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Physics Theoretical physics - Subjects help

  1. May 11, 2010 #1
    Hello,
    I'm in year 10, Australia, Victoria..
    After i leave school im looking to do a corse in theoretical physics although im unsure what subjects i need to do, im planning on doing

    -English
    -Specialist maths
    -Physics
    -Math Methods
    -Chemistry
    -Software development

    Software development will be a year 12 subject in year 11, the rest will be year 11 - 12 subjects.. Will these be wise choices, if not why?

    Also what VCE ENTER score will I need?
    It will mean alot if you can help.. (:
     
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  3. May 28, 2010 #2
    Hey man, I'm a first year physics student at the University of Queensland. I completed high school in QLD doing english, physics, maths B, maths C, IPT (software) and religion & ethics. What you've chose are the perfect choices. Although chemistry isn't really necessary at all, I still would have enjoyed learning it. IPT wasn't necessary as well but I still think it will help, because when you go to uni you'll have to learn some programming like MATLAB. I don't think you should worry about it that much, really. It only takes an OP 12 to get into a BSc at UQ, I'm not sure how that is in Victorian terms but it's achievable with all low B's. High school isn't really that important, and neither is first year uni. It's third year onwards when you have to crack down.
     
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