Poly courses

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Poly courses

Postby Greatnest » Sat May 26, 2012 2:05 pm

Is it recommended to take science courses in Polys when i am going to take Chemistry and Physics for 'O' levels?

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Re: Poly courses

Postby meinteel » Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:38 am

I see little relevance. You dont have to take up science courses in poly just because you too physics and chemistry in O levels although it would be an advantage assuming you have a good foundation.

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Re: Poly courses

Postby dragonflysg » Sat Jun 02, 2012 10:02 pm

You should ask yourself what you want to do after graduating, not what are are taking at O levels. Especially if you want to go the Poly route. Remember that if you want to go on to local varsities, the diplomas allow you to go only to very specific courses and not others.

If you have decided on your future career, which can still change in your adults life, then look around and see which is the best route to take. I know that institutions have been "sexing" themselves up to attract students, but think and research properly. Not everything you see in the papers, or read on the internet, are true. These information are never customised for you.

Good luck and have fun!

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Re: Poly courses

Postby rikakuma » Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:38 pm

It all depends in your interest.
Don't restrict yourself to sci courses just because you did pure sc in O lvl. =)

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Re: Poly courses

Postby cherrygal » Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:15 pm

Agreed. This is the time to see your interest and passion in any particular area. Poly is vocational-based education, meaning you take a course to enable yourself to enter that particular industry. Your science subjects just open more doors in case you are interested in engineering as well. If not, then the subjects will contribute to the L1R4 results which will then help you enter a popular course. Some popular ones have COP at 11pts or lower.
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