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    Presently I'm doing English lit, Philosophy, History, Economics and Biology, after which I want to do English, followed eventually by a career in acting. Yar!
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    I do As History, Maths, English Literature and Politics [Critical Thinking :P] And I did Philosophy As last year

    What to do at uni? History

    Career? Barrister followed by something high powered within the Political sector [PM?]
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    (Original post by pinda.college)
    What do you want to do at university,what do you study now and what job do you want?

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    :p: Have a good day
    atm english lit, history, spanish, deutsch!
    uni, spanish & german
    afterwards, no idea, i really want to go into fashion journalism or fashion in general (not in england obviously) but it would be pretty difficult
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    i do Maths, physics and Chemistry. (also General Studies)

    i hope to do maths at uni (if i go) (looking at royal holloway, surrey, sussex, queen mary, reading)
    or i may do chemistry (main choice if i apply for chem is sussex or surrey)

    as for job i have no idea but i quite like the idea of waitrose DM at the mo.
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    Bet you can't guess :P:




    ...its chemistry..
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    Journalism :sexface:
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    PORN studies
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    (Original post by pinda.college)
    What do you want to do at university,what do you study now and what job do you want?

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    :p: Have a good day
    My A-Levels are in my sig. I want to do English at uni, and then on to being a life-long sponger as a writer/poet/actress/media type/chocolatier/dreamer.
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    (Original post by awais590)
    I know this is a bit off-topic but, i'm planning on studying the exact courses as the ones you've stated :p:
    just like to ask, how's the workload and how much do they differ from GCSE? thanks!
    Oh! I'm starting these courses in September, I'm still doing GCSEs at the moment! However, I have spoken to a lot of students who are doing these subjects - and this is what they said;

    English Lit. --> lots of reading, quite difficult mark scheme for coursework/ exam, a little bit harder but not a massive step up from GCSEs.

    Biology --> Apparently there is LOADS to memorise for this, the content is obivously more advanced but the concepts don't seem to be hard to learn, just stressing the whole memorising thing - loads of content - as that is what everyone said about biology A-level.

    History --> This is said to be like English, you are more successful if you read around the topics you are studying, and your essay writing skills have to be up to scratch (English should help here!) but actually the general difficulty of the subject is not a massive step up from GCSE.

    Chemistry --> Is supposed to be one of the most difficult A-levels, someone told me that on your first A-level chem. lesson they admit "everything at GCSE is a simplified lie", which is probably true as things get a lot more complex (my teacher told me) at AS/A2 as you have to know explicitly WHY things are happening, rather than just the fact that they are.

    The workload seems to vary depending on the exam board and the people I've spoken too. Some don't like the English lit. reading, or the coursework, so they find that takes ages, some say the essay-writing for History, remembering facts in Biology - and finally some say grasping new chemical concepts takes the longest amount of time!

    Hope I helped.

    btw - what do you plan to do with these subjects?
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    (Original post by student1993)
    Im doing
    • Maths
    • Further Maths :woo:
    • Physics
    • Photography
    Similar to me then, I'm doing Maths, Further Maths, French and Photography, with plans to drop Photography at the end of this year and do AS Physics =)
    Wanting to do Maths at university, Cambridge please =)
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    (Original post by Niki_girl)
    Oh! I'm starting these courses in September, I'm still doing GCSEs at the moment! However, I have spoken to a lot of students who are doing these subjects - and this is what they said;

    English Lit. --> lots of reading, quite difficult mark scheme for coursework/ exam, a little bit harder but not a massive step up from GCSEs.

    Biology --> Apparently there is LOADS to memorise for this, the content is obivously more advanced but the concepts don't seem to be hard to learn, just stressing the whole memorising thing - loads of content - as that is what everyone said about biology A-level.

    History --> This is said to be like English, you are more successful if you read around the topics you are studying, and your essay writing skills have to be up to scratch (English should help here!) but actually the general difficulty of the subject is not a massive step up from GCSE.

    Chemistry --> Is supposed to be one of the most difficult A-levels, someone told me that on your first A-level chem. lesson they admit "everything at GCSE is a simplified lie", which is probably true as things get a lot more complex (my teacher told me) at AS/A2 as you have to know explicitly WHY things are happening, rather than just the fact that they are.

    The workload seems to vary depending on the exam board and the people I've spoken too. Some don't like the English lit. reading, or the coursework, so they find that takes ages, some say the essay-writing for History, remembering facts in Biology - and finally some say grasping new chemical concepts takes the longest amount of time!

    Hope I helped.

    btw - what do you plan to do with these subjects?
    the most useful explanation yet! thankyou!

    i'm not sure tbh, i've got a mixture of sciences and humanites subjects so i'm planning on going into either law or dentistry :p:

    what subjects are you planning on doing?
    and what're you planning on doing with them?
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    (Original post by awais590)
    the most useful explanation yet! thankyou!

    i'm not sure tbh, i've got a mixture of sciences and humanites subjects so i'm planning on going into either law or dentistry :p:

    what subjects are you planning on doing?
    and what're you planning on doing with them?
    Sounds cool, I'm taking; Biology, History, Chemistry and English Literature because I wanted a mixture too, and to be honest you can study science at uni without maths/ physics providing you do well in Biology/ chemistry so that's what I'm doing...

    Hopefully to study Biological Sciences at uni :yep:
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    (Original post by Niki_girl)
    Sounds cool, I'm taking; Biology, History, Chemistry and English Literature because I wanted a mixture too, and to be honest you can study science at uni without maths/ physics providing you do well in Biology/ chemistry so that's what I'm doing...

    Hopefully to study Biological Sciences at uni :yep:
    awesome. same as me! :p: yeah, i'm pretty relieved that you can study science at uni without the maths. i hate it! mainly 'cos i'm rubbish at it :o:
    haha.
    good luck with your GCSE's btw :yep:
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    (Original post by pinda.college)
    What do you want to do at university,what do you study now and what job do you want?

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    :p: Have a good day
    I'm doing Bio, Chem, Physics and Psychology, and i'd luurve to do anatomy (and physiology). Still not sure about which job, I've got time to think about it, though.
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    (Original post by Iepnauy)
    I'm in year 11 too :P. Are you doing C1 module in June/July then? :P
    I think I am
    at the risk of sounding geeky, c1 has been a bit of a disapointment, I've found it no more challenging than any of the gcse stuff.
    dId any one else find that or am I just strange?
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    French
    English Lit
    Spanish
    History
    Film Studies

    English Lit

    Postgrad

    Something well paid that I enjoy.

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    (Original post by pinda.college)
    What do you want to do at university,what do you study now and what job do you want?

    Please quote me for replys

    :p: Have a good day
    I currently do;

    - Maths
    - English Language
    - Chemistry
    - Economics
    - Critical Thinking

    I'm looking to do Economics or Law, but am keeping all doors open [:
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    I want to do medicine.
    Currently I am studying:
    English Lit
    Maths
    Physics
    Chemistry
    Biology

    Good Luck to everyone
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    Im not in my AS year yet but I've chosen to study: RS, Biology, Psychology & Maths at 6th form. At university I want to do a BEd in Primary Education and then be a teacher at the end of the 3 year course.
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    I want to study countryside conservation, countryside management, environmental conservation, conservation management...well something along those lines. Im looking at Aberwystyth (prefer there at the min) or Nottingham Trent to go to uni but thats a year away yet! Got to get through AS and then A2.

    Im taking at AS:Biology
    Archaeology
    Geography
    History

    I want to work outdoors as a conservation management ranger officer hopefully for someone like English Heritage or National Trust so that I can still keep in touch with history.
 
 
 
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