I need to choose my AS levels in a few weeks. I know I want to study English at Uni, and I think I'll stick to 4 AS levels (is this wise?). At the moment I'm thinking about...
History or Class Civ.
Which would be more highly regarded, History or Class Civ? I was also considering doing Maths instead of Physics, although I haven't done Add. Maths, only Higher Tier. Does this seem like a sensible combination of subjects for English? Any help is appreciated.
History or Classical Civilisation? watch
- Thread Starter
- 07-02-2010 19:04
- 07-02-2010 19:11
Don't worry about the prestige of them, do the one you'd prefer.
I did both at AS and got an U in History and a D in Classics (**** grades but for me, at the time, the best I could have achieved).
History is very essay based, there's an awful lot of reading that needs to be done (which I didn't do... whoops), and a lot of background knowledge that you will be expected to find out for yourself.
Classics I found much more enjoyable, the essays are more literature style and there's not as much you need to know, you will get a question on say, a tragedy and have to refer to another one that you've read, rather than the history style which will be an event, then needing background knowledge on it, other events of a similar type, explanation of the effect etc.