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    Do u really need to do a science subject at A-Level?
    I don't like sciences and didnt want to spend 2 years doing a subject which I don't really like.
    I do ICT, Classics, History and Business Studies

    With these subjects will I be liked by unis if I get good grades in them and don't take sciences?
    Will I get a lot of career choices with these subjects?
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    What is it your thinking of doing at university?
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    (Original post by coolguy)
    Do u really need to do a science subject at A-Level?
    I don't like sciences and didnt want to spend 2 years doing a subject which I don't really like.
    I do ICT, Classics, History and Business Studies

    With these subjects will I be liked by unis if I get good grades in them and don't take sciences?
    Will I get a lot of career choices with these subjects?
    I don't do any sciences, and it hasn't caused me too many problems... Of course if you wanted to do any science related subjects at uni, that would be a problem. Otherwise, so long as you get the grades then it shouldn't be.
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    I want to do business management or accounting at uni
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    I would say History and Classics are "respected" A Levels. I should think lack of science subjects would only be a problem if you wanted to do a science related degree, as long as you have okay grades at GCSE science it should be fine otherwise.
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    (Original post by coolguy)
    Do u really need to do a science subject at A-Level?
    I don't like sciences and didnt want to spend 2 years doing a subject which I don't really like.
    I do ICT, Classics, History and Business Studies

    With these subjects will I be liked by unis if I get good grades in them and don't take sciences?
    Will I get a lot of career choices with these subjects?
    Well they are okay. I'd drop one Business or ICT and do three subjects where 2/3 are respected. But it's better you having a good mixture than doing the same as everyone else: 3 sciences and maths or English Lit, History, French or Geography, Economics and Maths.

    You don't need sciences unless you want to go and do something like business/economics at a really good university. And even then you'd just need maths. Don't bother doing sciences if you don't like them.
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    (Original post by coolguy)
    I want to do business management or accounting at uni
    I guess that Maths could be helpful, but a lot of universities will still except you as long have you have a decent grade at GCSE.
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    (Original post by Pegasus)
    I guess that Maths could be helpful, but a lot of universities will still except you as long have you have a decent grade at GCSE.
    No, he would need A-Level Maths.
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    I'm doing a science (Biology) because i enjoy it despite the fact i'm going to read English Literature at Uni this Sept
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    (Original post by bono)
    No, he would need A-Level Maths.
    Depends where he wants to apply.

    Southampton University have a fairly good reputation yet according to the entry requirements on the UCAS website a-level maths isn't even mentioned.
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    If I got a low grade, say E or U (which I hope I don't) will I still be able to study Business Management or any other business related courses at good unis??????
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    I've just had a quick look on some websites. Cardiff doesn't require any subjects in particular for any of the Business or Economics related degrees. Exeter asks for a B or above at GCSE Maths for most, only Management and Stats requires A Level Maths. Bristol does require Maths A Level for all their Econcomics related courses. I advise taking a look at the entry requirements for any unis you are considering as they all seem to be different.
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    (Original post by bono)
    No, he would need A-Level Maths.
    Not neccesary. Good general A-levels and a decent GCSE mathematics grade are generally sufficient.
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    (Original post by coolguy)
    If I got a low grade, say E or U (which I hope I don't) will I still be able to study Business Management or any other business related courses at good unis

    At a-level or at AS?

    If you get a low grade at a-level than its unlikely but if you get a low grade in one of your AS levels and then subsequently decide to drop it/ re-sit it then you'll probably still be able to get into a good uni, as most offers are based on 3 a-levels.
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    (Original post by bono)
    No, he would need A-Level Maths.
    Not for management but definately for accounting.
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    (Original post by coolguy)
    If I got a low grade, say E or U (which I hope I don't) will I still be able to study Business Management or any other business related courses at good unis??????
    For Business degrees maths is not needed and a good grade in another subject would be better than an E in maths. For York's management, IT and languages degree, any subjects can be taken.
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    (Original post by coolguy)
    If I got a low grade, say E or U (which I hope I don't) will I still be able to study Business Management or any other business related courses at good unis??????
    better get on the phone to TVU mate
 
 
 
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