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Rank your subjects in order of difficulty

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    Hello,

    Out of curiosity has anyone sat Advanced Higher Computing and History simultaneously? Which is easier in terms of workload (I know Comp has a project and History has a dissertation)? Which is more monotonous in content? Which would you choose if you could only pick one of them in retrospect?

    Sat both of them at Higher this year (History done, Computing on Thurs) with the expected grade of an A so the content in Higher isn't a problem.

    P.S. if you didn't sit both, but just one, how would you relate it in context with other subjects (I'm also sitting AH English and Business Management, column clash and Aberdeen Council budget cuts means I can only pick Comp or History)

    Thanks
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    H English
    H Maths
    H Accounting
    H Business
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    H English
    H Physics
    H Chemistry
    H Human Biology
    H Maths
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    5th year: Hardest
    - Higher Maths
    - Higher English = Higher History
    - Higher Business Management
    - Higher Computing

    6th year: Hardest
    - AH English
    - AH Business Management
    - AH Computing
    - Higher Physics
    - Higher Admin
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    S5 (this year)

    Hardest
    Higher Computing
    Higher Business Management
    Intermediate 2 Maths
    Intermediate 2 English
    Intermediate 2 Music
    Easiest

    S4 (last year)

    Hardest
    Standard Grade Maths
    Intermediate 2 Drama
    Standard Grade French
    Standard Grade Computing
    Standard Grade Modern
    Standard Grade English
    Easiest
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    Hardest: H Chemistry
    H Business Management
    H Modern Studies
    H English
    Easiest: H Biology
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    Hardest
    AH Physics
    AH Maths
    H Bus Man
    Easiest
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    Last year - S4 (Hardest - Easiest):
    SG Geography
    Int 2 English
    SG Physics
    SG Biology
    SG Chemistry
    Int 2 French
    SG Music

    This year - S5 (Hardest - Easiest):
    H English
    H Physics
    H Biology
    H Chemistry
    H Maths
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    S5:
    H English
    H Biology (sheer volume of course)
    H Maths
    H Modern Studies
    H Chemistry
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    S5: Hardest
    H Modern Studies
    H Chemistry = H Maths
    H Computing
    H Physics
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    I have a feeling I've posted on this thread before, but after doing the exam think my opinions have changed slightly.

    Hardest :
    H English
    H Physics
    H History (primarily because it is a lot of work)
    H Modern Studies
    H Maths
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    For next year, I'm going to say:

    Hardest

    H English
    H Chemistry
    H Maths
    H Physics
    H Human Biology
    H History

    Easiest
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    (Original post by nerd434)
    For next year, I'm going to say:

    Hardest

    H English
    H Chemistry
    H Maths
    H Physics
    H Human Biology
    H History

    Easiest
    Think by the end of the year History will have gone several spaces up that list, I can guarantee it!
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    (Original post by S119234)
    Think by the end of the year History will have gone several spaces up that list, I can guarantee it!
    Is it actually difficult or does it just require a lot of work to learn all the content? How much time per week would you say it requires to get an A? Considering I have five other Highers..
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    (Original post by nerd434)
    Is it actually difficult or does it just require a lot of work to learn all the content? How much time per week would you say it requires to get an A? Considering I have five other Highers..
    Why are you doing 6 Highers? Are you allowed?
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    (Original post by animelover123)
    Why are you doing 6 Highers? Are you allowed?
    Yeah, if I self-teach one. Maths and English are basically compulsory. I wanted to study the three sciences as well as History!
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    (Original post by nerd434)
    Yeah, if I self-teach one. Maths and English are basically compulsory. I wanted to study the three sciences as well as History!
    I wish you all the best. I had "fun" with 5 so im sure you'll have a ball with 6
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    (Original post by nerd434)
    Is it actually difficult or does it just require a lot of work to learn all the content? How much time per week would you say it requires to get an A? Considering I have five other Highers..
    Higher History is not so much about just learning all the content, it's hard in terms of the fact that you need to completely change how you approach the exam questions, whereas SG was simply "memorise" and write down all the details in the exam, almost reptitively. Higher is so much more about using what you know to analyse why things happened etc.

    I'd say that by the fact you've put Higher English furthur up the list, shows that History will eventually end furthur up, as they are both hugely essay based and completely different from their prospective SG versions.
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    (Original post by n x)
    4th year

    Hardest
    Credit Biology
    Credit French
    General Maths because I'm so eager to get a 3
    Int 2 admin
    Int 2 hospitality
    Credit/general business management
    General English
    General English
    Easiest
    5th year update

    Higher English (enjoy the class and everything but I need to study so much for close reading and my textual analysis nab)
    Higher Geography
    Int2 Biology
    Higher Business Management
    Int1 Maths
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    Hardest
    Higher English
    Higher Chemistry
    Higher Maths/Biology/Geography (They all seem on-par, I can do each pretty much as well as the other so idk about order)

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