I would like to ask if it is useful to have a solid maths background (but only 2 courses of "general physics" and 2 of "mathematical physics") as BSc in order to be a successful researcher in theoretical physics. Also, is it advisable to start with a BSc in physics instead of one in maths (it should be noted that in a physics BSc it will be possible to do few maths courses: only 3 analysis courses; 1 geometry; 1 mathematical methods of physics)?
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