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    At the moment, I think I'll be opting for maths, chemistry, biology and physics (with the intent of dropping one at A2), whilst attending geography lessons, as I find the subject very interesting - film studies would have just been for a bit of fun, anyhow.

    I've talked to a few teachers about it too, and I'm told that, whilst I'd be allowed to take the 6 A levels mentioned, most people taking more than 4 tend to struggle.

    Thanks to everyone for the help!
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    (Original post by Yellow Car)
    Hello! I've recently completed my GCSEs, and am struggling with making my A-level choices for the coming academic year.

    At the moment, I am thinking about taking the following:
    - Maths
    - Chemistry
    - Biology
    - Physics
    - Geography
    - Film Studies (as an extra curricular subject, purely out of interest in the subject area)

    Whilst I enjoy all the subjects that I have chosen (with the exception of physics), I was wondering:
    a) if opting for 6 A-levels would be more of a deterrence than an advantage.
    b) if taking Film Studies would make it harder to apply for a reputable university.


    (I also took the new specification of AS Creative Writing as an extra curricular subject during year 11.)

    Whilst I am quite unsure about what I wish to pursue in the future, I am hopeful that it will be related to either the sciences or law.

    Thank you, in advance, for any help given.

    No university in the country is even vaguely interested in you having 6 A Levels. Also 'Film Studies', how would that even qualify to be a GCSE let alone an A Level?!
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    (Original post by DailyMailIsALiar)
    No university in the country is even vaguely interested in you having 6 A Levels. Also 'Film Studies', how would that even qualify to be a GCSE let alone an A Level?!
    The 6 choices would mainly have been because I've not really decided what I'd like to do after 6th form, and film studies is an extra curricular subject that I had considered doing purely for fun.

    However, I think I'm quite sure about the 4 I now want to take.
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    (Original post by Yellow Car)
    The 6 choices would mainly have been because I've not really decided what I'd like to do after 6th form, and film studies is an extra curricular subject that I had considered doing purely for fun.

    However, I think I'm quite sure about the 4 I now want to take.
    Glad you've narrowed it down to 4, 6 would have been a heart attack waiting to happen!
 
 
 
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