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I know media is highly looked down upon by unis but are these acceptable A level choices??
Are these good A levels to take? watch
- Thread Starter
- 02-02-2010 18:25
- 02-02-2010 18:29
For which degree? For a sports degree, no. You do however, have lots of choice, which is good.
- 02-02-2010 18:30
i really don't know about film studies...
i only knew about media studies due to its reputaion...
but i've never heard of that...
oither than that they are graet choices.
i would question your choice of music tech, but anything music related is good in my book!
- 02-02-2010 19:05
How are we defining "good" here?
A good A-level could be the sort that universities like to see. Examples would be Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry, and the like.
A good A-level could also be something you enjoy, but different people enjoy different subjects (I enjoy Biology and Economics, for example).
And, of course, a good A-level could just be an easy one. Film Studies comes to mind.
A single A-level can easily combine the first two criteria, but it's unlikely that an A-level universities are looking for is going to be particularly easy.
Personally, I would ditch Film Studies or Music Technology and take Maths, Physics, or Chemistry to improve my chances of getting admitted to a good university. You have to "soft" A-levels right now (Film Studies and Music Technology), and that's one too many for a number of top universities.
- Thread Starter
- 02-02-2010 19:14
I was thinking of ditching music tech in a level...
I was going to go for geography. But in all fairness, I dislike the fact that geography doesnt really fit anywhere...I mean, English or geography really?
At least english says what it does. Geography is like a mash up of everything. I find it pretty pointless.
Other than that, options are History maybe or Biology.
- 02-02-2010 19:19
If you want my point of view, apart from English Literature, they're pretty worseless..
Film studies, computing and Music are pretty weak, but if oyu don't care about getting in to a decent university, then they're fine.
Again I could be wrong..
- 02-02-2010 19:27
Tsk dont diss Geography =P
It's the best subject =D