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    I have chosen to do for sixth Form:

    BTEC Business & Marketing
    A Level Business Studies
    A Level Geography
    BTEC Travel & Tourism


    are these respectable choices?
    Will universities like these courses?
    Are they hard?
    Are they interesting?


    thanks
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    Aside from Geography, they are all generally 'soft' subjects, so no, I don't think unis will be too thrilled about these choices. I'd also assume that the Business BTEC and A-Level overlap quite a bit, so maybe they'll be regarded less well since you'll have done both of them. I can't speak for how difficult or interesting they are since I don't do any of them, but I have friends that have chosen Geography, Travel & Tourism, and Business. Most of them seem to be enjoying the subjects.

    I would advise though that they're not generally well-respected subjects, and if you want to go to a top university then maybe more traditional A-Levels would benefit you more. I don't know really. Good luck with your choices anyway. =]
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    I dont think i will get the grades to get into a top uni but thank you for the help
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    coz ur dumb..deal with it
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    Geography A Level is respected, and if you want to go on to do something in business, Business A level is fairly respected too. So those are good choices.

    And someone else mentioned, I would imagine A level and BTEC Business may overlap a little, so that might devalue them? And Travel & Tourism in general tends to be looked down upon.

    Otherwise, I don't know a lot about BTECs, so I won't comment here.

    However, the subjects themselves seem set for a uni degree in business and marketing, so if that's what you are going for, they seem like reasonable choices.
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    (Original post by goonerboy)
    I dont think i will get the grades to get into a top uni but thank you for the help
    Well you never know. You might. =D

    But yeah, if the fact that they're not so respected doesn't bother you, and you want to do them, then choose them. It's whether you'll enjoy studying them that matters.
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    If I were you I'd switch one of the Business courses. I'm surprised they would actually let you do both as they would definitely overlap a fair bit.
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    So should i pick the A Level Business Studies or BTEC Business & Marketing?.
    And my Dad said the Business & Marketing will up my salary when i get a job.
    But would an A level be better than a BTEC which i worth 2 A Levels?
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    (Original post by goonerboy)
    So should i pick the A Level Business Studies or BTEC Business & Marketing?.
    And my Dad said the Business & Marketing will up my salary when i get a job.
    But would an A level be better than a BTEC which i worth 2 A Levels?
    Replace the BTEC Business and Marketing with A Level Economics? Economics is good for a business career, and a highly respected choice. I'm doing it next year
    Good luck with your choices.
 
 
 
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