyone guide me.....i know i should have been a bit specific while asking this....but i want to have a general guidence for it...!.....thanks for any kind of help......
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  3. Jul 3, 2011 #2
    Re: Theoretical physicist....

    Um, surely you know that the first step would be to study theoretical physics at university?
  4. Jul 3, 2011 #3
    Re: Theoretical physicist....

    What level of education do you have? What sort of math do you know? Are you in University? What level of physics have you studied so far?
  5. Jul 3, 2011 #4
    Re: Theoretical physicist....

    take your a levels seriously: do well in maths and physics.
    apply for a theoretical/mathematical physics degree.
    get in, study hard there and see if youve got what it takes.
  6. Jul 3, 2011 #5
    Re: Theoretical physicist....

    The OP says he is in A-Level.
  7. Jul 3, 2011 #6
    Re: Theoretical physicist....

    I had no idea what A-level meant at the time of my post (I'm from Canada, no such thing here). I thought it just means he thinks he's smart on an independent-teaching level. Google has proved me wrong.
  8. Jul 4, 2011 #7
    Re: Theoretical physicist....

    OP really doesnt provide enough information. A-level could refer to either the introductory level (Coursename I and Coursename A is used interchangeably in some countries) or advanced level (as in post-undergrad level), and I would guess that it has more uses than that.
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