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Letters | Do modern engineers need A-level physics?

I support Mark Hansford’s Comment that A-level physics should not be a prerequisite for a civil engineering degree. Let’s face it – the bits of it we do use, F=ma and Hooke’s Law for instance, are all pretty linear and easy to remember. I have yet to use any A-level optics professionally and I could have picked up the electrical skills I’ve needed via the University of Life.

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