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    (Original post by Frannoooooooo)
    Thankss for your reply, I was actually juggling with the thought of taking Physics. It's probably my favourite out of the sciences. I know chemistry is highly respected but I honestly really don't like it I find it a bit mundane. Biology doesn't buzz me either so IF I were to do a science it would be Physics. Does psychology have any links to philosophy? This is another subject I was considering but I do realise it's seen as a 'soft' A level.
    Ya theres nothing wrong with physics its still a great option and probably your best 4th if u enjoy it the most out of the sciences.
    Psychology does link a bit with philosophy by thinking about the way we think about things howevever they differ in approaching problems. You could bring psychol into philisophy but you can also find they disagree on some things. They both look at individual behaviour and circumstances but philosophy may scale it up: its more about the idea and 'why not?' While phsychol may give a solution to why someone behaved the way they did. Hope this makes a little sense.
    Both interesting, sorry I dont know much else about them and hard to explain
    Enjoy whatever u pick though
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    (Original post by Nathanielle)
    I would go for one, you are confident to get a high grade in. I can't see any advantage in taking Physics, unless you prefer it. Psychology wouldn't be such a good choice, as it relates less, but depending on where you want to end up, it might be not as bad. (Business studies is somehow related in some areas, as e.g. human resources.) Philosophy might be a bit risky, because it might be difficult to predict, how good you will be, but otherwise it is a very academic and respected subject. Further Math depends on your abilities and of course wether the teaching suits you, but don't look to much at what others might not achieve.

    Anyway, what subjects are you able to take?
    I suppose there's no advantage in taking Physics but in my opinion its the best of the ones I have left to choose from. Excluding the ones I take, these are the A levels left available to me:

    Art (Fine)
    Art (Graphic Communication)
    Art (Digital)
    Business Studies
    Dance
    English Lit
    English Lang
    Geography
    ICT
    Media
    P.E
    Psychology
    Sociology
    Biology
    Chemistry
    Physics
    Spanish
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    (Original post by LiamMcMorrow)
    Philosophy and ethics.
    Why do people keep suggesting ones I said my school doesn't offer ahah I can't do Philosophy! :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Frannoooooooo)
    Why do people keep suggesting ones I said my school doesn't offer ahah I can't do Philosophy! :rolleyes:
    Because there have been no list? I agree, Physics seems a good option, regarding the others available. But to be save look at the requirements of the courses you are considering, to not miss out some important A Level.
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    (Original post by Nathanielle)
    Because there have been no list? I agree, Physics seems a good option, regarding the others available. But to be save look at the requirements of the courses you are considering, to not miss out some important A Level.
    There should be a list above your post

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    (Original post by Nat_LPS)
    There should be a list above your post

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    Which was posted after the post, which was critized by the Thread Starter.
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    (Original post by Nathanielle)
    Because there have been no list? I agree, Physics seems a good option, regarding the others available. But to be save look at the requirements of the courses you are considering, to not miss out some important A Level.
    I stated in my original post that my school doesn't offer philosophy, politics or economics, posting a list of available subjects wouldn't of made any difference..
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    If you don't hate mathematics and have some interest in the physical sciences, take Physics. I certainly love Chemistry more than Physics (even more at A-Level) but I have to say that Physics can be very interesting if you love science. I didn't like Physics at first but now I love the subject a lot. The mathematical parts (at least at AS Level) are quite easy if you've done some practice. So if you find that you really don't enjoy Physics at AS Level, then you can choose to drop it and it'd still look good on your uni application (assuming you got an A, and are not planning to do a science degree).

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    Just saw your list. Try to consider Geography or English Lit.
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    (Original post by BWV1007)
    If you don't hate mathematics and have some interest in the physical sciences, take Physics. I certainly love Chemistry more than Physics (even more at A-Level) but I have to say that Physics can be very interesting if you love science. I didn't like Physics at first but now I love the subject a lot. The mathematical parts (at least at AS Level) are quite easy if you've done some practice. So if you find that you really don't enjoy Physics at AS Level, then you can choose to drop it and it'd still look good on your uni application (assuming you got an A, and are not planning to do a science degree).

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    Just saw your list. Try to consider Geography or English Lit.
    I really dislike English literature and Geography, plus I already have 2 Essay/Writing based subjects so I'd probably prefer to go for a Science subject to create a balance. Physics is looking good at the moment, it's definitely my favourite physical science.
 
 
 

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