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    My boyfriend's having trouble deciding between the two..his other subjects are History, English Lit., and also Media Studies (although he didn't choose that himself).
    His school is small so he has to choose between certain subjects, and so doesn't know which to take..I don't think there's much difference in their prestige to unis is there? Or is Geography a 'better' subject?
    He got an A in Geo. at GCSE by the way, and is planning to do either History or English at uni.

    Thanks in advance for the help
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    I've been told that sociology goes well with media studies. I've just finished A2 sociology and I found it pretty easy. Didn't put much effort in and came out with an A. I think that that most people would say that geography is the 'better' subject in that most universities tend to respect it more (I don't really have an opinion as I haven't studied geography at AS/A2 level.) Sorry, I know that answer's not much help.
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    Geography is probably more well-respected than Sociology, apparently, it is more difficult than Maths.
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    (Original post by darkenergy)
    Geography is probably more well-respected than Sociology, apparently, it is more difficult than Maths.
    apparently? according to who?
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    (Original post by PQ)
    apparently? according to who?
    some friend in my old school, but there is an element of truth in it though.
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    I did Geography. It was good! I got an A but most of my class got Cs/Ds/Es. It's not really hard or anything as long as you actually do work!
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    (Original post by darkenergy)
    some friend in my old school, but there is an element of truth in it though.
    tbh I believe you (although I was put off geography by the idea of spending a week long field trip at chesil beach with the weirdo's that I knew were going to carry it on (that and the coursework)) - it would certainly have been harder for me to get a good grade in than maths was *shuffles in front of 9% mark for GCSE geography coursework* - I HATED coursework
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    (Original post by PQ)
    tbh I believe you (although I was put off geography by the idea of spending a week long field trip at chesil beach with the weirdo's that I knew were going to carry it on (that and the coursework)) - it would certainly have been harder for me to get a good grade in than maths was *shuffles in front of 9% mark for GCSE geography coursework* - I HATED coursework
    lol all ppl do is rock digging and measure the diameter of rocks. :rolleyes:

    coursework, 9%?
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    lol all ppl do is rock digging and measure the diameter of rocks. :rolleyes:

    coursework, 9%?
    For GCSE - still got a B overall though....I still maintain that I could give a **** whether castleton is a honeypot village

    And everyone knows that rocks are only interesting while they're still in situ - once they've fallen off the cliff they're DULL.

    *shuffles in front of dissertation on clay*
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    (Original post by PQ)
    For GCSE - still got a B overall though....I still maintain that I could give a **** whether castleton is a honeypot village

    And everyone knows that rocks are only interesting while they're still in situ - once they've fallen off the cliff they're DULL.

    *shuffles in front of dissertation on clay*
    I take it you didn't like coursework then?

    P.S. *I love colouring :cool:, should have done Geography *
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    (Original post by darkenergy)
    I take it you didn't like coursework then?

    P.S. *I love colouring :cool:, should have done Geography *
    HATED coursework - my A level grades descend in order of increasnig coursework
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    (Original post by Jenni_Kitten)
    My boyfriend's having trouble deciding between the two..his other subjects are History, English Lit., and also Media Studies (although he didn't choose that himself).
    His school is small so he has to choose between certain subjects, and so doesn't know which to take..I don't think there's much difference in their prestige to unis is there? Or is Geography a 'better' subject?
    He got an A in Geo. at GCSE by the way, and is planning to do either History or English at uni.

    Thanks in advance for the help
    I did both Sociology and Geography A-levels and both are interesting but tbh Geography is probably better viewed in the eyes of universities, and considering he is already taking media (albeit through no choice of his own) I think Geog might be better. Still, they are both good subjects, but a good teacher makes a huge difference (I had cr*p teachers for Socio). Get him to look at specifications in detail to see which he thinks he would prefer?
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    Geography is more respected and he'd then have 3 traditional subjects plus media studies, but if he'd much prefer sociology or do better in it, he should take it.
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    Sociology, then you get to join my society!
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    (Original post by tis_me_lord)
    Sociology, then you get to join my society!
    I'll have to quit your society now, I'm never doing sociology again.
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    Geography.
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    I'll have to quit your society now, I'm never doing sociology again.
    Oh no, once you come in you can never get out....

    *manic laughter*
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    definitely do geog, no disrespect to sociology but is generally regarded by uni's as a doss, whereas geog is respected and don't really need to do much work for it.
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    (Original post by JML161)
    definitely do geog, no disrespect to sociology but is generally regarded by uni's as a doss, whereas geog is respected and don't really need to do much work for it.
    Hmm, I can't really agree with you there on the fact that uni's regard it as a 'doss'.
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    do hist,eng, sociology and geography
    drop the meda.
 
 
 

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