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    I'm only in year 11 but I'm considering doing a classics degree at university, potentially at Oxford.

    My A level choices are currently Latin, Maths, philosophy and geography/politics.

    I have the option of doing early modern history and English literature at A level but I am not as good at either subject as I am at my chosen subjects.

    Are my options sufficient for this particular degree and which is a better option out of geography and politics? Bearing in mind I'm very passionate about Latin, which shows in my extra curricular activities.
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    Politics is a better option. It think you should be fine - if you want to get into a top university, it may be more helpful to do History/Classical Civilisations, but you should be alright, especially if you want to focus on Latin at Uni.
    Good Luck!
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    The only option for history at my school is early modern history which I felt bears little relevance to classics content-wise.

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    I think they are good choices, and Politics is more relevant than Geography.


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