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    Hmmm thats a hard one

    Because.... Biology will go well with the Geography side if you want to go down the Environmental Science/ Geology route (not to say physics wont) BUT physics will complement your maths (even if it isnt mechanics) soooo it depends on what you want to do in life.
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    (Original post by Izzy B)
    which would you recommend for a level- biology or physics?
    I'm thinking of doing economics, geography and stats as well.
    any ideas?
    Whats your career plan?
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    Physics.
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    I think it depends on your exam board a bit - I've been doing physics with Edexcel this year and utterly loved it, despite not particularly enjoying it at GCSE. Everyone I know who does biology seems to be doing endless write-ups etc. Physics is very mathsy - it's a good choice for someone with intuitive maths ability, but as long as you can cope with the maths, it's fine.
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    biology is the worst subject going. physics is better.
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    (Original post by andy12691)
    Unless you want to do Medicine or a Biology-related course, Physics is much more respected than Biology imo, especially for courses like Maths, Engineering or Economics which seems to me like you're interested in at the moment.
    thanks thats really helped.
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    depends what you mean by better? biology is easier physics is more interesting!

    (i do both at a level) - yes shrews damn AQA
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    I did biology and physics.
    Biology was probably easier - more about learning facts, but there was ALOT to learn.
    Physics you have to actually understand what you're been taught, so it's a bit harder. If you're good at maths though, you won't struggle with it too much!
    It really does depen what you're more interested in, and what you want to do at uni.
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    Physics is more conceptually difficult imo, it also requires more mathematical literacy. Physics A Level is more about learning a few ideas and being able to apply them; Biology is more about learning lots of ideas and regurgitating. That said, it depends what you like learning about; if you'd rather study living things, Biology is more likely to be your thing, but if you're into mechanics, electricity, sub atomic particles etc. Physics is the way to go.
 
 
 
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