i have already done chemistry before but know nothing about physics woukd it be a risky move to have this as a subject to pick up since i am repeating my leaving cert and need a final subject
Physics isn't an easy subject, but it's not as difficult as a lot of people say. It depends on the points you need and the other subjects you're do, especially if you're doing other subjects that incorporate mathematical elements. If you're thinking of doing it as a subject, the advice I would give you and the teacher has said it too, practice exam questions as much as possible. If you do that, ask questions and learn the stuff, you will be alright. I hope that you get on well whatever decision you make.
Physics isn't an easy subject, but it's not as difficult as a lot of people say. It depends on the points you need and the other subjects you're doing, especially if you're doing other subjects that incorporate mathematical elements. If you're thinking of doing it as a subject, the advice I would give you and the teacher has said it too, practice exam questions as much as possible. If you do that, ask questions and learn the stuff, you will be alright. I hope that you get on well whatever decision you make.
Seriously how desperate do you need to be to study physchem.
I'd be frankly embarrassed to have such nonsense on my LC results when applying for jobs/CAO.
Don't mind the other user, can't keep their own terrible opinions to themselves. As I said, just go for it if you think you'll do well. Revising exam questions, doing them out, learning the coursework. My teacher has said that the maths isn't really difficult, the hardest part is just working with fractions he said. So try it out if you think you'd like it and if you have a good maths ability.
I wouldn't be "frankly embarassed to have such nonsense" because if you think realistically rather than in a hypothetical sense, Physchem is a good subject if you're into maths and science. I'm actually glad I picked physics, and chemistry would have been good to had the option came about. It's really up to you. It does say as a guideline that it suits people considering a career in a scientific discipline like medicine. Though, I would say only do it if you are really willing to put the effort in.
Only do it if you can't do physics or chemistry, or any alternative subject, with exceptions to equally nonsensical subjects such as LCVP.
Look, allow me be frank and honest, all physchem demonstrates is an elementary level of understanding with regards to both physics and chemistry. It's picked by a lot of people because it's easy. If you studied physchem, all it shows about you as a person is a lack of direction in life and someone who chose the easy route.
I'm going to have to disagree. I could find the fact that you do a particular subject as nonsensical too, everybody is good at something. I do subjects that I'm good at (and I do quite well in them), including Physics. I don't see what the problem is, you're the one missing the point not me, if you enjoy both the chemistry and physics, yes do it. That's why it's designed: to enable those who are looking to combine the course rather than dedicate themselves to studying them as two seperate subjects due to time constraints, other subject dedications, etc. They don't need the likes of you insulting them, I didn't anyways until you came along. And will you please stop commenting on any discussions that I start from now on or I will seriously report you. I didn't ask you to comment the first time around IrishJuniorCert.
I just feel if you actually like Physics/Chemistry that much you'd study them both instead of doing physchem LOL.
It actually, to a more intelligent person, would make sense to study them all as the one subject. Jeez, you really need to stop commenting so much, I doubt people need your input. Quite sad really. Anyways, idiots will be idiots.
And cretins will be cretins.
I see you've finally come to terms with your goldfish-like capabilities when it comes to understanding simple concepts; such as the difference between physics and chemistry.
Yeah, well it's not difficult to understand. You're such a dumbo it's beyond me. I bet now if a 6 foot guy towered over you you'd run a mile... Jealousy is awful. Again, you sound like a disgruntled, pathetic ex teacher of mine. I don't usually get involved in verbal slagging matches, but for you I'll make an exception. What you see is what you get: no act. Meanwhile, with you, it's all fake to the core. I would be so annoyed if I ever ended up as bitter and as twisted as you. Who even are you? Getting your kicks from bullying people. Sad, playground type crap.