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    So, I've selected my A Levels. I've done French AS early and am dropping it. Next year I will be doing History, English Literature, Politics and Economics.

    Although I find these subjects all very interesting, I am certainly concerned about doing four essay subjects. On top of this, I find Biology unbelievably fascinating! Although it doesn't come to me as naturally as the others, I find it really interesting. My school would be doing SNAB.

    The only problem is the teachers at my school for Biology are appalling. There are 2 good teachers in the whole department.. apart from that, they are shocking. I now it isn't wise to base a subject decision on teachers, but seeing as I already switched to Econ from French (was planning on doing another French course next year) - would it be acceptable to switch again next year, once I know who the teachers are.

    Considering the fact that I find History the hardest, I have never actually done Economics before and I want to do HSPS at Cambridge - what would you recommend I switch out of, if I do switch?
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    If you switch I would say Politics

    Wether you can switch is a different issue ... in my school you can change (subject to blocking and group size) up to the end of September
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    If you switch I would say Politics

    Wether you can switch is a different issue ... in my school you can change (subject to blocking and group size) up to the end of September
    I want to do politics at university though, so I should probably keep it..

    You can switch even if you've switched once before?
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    I guess it depends which block Bio is in as to which you can switch

    I would check with the Politics students re the need for Politics A level ... it is not a Cambridge preferred subject afaik


    At my school ... yes
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    im doing just two Alevels-economics&sociology. and 3AS-Psychology,business, english
    need anyones help. do you know any uni's that accept two alevels? do all of them want 3???
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    (Original post by Blaze008)
    im doing just two Alevels-economics&sociology. and 3AS-Psychology,business, english
    need anyones help. do you know any uni's that accept two alevels? do all of them want 3???
    most do say three, but you can negotiate; three Cs may ba able to change for two As
    some go by UCAS points, have you tried searching via UCAS course finder? http://www.ucas.ac.uk/students/coursesearch/
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    (Original post by Blaze008)
    im doing just two Alevels-economics&sociology. and 3AS-Psychology,business, english
    need anyones help. do you know any uni's that accept two alevels? do all of them want 3???
    Some universities make offers for some courses based on 2 A Levels

    Your best bet is to look at UCAS for specific subjects at specific places
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    Some unis accept 2 A-Levels. Generally the lower-ranked unis though I think also some quite good unis for some subjects (2 A-Levels and 2 AS-Levels). What do you want to apply for?

    Re: the original post, I would switch English or Economics.
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Some universities make offers for some courses based on 2 A Levels

    Your best bet is to look at UCAS for specific subjects at specific places
    thanks a million mate! on that right away. im thinking of doing economics man. dont think theyd accept 2Alevels. anyway cheers mate!
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    Well I found 3 easily

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