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    (Original post by 123456789012)
    Yeah, definitely. A friend of mines did Maths, Further Maths and Additional Further Maths. He averaged >95% in Maths and FM, but did relatively bad in Additional FM (averaging 82%). M4 and M5 are the probably the toughest Maths modules IMO.

    I found it really difficult getting my head around some of the Physics concepts. :/ Chemistry concepts are relatively simple compared to Physics.
    82% is still very impressive for AFM

    I agree with you there - Physics concepts are harder to get your head around, but I found that with Chemistry you have more simple concepts but you require a lot of understanding, more than what is actually taught, and in exams it's like ... ' how are you supposed to know that?'.
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    (Original post by toonervoustotalk)
    Maths
    Chemistry
    Biology
    Physics
    Agree with the first two, however I think Bio is slightly harder than Physics. Although, getting my head around the Physics concepts was probably the most frustrating thing for me..
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    (Original post by sw651)
    Law is a soft subject apparently, I go English Lit, History, Maths, Further Maths, Biology

    All hard, but easiest to hardest
    Law certainly isn't soft
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    (Original post by saule1116)
    Law certainly isn't soft
    according to the universities it is, you end up re learning everything
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    They're all the same but if I had to rank;
    Maths
    Biology
    Physics
    Economics

    Easiest to hardest. They're all the same but I haven't been learning anything in econ due to an awful teacher, hence why it's hardest.
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    (Original post by sw651)
    according to the universities it is, you end up re learning everything
    Maybe the average/low ranked unis. But from the ones that I've been to, you certainly don't end up re-learning everything... (otherwise, unis wouldn't let you have a law A-level either, since you'd know everything anyway )
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    chemistry, biology, psychology, sociology (hardest to easiest)
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    (Original post by saule1116)
    Maybe the average/low ranked unis. But from the ones that I've been to, you certainly don't end up re-learning everything... (otherwise, unis wouldn't let you have a law A-level either, since you'd know everything anyway )
    Quite, I considered taking it but was advised against it, regret it now as I was turned away from law as a career path
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    (Original post by 123456789012)
    I've heard that the coursework is pretty intense in Music, and then you have the performance aspect as well. Can't really compare it with Economics though as I don't know anything about it.
    That's right, I'd say getting an A at A Level music requires a similar amount of work and effort as A Level Maths, haven't studied economics so I'm not sure about that
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    Hardest to easiest for my subjects:
    Philosophy > Economics > Maths > IT
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    bruh media studies is the hardest
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    (Original post by The Diplomat.)
    bruh media studies is the hardest
    Is it? I've heard that it's one of the easier A-Levels.
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    Further maths, physics, chemistry. No question.
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    (Original post by 123456789012)
    Yeah, definitely. A friend of mines did Maths, Further Maths and Additional Further Maths. He averaged >95% in Maths and FM, but did relatively bad in Additional FM (averaging 82%). M4 and M5 are the probably the toughest Maths modules IMO.

    I found it really difficult getting my head around some of the Physics concepts. :/ Chemistry concepts are relatively simple compared to Physics.
    M5 is absolutely brutul. Definitely the hardest exam in all of A-levels.
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    (Original post by ubisoft)
    Further maths, physics, chemistry. No question.
    Couldn't agree more, hands down..
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    (Original post by 123456789012)
    Couldn't agree more, hands down..
    For me personally: Chem > phys > FM because I'm good at maths. But I assume for the average student it will be opposite that.
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    (Original post by 123456789012)
    Is it? I've heard that it's one of the easier A-Levels.
    lul im joking
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    (Original post by ubisoft)
    For me personally: Chem > phys > FM because I'm good at maths. But I assume for the average student it will be opposite that.
    Oops, I thought you meant FM > Physics > Chem.. I haven't done FM myself but from what I heard from a lot of friends who did do FM with Physics was that both subjects are on par with each other in terms of difficulty.
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    (Original post by The Diplomat.)
    lul im joking
    I thought so, lol..
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    (Original post by 123456789012)
    Oops, I thought you meant FM > Physics > Chem.. I haven't done FM myself but from what I heard from a lot of friends who did do FM with Physics was that both subjects are on par with each other in terms of difficulty.
    Depends how much finesse you have for maths. Personally found physics way harder.
 
 
 
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