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Hating my Engineering degree and want to transfer to Commerce (1 Viewer)

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Hi, I'm currently doing Engineering and particularly finding it stressful and uninteresting. I want to transfer mid year to Commerce as I found these kind of subjects particularly interesting in high school. (i know this does not mean ill love uni commerce but i definitely prefer it to engineering) I am currently enrolled in a UNSW engineering program, and thus want to transfer for the mid year application period through UAC. What kind of chance would i have of getting into UNSW commerce if i got an ATAR of 95.3 but am eligible for 5 bonus points? I have asked student central and they said bonus points will be considered, but i just want to know how likely it would be to get into commerce?
 

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UNSW look at your ATAR in mid-year transfer for commerce, I think your chance quiet high, because you may be also eligible for the HSC Plus.
 

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UNSW look at your ATAR in mid-year transfer for commerce, I think your chance quiet high, because you may be also eligible for the HSC Plus.
Yes, i am eligible for HSC plus and according to that scheme i should get 5 bonus points. Does that mean i am very likely to get in? Even if the demand is amazingly high? (e.g. cutoff of 99.95, ofc this is unlikely!)
 

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Hi, I'm currently doing Engineering and particularly finding it stressful and uninteresting. I want to transfer mid year to Commerce as I found these kind of subjects particularly interesting in high school. (i know this does not mean ill love uni commerce but i definitely prefer it to engineering) I am currently enrolled in a UNSW engineering program, and thus want to transfer for the mid year application period through UAC. What kind of chance would i have of getting into UNSW commerce if i got an ATAR of 95.3 but am eligible for 5 bonus points? I have asked student central and they said bonus points will be considered, but i just want to know how likely it would be to get into commerce?
Why don't you just Internal Program Transfer at the end of the year?
 

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i think everyone is hating engineering now. im assuming the subjects you're doing are ENGG1000, PHYS11X1, MATH11X1, and ENGG1811/COMP191X

there really is no "engineering" in these subjects, and i have been assured that this comes in later years
 

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i think everyone is hating engineering now. im assuming the subjects you're doing are ENGG1000, PHYS11X1, MATH11X1, and ENGG1811/COMP191X

there really is no "engineering" in these subjects, and i have been assured that this comes in later years
I highly doubt everyone is hating it haha.

And all of the above are applicable to different strands of engineering. Phys is moreso helpful for civil/mechanical atm. In semester two its more helpful to electrical students. ENGG1000 is helpful to all engineers no matter what. Maths is the basic fundamentals for all engineers. 1811 is useful for all engineers. COMP is more aimed at engineers who require the use of any electronics whatsoever.
 

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I highly doubt everyone is hating it haha.

And all of the above are applicable to different strands of engineering. Phys is moreso helpful for civil/mechanical atm. In semester two its more helpful to electrical students. ENGG1000 is helpful to all engineers no matter what. Maths is the basic fundamentals for all engineers. 1811 is useful for all engineers. COMP is more aimed at engineers who require the use of any electronics whatsoever.
maybe this is slightly exaggerated.

yes all of those subjects are interesting (to me, except physics) but not necessarily to the rest of the people in engineering.

lol ENGG1000 is alright in the sense it is just a bludge subject were you just build something in like 10 weeks to preform a function. but really it doesn't really teach us how to use engineering concepts. like our group (and some of the others) had crazy/stupid ideas that wouldn't be practical in a real life situation (assuming people doing engineering degrees want to be engineers). our ideas were use a superconductor in the base and hover the robot so it doesn't tip the cargo and use a rock and throw it and a string attached will drag it along lol (doing the orthos project one)

yes maths is good and comp is interesting but takes up a lot of time. when i run a program and get bugs and crap it turns out i forgot to add a semicolon somewhere or forgot to define something and it stuffs up. very fustrating
 

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I'd hate having a 99:1 guy/girl ratio too.
 

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