Religious Studies- Edexcel
They're all 'hard' traditional subjects, I wanted to do 4 of them but i dont know if i'll manage, so I wanted to know what you guys got for your gcses and if you took any of the above subjects, how do you find them? are they ineresting/ hard?
Atm at GCSE I'm getting mostly A's, +/- one grade, in all my 13 subjects that i'm doing...
Is there any 'easier' subject that are still considered by the very good universities, as a good subject?
I want ot study law at uni :P
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- Thread Starter
- 30-09-2010 19:35
- 30-09-2010 22:56
I do OCR biology. Its good! I enjoy it! Its a bit tricky because they expect you to remember key words and get pretty hung up about using them, but apart from that I cant complain!
And you got better than me in your GCSE's. I got A's, mostly B's and a C. :P
Dont do any of the other subjects though... :/
If youre wanting to do Law... dont your college/sixth form offer Law as an A-level. I know my college do..
- 30-09-2010 23:10
don't do RS, most universities just discount it
I'm doing biology OCR and maths Edexcel from your list, and they're both really good in my opinion, although difficult and time consuming. you have to be a) good at the subjects and b) prepared to work
physics OCR is really good, it's interesting, challenging but somehow the workload is low (at least at my school!) definitely worth doing, and it also looks really good
- 30-09-2010 23:18
Don't do religous studies. As said before, does the college not offer law? Try and do english if they don't offer law instead of one of the sciences, but history is pretty good as well so you don't really need english.
- 30-09-2010 23:27
umm i just started a levels im doing history, chemistry (which is interesting), maths and biology (pretty boring at the momement basically same as gcse just a little more detail) - got majority A* at gcse rest A's. Its going okay at the moment , we've got to take the welsh bac as wel. I would say do english though if you can heard its pretty popular in unis for law.
- 30-09-2010 23:39
I do Edexcel Maths. I like it, but it's hard. Well that's a lie, if you're taking it in the normal two years unlike me who took it in one, then you'll probably be fine. I found trying to do Maths in one year really stressful and took up a LOT of my free time due to the insane workload, but you might find it different. I've joined the normal Maths class to retake some A2 modules and have to say I'm finding it incredibly easy, and not just because it's my second time (because I was unprepared with some of the topics and hadn't learnt it properly, so it was like learning something new for some of the topics!)
Of course the difficulty of Maths is all dependant on the person. I got an A grade at GCSE which was too low for F. Maths in my opinion, so I've dropped down to normal and it's much easier.
- 01-10-2010 07:51
I do Chemistry Maths and they are both good and fairly easy so far uf you havea good understanding of the GCSE knowledge. If you want to study Law then don't do a Law A level becuase unis really dislike this.