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    I'm doing psychology, maths, economics and art for a-level. But I cant choose whether to take mechanics or stats.

    I know that stats would be easier but I thought that mechanics might be better if I want to go down the architecture way. but then some people say it doesn't help.

    Stats would be more useful for economics etc.

    I'm not sure which path I want to take for uni yet so I want to keep my options open.

    I'm not taking physics alevel so if I dont take mechanics, will it be difficult for me to go down the architect path?

    does your school only let you do one or the other? It would be possible to do m1 and s1 for maths a-level

    I've just finished selecting my a levels and since I want to become architect i chose mechanics.

    You should probably choose mechanics since you want to keep your options open as economics and statistics would have quite a bit in common.

    Honestly however if you wanna be an architect I think it only becomes harder to do so if you don't have the needed subjects. For example; physics, maths, art, geography

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    Does mechanics at a level really even help you that much with Architecture at a degree level ?

    If your doing physics as well mechanics will be best as there's wife a lot of overlaps

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    Mechanics is easy compared to Stats, Don't do stats haha.

    At our college we can't take mechanics unless we do physics. Because basically they said if we found physics too hard or dull to take as an A level as well, we'd find mechanics the same.

    Stats is quite easy. If you did GCSE stats, it's exactly the same topics. So it's a good unit to have when you're stressing with all your other exams as it requires little work or effort, as every lesson is like a revision lesson, and the calculator does all the work. It is quite dull though.
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