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Aren't Maths and English a level completely different from each other?

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    I an student going into my first year of college. My gcses went really well so that's not a problem.
    As for the future I'm not aware what I want to do at university just yet therefore I want to keep my options open by doing the a levels most unis require.
    I was just wondering by taking maths English and chemistry at a level, I was a bit worried that because maths and English are two completely different fields will that affect what degree I can get. For example I want to go and study mathematics at university. Or for example I want to get a degree in teaching. Would I be able to study mathematics or get a degree in teaching with these a levels?
    Also would it be weird if I took chemist maths and English at a level as maths and English are two completely different subjects despite the fact most Universityies require them?
    Thanks you for your time,

    Depends what uni you're looking at
    If it's a competitive uni or top uni they usually have preferred subjects for a degree

    So if you wanted to do maths, they would require maths and further maths and prefer physics, so you still have a chance but its lower, and for chemistry they may want 3 sciences or 2 or whatever I'm not sure, but if you don't know what you want to do and you think you can cope I would suggest doing 4 a-levels then drop the least useful one if you've made up your mind? More subjects = more choices, but don't do 4 if you have any doubts
    3 good grades over 4 mediocre grades

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    Oh yh and if English language I would suggest you change it to English literature or English combined

    This is because universities look down on English language, but again depends where you are aiming for.. If for a lower/mid table uni they probably wouldn't care what subjects you take a long as you have decent grades and one linked subject maybe? I'm not 100% sure about this but I'm guessing that is the case

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