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    Hello, So I'm particularly interested in English so I have made a definite decision to do English Combined, and also History (at A-Level)

    This leaves me with the choice of another A-level, however I would really like to have the opportunity to attend a Russell Group University, so I am finding it hard to decide.

    My Options fall predominantly in: Psychology or Sociology.

    It should be noted, I'm not great (Well, Terrible at Math..)

    Any Advice would be much appreciated.
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    (Original post by amiwami3)
    Hello, So I'm particularly interested in English so I have made a definite decision to do English Combined, and also History (at A-Level)

    This leaves me with the choice of another A-level, however I would really like to have the opportunity to attend a Russell Group University, so I am finding it hard to decide.

    My Options fall predominantly in: Psychology or Sociology.

    It should be noted, I'm not great (Well, Terrible at Math..)

    Any Advice would be much appreciated.
    Hmm, from what I've read and heard psychology is more acknowledged as a 'hardcore' academic subject than sociology, so I would expect that a Russell group uni would like that...

    Also, psychology could give you an edge in literary analysis - you could ace psychoanalysis While sociology clashes with history a bit, given that history also studies society and policy-making and so forth...
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    Oh okay thank you, I found that helpful! It has been stressing me out for quite awhile!
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    Most people do 4 AS levels...
    I would suggest doing the two separate Englishes rather than the combined course - from what my friends say the combined course doesn't cover everything in much depth, whereas doing the two courses separately would allow you to explore the topics much further. Particularly as you want to continue studying English after college.
    Psychology is regarded better than Sociology, but neither are among the most well-respected A levels. Why not pick a subject like geography (some essay skills involved, also has some links to sciences - shows you are a bit more well-rounded), or perhaps a language? If you're convinced you want to do one of the two though, pick Psychology.
 
 
 
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