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    Hey guys, I'm deciding my a levels, so far I've got maths, further maths and physics; I just can't decide whether chemistry or Latin would be a better fourth option.

    I find Latin easier and think that I would be more likely to take it to A2 than chemistry and would probably do better.

    I'm looking to do maths, engineering (maybe... Maybe finance) at university. I have no desire to do medicine or chemistry, so I can't see a lack of chemistry being a problem.

    However Latin does not fit in with the sciences, and is completely irrelevant to anything I would do in the future. At least chemistry would link in vaguely with my other options.

    (I'm predicted A* in both at GCSE.)

    Thanks in advance.

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    Chemistry will be more useful

    You have chosen the required subjects for the degree options you're considering.

    Personally i think it would be better to pick the subject you think you will enjoy more and therefore get a better grade in. From what you've posted, this sounds like latin.

    Also latin might give you a nice break from maths and science and may also show [unis] that you're not a one trek pony. So if you're sure you don't want to go into chemical engineering, i'd say latin.

    I'm assuming you'd drop whichever you pick after AS?

    chemistry would be much more useful, however the step up from Chemistry GCSE to A Level is massive. Choose wisely
    • Thread Starter

    Thanks guys, I've decided to go with chemistry, because it keeps more options open and can act as a "second science" required by some universities.
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