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    I'm in Year 11 and so far I've been thinking Sociology, but my friends have been telling me that it isn't a good subject to take and I've been slightly doubtful as to how interesting I'll actually find it. My other a-level choices are:

    English Literature
    History (early modern)
    Philosophy

    I'm leaning more towards Classical Civilisation as I think I'll find it more interesting, but I've only thought about it recently, so I'm scared I don't know enough about it. Plus I put Sociology down in my application to college although I can change it.

    I'd be really grateful if you could contribute your thoughts on both subjects and on the combination? Thanks!
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    If you're already doing classical civilisations, doesn't that mean you'll be doing classical civilisations? :P

    But if it really is a choice between sociology and classical civilisations, definitely do classical civilisations!
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    I do Classical Civilisation (in A2 year) and everyone in my class never had any background knowledge on the subject before starting the A level. I think it would tie in with your other subject choices more than sociology does as Classical Civilisation is quite similar to History and English Lit (i also take History and English Lit ).
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    placenta medicae talpae - haha yes, I didn't actually realise I'd added Classical Civilisation to the a-levels I've already decided on, it was a complete Freudian slip! I guess that tells me in itself which one I should take ...

    Thank you both for your replies
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    I do Sociology, its such an interesting subject! I'm in year 12 now and I'm loving it And I think the stigma against it as a subject is decreasing

    But then all my friends who take Classic Civ. absolutely love it too, so read into both the syllabuses and find out more about what they involve, then decide which one you think you'd enjoy more. Quote me if you have any questions about Sociology AS
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    I take both Class Civ and Sociology. They are both awesome. Do it.
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    I do both subjects, and Classics is way more interesting. Sociology is OK, but very dry at times (demography, search methods :yawn:) Wish I'd taken Philosophy as a matter of fact. Don't worry about not knowing much about Classics, I knew nothing and am doing fine. It's one of my favourite subjects, and is really good with History and English Lit.
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    Do class civ! I reckon it's more well reputed... And I do it, and it's fun


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