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    Okay. So I'm taking HoA for A level, and I've already got an offer for a great college (Highgate) but I'm still in year 11. I took HoA but immediately got told it's a waste of time by my fellow Yr 11s.

    Can anyone tell me what it's like, and whether it's worth it?

    I'm also taking Maths, Physics and Mandarin, if it helps.

    Thanks!
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    Is it something that interests you? I cannot speak for the course itself but if you have gotten an offer from a place that you like, doing a course that you enjoy; what's the problem?
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    Well, I've never actually tried analysing art, or writing essays on it, but I love art and architecture. Besides, my parents both took it, and my mum is an artist, so I can get some help. It'll be dropped come year 13 though.
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    Hi, I took A level History of Art as an evening class to help me with my uni application however it turned out to be my favourite subject to study! I just loved it! It was made up of History of: fine art, architecture and craft, I was dreading the architecture part but ended up loving it too! I even considered studying BA in History of Art but changed my mind when I had a long hard think about career prospects. Having also taken A level Art & Design, it gave me further insight into how/why works are composed & all the wee secrets that are hidden in art-works
 
 
 
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