Results are out! Find what you need...fast. Get quick advice or join the chat
x

Unlock these great extras with your FREE membership

  • One-on-one advice about results day and Clearing
  • Free access to our personal statement wizard
  • Customise TSR to suit how you want to use it

A level choices advice

Announcements Posted on
Find your uni forum to get talking to other applicants, existing students and your future course-mates 27-07-2015
Win top prizes in our mega results day giveaway... 24-07-2015
  1. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    HEY guys,
    I'm the process of choosing my A levels and I've hit a brick wall. Here are the possibilities:
    1. Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry
    2. Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Geography
    3. Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Geography

    At uni I wanna do Physics/Geophysics/NatSciences/Physics&Philosophy (kinda vague, I know).
    I have been advised that Further Maths is important for those and I find Geography really interesting, but at my school we can only do 4 subjects.
    What do you guys think?

    CHEERS
  2. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Further maths isn't really important for Physics based courses. It can help your application, and you'll be a bit ahead for parts of the course, but overall, it won't disadvantage you if you don't have it, as a lot of schools don't even offer further maths, and all the extra content you will have learnt will be covered in the degree anyway. Chemistry is supposed to be a big advantage for Physics degrees, and if you really enjoy geography, I'd pick those two over further maths. But it's up to you and what you find most interesting and think you will do better at.
  3. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    If you're willing to put extremely hard work in can't you ask to do all 5?
  4. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    I did maths, further maths, physics and chemistry and just completely cracked under the pressure of all 4. I ended up with AABD respectively at AS. I found chemistry really difficult to process at the same time as learning the other 3. I would suggest Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Geography.

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: July 31, 2012
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Poll
Would you consider Clearing if you missed your offer?
Results and Clearing

Results are coming...

No sweat. Here's all you need to make sure you're ready

new on tsr

What's your life ambition?

Graduating, travelling, owning a business?

x

Think you'll be in clearing or adjustment?

Hear direct from unis that want to talk to you

Get email alerts for university course places that match your subjects and grades. Just let us know what you're studying.

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.