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    This may be a bit long. But bare with me.
    Basically, at the beginning of September I took up A-Levels in history, English literature, biology and chemistry. I had a feeling that I would end up wanting to change chemistry from the beginning, but I wanted to give it a go.
    I also knew that if I wanted to change from chemistry to something else it would be government and politics.
    However, I have now dropped chemistry and was told this afternoon that all of the politics classes are full.
    This has left me in the awkward position that I don't know what else to do.
    So my question is, what is the closest subject to politics (if there is one) and if I decided to take law at A-Level would it hinder my chances of doing law at university?
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    probably art :mmm:
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    Something I may actually do well in please -_-
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    (Original post by snewlan)
    This may be a bit long. But bare with me.
    Basically, at the beginning of September I took up A-Levels in history, English literature, biology and chemistry. I had a feeling that I would end up wanting to change chemistry from the beginning, but I wanted to give it a go.
    I also knew that if I wanted to change from chemistry to something else it would be government and politics.
    However, I have now dropped chemistry and was told this afternoon that all of the politics classes are full.
    This has left me in the awkward position that I don't know what else to do.
    So my question is, what is the closest subject to politics (if there is one) and if I decided to take law at A-Level would it hinder my chances of doing law at university?
    Why did you drop Chemistry? Could you not rejoin the class you left, or are you definitely not wanting to do it any more?
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    why did you drop chemistry can you stay with it?
    edit: hmm i was too late ^
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    (Original post by kayyyy_x)
    Why did you drop Chemistry? Could you not rejoin the class you left, or are you definitely not wanting to do it any more?
    I dropped chemistry because it was too overwhelming. I wasn't taught even the basics at GCSE because we done the crap applied science double award which is just, well, awful. And the math work was pretty insane too. So no, I do not want to rejoin that class.
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    Maths? Maybe Psychology?
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    anything thats not a waste on an alevel, film studies etc
    history and english should be enough to get you in
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    (Original post by TGosling1234)
    anything thats not a waste on an alevel, film studies etc
    history and english should be enough to get you in
    So I could take law and be fine?
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    i thinl universities prefer you not to have done a level law cos they like you to have a fresh mind so they can teach you from scratch
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    You could do law - unless you're going to one of the very top unis, they don't discriminate against it if that's what you want to study.

    What about sociology?
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    Do History, although It IS pretty hard, and you'll probably have to catxh-up on **** loads of work. And, I don't know WOULD law hinder your chances of doing it at uni?, 'cause I want to do it at uni too, and I'm doing Law, Englishlit&lang, History(Ancient), Maths. Would doing law at college realy stop me from being able to do it at uni???

    Anyway, do History or maybe English, why don't you take physics?
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    If you did politics you would have done exactly the same subjects as me, freaky!! :P
    What about philosophy, that's supposted to be fun?
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    (Original post by psychocustard)
    You could do law - unless you're going to one of the very top unis, they don't discriminate against it if that's what you want to study.

    What about sociology?
    The course outline on my college website isn't very clear. Could you tell me more about it please?
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    (Original post by snewlan)
    I dropped chemistry because it was too overwhelming. I wasn't taught even the basics at GCSE because we done the crap applied science double award which is just, well, awful. And the math work was pretty insane too. So no, I do not want to rejoin that class.
    Hmm, yeah. I'm really struggling with the calculations in Chemistry and I'm taking Maths as well. :o:

    But surely History and English would get you in for law and Biology, although not completely relevant, is still respected?

    I think you should just take something that you enjoy, just make sure, like someone above said, that it isn't a completely awful subject. (As a guide, anything with the word studies in it should be avoided.)

    My A Level that I take because I enjoy it, but is still totally irrelevant to what I want to do is Classics, which is still well respected, yano? Does your school do Classics? It might go well with History?
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    Sociology or Law if your college does it?
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    (Original post by snewlan)
    This may be a bit long. But bare with me.
    Basically, at the beginning of September I took up A-Levels in history, English literature, biology and chemistry. I had a feeling that I would end up wanting to change chemistry from the beginning, but I wanted to give it a go.
    I also knew that if I wanted to change from chemistry to something else it would be government and politics.
    However, I have now dropped chemistry and was told this afternoon that all of the politics classes are full.
    This has left me in the awkward position that I don't know what else to do.
    So my question is, what is the closest subject to politics (if there is one) and if I decided to take law at A-Level would it hinder my chances of doing law at university?
    I think religious studies would be good (provided the units your school does are the philosophy and ethics ones and not the ******** from the bible).
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    (Original post by snewlan)
    The course outline on my college website isn't very clear. Could you tell me more about it please?
    I haven't actually taken it, it was just what I wanted to do at college, but couldn't.

    It's the study of society, basically, how it works, how people group themselves. Then you have things like studying the family; how it works, what different family situations are best, which creates problems. Then you can go into the branch of criminology, which is why crime is committed, who's committing it, that kinda thing. It's good if you're into politics.
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    I would suggest a language, but from your sig I can see that you didn't take one at GCSE. So...maths? Psychology?
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    (Original post by Pensivedore)
    Do History, although It IS pretty hard, and you'll probably have to catxh-up on **** loads of work. And, I don't know WOULD law hinder your chances of doing it at uni?, 'cause I want to do it at uni too, and I'm doing Law, Englishlit&lang, History(Ancient), Maths. Would doing law at college realy stop me from being able to do it at uni???

    Anyway, do History or maybe English, why don't you take physics?
    I'm already doing history and english literature.
 
 
 
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