Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    hey ,

    ive recently chosen my alevel subjects :
    english
    history
    media studies
    communication studies

    i am now not sure if doing media studies or communication stud will enable me to do english degree in uni ..

    please could you suggest which other subjects will be good to do for alevels ???? :confused:
    Offline

    14
    ReputationRep:
    Lose the media studies and the communication studies. They aren't required for an English degree and will probably hold you back - they don't even get you into the media industry etc.

    Which English are you studying? If it's Lit, do Lang as well; if it's Lang, do Lit as well. If you're doing combined, see if you can do lit and lang separately. For your next option, think about anything that is well-respected and that you can get a decent grade in. Did you do a modern foreign language GCSE, and were you good at it? Think about doing it to a-level. Or do something like economics or geography. If you're also good at maths or sciences, dropping one of those in wouldn't hurt either if you're stuck for another subject.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Thank you ^

    well i am already doing both english's ... umm i didnt take languages for gcse ( big mistake) and im crap at science and ok in maths but i hate it ....

    i was thinking of doing business studies or ict because i dont have many subject choices left :s but these wont probably get me my degree
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Would you rather give up salt or pepper?
    Help with your A-levels

    All the essentials

    The adventure begins mug

    Student life: what to expect

    What it's really like going to uni

    Rosette

    Essay expert

    Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

    Uni match

    Uni match

    Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

    Study planner

    Create a study plan

    Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

    Study planner

    Resources by subject

    Everything from mind maps to class notes.

    Hands typing

    Degrees without fees

    Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

    A student doing homework

    Study tips from A* students

    Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

    Study help links and info

    Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

    Sponsored content:

    HEAR

    HEAR

    Find out how a Higher Education Achievement Report can help you prove your achievements.

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Write a reply...
    Reply
    Hide
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.