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    I really don't know if I should choose Sociology or R.S :confused: Sociology sounds more interesting to me and I think I'll do better in it than R.S. However, I know that Sociology isn't a traditional subject and I don't want it to negatively impact my chances of getting into a good university. Could anyone offer me some advice please?

    My other A Level options are English Literature, Psychology, and Politics.
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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)
    I really don't know if I should choose Sociology or R.S :confused: Sociology sounds more interesting to me and I think I'll do better in it than R.S. However, I know that Sociology isn't a traditional subject and I don't want it to negatively impact my chances of getting into a good university. Could anyone offer me some advice please?
    By RS do you mean Philosophy and Ethics?

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    Sounds like fun (the Thorpe Park part, anyway)


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    Yep, I'm looking forward to that
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    (Original post by xx_lofsuburbia)
    By RS do you mean Philosophy and Ethics?

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    Yep, Philosophy and Ethics.
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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)
    Yep, Philosophy and Ethics.
    Considering your other options, I would go for Philosophy and Ethics.

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    (Original post by xx_lofsuburbia)
    Considering your other options, I would go for Philosophy and Ethics.

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    That's what I've been thinking but I have been struggling with R.S GCSE and I've been getting B's and C's. I would need an A in the subject to be able to continue with it at A Level in my school.
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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)
    That's what I've been thinking but I have been struggling with R.S GCSE and I've been getting B's and C's. I would need an A in the subject to be able to continue with it at A Level in my school.
    I see. What are the requirements for sociology?

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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)
    I really don't know if I should choose Sociology or R.S :confused: Sociology sounds more interesting to me and I think I'll do better in it than R.S. However, I know that Sociology isn't a traditional subject and I don't want it to negatively impact my chances of getting into a good university. Could anyone offer me some advice please?

    My other A Level options are English Literature, Psychology, and Politics.
    Depends what you want to do at uni
    As far as I know philosophy & ethics and sociology are viewed at about the same level, and at the end of the day, if you need to get a B for example in it for you requirement grades and you only get a C then it won't matter whether the uni regards it as a better subject
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    (Original post by xx_lofsuburbia)
    I see. What are the requirements for sociology?

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    For Sociology, I would need to get an A in English or an A in R.S. But I'm working at an A/A* grade level in English Literature currently so that should be fine.

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    Depends what you want to do at uni
    As far as I know philosophy & ethics and sociology are viewed at about the same level, and at the end of the day, if you need to get a B for example in it for you requirement grades and you only get a C then it won't matter whether the uni regards it as a better subject
    I was actually considering SPS at Cambridge when I heard about it, although realistically my grades would be nowhere near high enough for Cambridge

    Oh okay, for some reason I always thought R.S was regarded as being better but they do seem to be fairly similar. Thank you!
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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)

    I was actually considering SPS at Cambridge when I heard about it, although realistically my grades would be nowhere near high enough for Cambridge

    Oh okay, for some reason I always thought R.S was regarded as being better but they do seem to be fairly similar. Thank you!
    I wouldn't take my word for it that they're regarded as the same, but if you're better at sociology then I think that's more important than what is regarded higher

    You could still do SPS at another uni that does it?
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    I wouldn't take my word for it that they're regarded as the same, but if you're better at sociology then I think that's more important than what is regarded higher

    You could still do SPS at another uni that does it?
    I've never done Sociology before as my school doesn't offer it at GCSE but the A Level course sounds more of interest to me than the R.S A Level course and I personally think I would get a better grade in Sociology Yeah that's true
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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)
    I've never done Sociology before as my school doesn't offer it at GCSE but the A Level course sounds more of interest to me than the R.S A Level course and I personally think I would get a better grade in Sociology Yeah that's true
    I'd go for sociology :yep:
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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)
    For Sociology, I would need to get an A in English or an A in R.S. But I'm working at an A/A* grade level in English Literature currently so that should be fine.



    I was actually considering SPS at Cambridge when I heard about it, although realistically my grades would be nowhere near high enough for Cambridge

    Oh okay, for some reason I always thought R.S was regarded as being better but they do seem to be fairly similar. Thank you!

    In that case, I would go for sociology.
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    Urgh, have french oral after half term. :mad: And we only had our mock like 2 weeks ago... Whyyy

    When/what is everybody's last exam? Mine is latin literature verse on the 18th June... And we have a whole casual week in which to revise for it :confused:. Why can't they spread them out better...
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    Yikes, 3? The most I have in one day is 2, and that happens 3 times for me I think. Good luck!
    haha thanks im going to need it!!! good luck to u too
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    Urgh, have french oral after half term. :mad: And we only had our mock like 2 weeks ago... Whyyy

    When/what is everybody's last exam? Mine is latin literature verse on the 18th June... And we have a whole casual week in which to revise for it :confused:. Why can't they spread them out better...

    mine is maths on the 8th.


    though i start sometime in april for my practial exams becuase i do 2 arts, performing arts and music
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    (Original post by Gingerbread101)
    I'd go for sociology :yep:
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    In that case, I would go for sociology.
    Thank you both!
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    (Original post by turn-to-page394)
    Urgh, have french oral after half term. :mad: And we only had our mock like 2 weeks ago... Whyyy

    When/what is everybody's last exam? Mine is latin literature verse on the 18th June... And we have a whole casual week in which to revise for it :confused:. Why can't they spread them out better...
    this happened to me too! i ha almost a 2 week break to revise just for maths???? weird
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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)
    Thank you both!
    You're welcome!
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    Hi,
    In my mocks I got

    Geography - U
    Maths - C
    chemistry (additional science) - D
    Biology (further additional science) - C
    English - C
    R.E. - U
    French - C
    engineering - D
    Im really serious now and I have to get really high grades (want to study medicine). Is it too late? And if it isn't too late, how much work do I have to put in?
    Thankyou
 
 
 
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