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    HAPPY NEW YEAR!
    I posted a thread just like this a few months back but since then I've had more of a realisation of what I actually want to do, a career in the media - journalism or possibly something in television. I'm hoping to study English or Film at KCL or UEA after college and just wanted to know what people thought of my choices?

    English Lit/Lang combined, Modern History, Media and Sociology

    I've tried to combine some strong subjects with subjects that I enjoy, that will overall be the most beneficial for my career.

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    Happy New Year to you too :yep:

    Those subjects will be fine. Although Media and Sociology are considered 'soft' subjects' by a lot of universities, you've counteracted them with combined English and History, so that shouldn't matter too much.
    So, your choices seem decent enough. Have you considered maybe replacing Sociology with something else though, something stronger? If you're looking to get into somewhere like KCL then it's beneficial to you as a candidate if you have three very respected A-Levels and AS Levels. What else are you good at? Language? A science? Maths? :rolleyes:

    Don't fret - if you want to do Sociology, then do Sociology! Ensure you've read up thoroughly on the subject (and your other subjects) and know the workloads and demands expected of you.

    I was just looking at the KCL website... did you know they did a degree in English with Film Studies?

    http://www.kcl.ac.uk/prospectus/unde...header_search/

    Might be something you want to consider if you're torn between studying Film or English as you progress onto your UCAS applications


    Anyway, good luck! :cool:
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    Happy New Year to you too :yep:

    Those subjects will be fine. Although Media and Sociology are considered 'soft' subjects' by a lot of universities, you've counteracted them with combined English and History, so that shouldn't matter too much.
    So, your choices seem decent enough. Have you considered maybe replacing Sociology with something else though, something stronger? If you're looking to get into somewhere like KCL then it's beneficial to you as a candidate if you have three very respected A-Levels and AS Levels. What else are you good at? Language? A science? Maths? :rolleyes:

    Don't fret - if you want to do Sociology, then do Sociology! Ensure you've read up thoroughly on the subject (and your other subjects) and know the workloads and demands expected of you.

    I was just looking at the KCL website... did you know they did a degree in English with Film Studies?

    http://www.kcl.ac.uk/prospectus/unde...header_search/

    Might be something you want to consider if you're torn between studying Film or English as you progress onto your UCAS applications


    Anyway, good luck! :cool:
    A few people mentioned doing Biology in place of Sociology, I would say I'm good at Biology but I in no way enjoy it as much as I think I'd enjoy Sociology, all of the sciences just don't really have that appeal to me. Thanks for your opinion though, I really appreciate it

    Thank you for the link too, I never realised they did the two subjects as joint honours!
 
 
 
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