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    In your opinion, what do you think are the hardest and softest A-Levels?


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    hardest: further maths, history, english literature, chemistry

    easiest:general studies, media studies, critical thinking, dolphin management

    (neither are exhaustive...)
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    Hard: (Further) Maths, Sciences, English Lit, Languages, History and Geography
    Soft:Arts, RS, General studies, Media, Critical thinking

    But 'soft' does not mean easy- personally I think the arts are honourable
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    Difficulty is relative. Someone who does well in Maths may be rubbish at Sociology because they can't write a coherent essay.
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    (Original post by midnightice)
    Difficulty is relative. Someone who does well in Maths may be rubbish at Sociology because they can't write a coherent essay.
    Yes but this is probably quite rare for example if someone took both sociology and maths it is unlikely they would do worse in sociology than in maths


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    Of course it is going to change depending on who you are; you could be just dreadful at art but be fantastic at maths. So from that person's perspective maths would be easier than art. However, I would say the general consensus tends to be that maths and the main sciences (biology, chemistry and physics) are the hardest subjects. I hear the majority of people complain about their difficulty non-stop.
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    Soft: anything with the word 'studies' in it
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    Hard: Biology, Economics, Physics, Languages A2, etc.

    Medium: Maths, Chemistry, History, IT, etc.

    Soft: Arts, Sociology, Politics, etc.
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    Hard = Maths,English,Chemistry,biology, physics,BTEC Medical science,French,Spanish,ICT
    Soft = Music,Art,Drama,RE and PE
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    'Hard' - Maths, Further Maths, Chem, Physics, English Literature, History, Languages

    'Almost-Hard' - Biology, Geography, Psychology, English Language, Phiosophy and Ethics

    'Soft' - Sociology, BTECs (like Business), Art, Textiles.

    'Extremely Soft' - Media, General Studies, Sport, Travel&Tourism


    However, I do think exceptions should be made by Universities. An A in Art is an extremely time-consuming feat, and whilst creatively rather than academically, can say a lot about a person's intelligence and commitment.
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    Pretty much what Velvet said, perhaps with the BTECs down another ranking.

    Although all these ratings are generally a waste of time. I do one 'hard' and two 'almost hard' subjects and the only A thus far is in the supposedly harder subject.
 
 
 
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