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    Hey there,

    I know there's been about 328994 threads on this topic but here it goes..
    At the moment i'm taking GCSE's in all core subjects, Geography, French, Drama & ICT (but I finished ICT in a year so I basically have double frees every week)

    At uni I'm hoping to do something English based, possibly a career in journalism or writing.

    So far I've chosen...
    • English Literature
    • History
    • Biology
    • Sociology



    ^^ The last two i'm not 100% sure about, so any advice I would be grateful of! Thanks x
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    English Lit and History are great choices (Bias :p: )

    A science is good since it shows you're well-rounded

    Sociology can be considered a bit of a soft subject. But if you think you'd enjoy it, go for it!

    If you enjoy and are good at French, I'd suggest that instead perhaps. But since you have History and English Lit the other two don't really make a huge difference.
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    (Original post by lattywatty)
    English Lit and History are great choices (Bias :p: )

    A science is good since it shows you're well-rounded

    Sociology can be considered a bit of a soft subject. But if you think you'd enjoy it, go for it!

    If you enjoy and are good at French, I'd suggest that instead perhaps. But since you have History and English Lit the other two don't really make a huge difference.
    Thanks! I wasn't too sure about the Eng Lit and Hist together because it's a lot of essay writing (which i'm not bad at, I was just concerned it would all get too much) but I guess the workload will be harder across all subjects.

    I was going to take Psychology but friends I know in sixth form hate it and find it really dull!
    I don't think I could take French, my new teacher is awful so our class are basically learning everything independantently.
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    well if you want to do English base course why not do English literature and language.
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    (Original post by victor_b1992)
    well if you want to do English base course why not do English literature and language.
    The sixth form I'm going to only offer Lit
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    what about media studies AS/A-Level.
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    ok good point. well do something you enjoy and you think that you will achieve a good grade in.
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    (Original post by Annie038)
    Thanks! I wasn't too sure about the Eng Lit and Hist together because it's a lot of essay writing (which i'm not bad at, I was just concerned it would all get too much) but I guess the workload will be harder across all subjects.

    I was going to take Psychology but friends I know in sixth form hate it and find it really dull!
    I don't think I could take French, my new teacher is awful so our class are basically learning everything independantently.
    The essay writing isn't as bad as I thought. If you want to go on to do English at uni mind, you could be writing 3 or so essays a week according to my Lit teacher! But we only get a few for both subjects and the amount of time is very fair; I haven't yet felt like it was too little time or too much pressure

    Ah, Psychology seems to be a bit of a "love it or hate it" subject at my sixth form. I'd STRONGLY recommend reading up about what the course involves before taking it. I think most people hate it in my year because they believed they'd be reading minds like Derren Brown by the end of it :rolleyes: :p:
 
 
 
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