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    Hello everyone, i'm in year 11 and with GCSEs coming to a close, i'm going to move on and do A-levels. I'm thinking of doing: Chemsitry, Biology, Geography and Business Studies, i was wondering if anyone can tell me what fields i will be able to go into with these A levels and whether they're good a levels.

    I'm not sure if i want to do geography or physics? :confused:

    Chemistry,Biology and Physics are on OCR
    Business Studies and Geography is on Edexcel
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    (Original post by Captain Anonymous)
    Hello everyone, i'm in year 11 and with GCSEs coming to a close, i'm going to move on and do A-levels. I'm thinking of doing: Chemsitry, Biology, Geography and Business Studies, i was wondering if anyone can tell me what fields i will be able to go into with these A levels and whether they're good a levels.

    I'm not sure if i want to do geography or physics? :confused:

    Chemistry,Biology and Physics are on OCR
    Business Studies and Geography is on Edexcel
    If you want to do physics you will definitely have to do at least maths a level...
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    (Original post by Unidentified)
    If you want to do physics you will definitely have to do at least maths a level...
    Oh okay, i don't really want to do maths A level :confused: - isn't it the other way around if you do maths you should physics as, the mechanics in physics can be applied to maths
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    Well chemistry and biology leave courses such as Medicine and Dentistry open. You have chosen good A-levels with the exception of business studies. Maybe take economics or maths instead of business studies?
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    don't take business studies, swap it for maths or physics.
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    I don't want to do maths only because i don't really enjoy it and economics is about the worlds economy whereas, business is small - scale sort of. Hmmm.......
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    (Original post by Captain Anonymous)
    Hello everyone, i'm in year 11 and with GCSEs coming to a close, i'm going to move on and do A-levels. I'm thinking of doing: Chemsitry, Biology, Geography and Business Studies, i was wondering if anyone can tell me what fields i will be able to go into with these A levels and whether they're good a levels.

    I'm not sure if i want to do geography or physics? :confused:

    Chemistry,Biology and Physics are on OCR
    Business Studies and Geography is on Edexcel
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    Scrap Business studies- it's pointless. Take up Maths instead, It would open so many more doors and would be more interesting IMO
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    lol ^ effective way of doing it. Hmmmmm, could i do physics without the need of maths?
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    (Original post by Captain Anonymous)
    lol ^ effective way of doing it. Hmmmmm, could i do physics without the need of maths?
    At my sixth form if you did physics you had to do maths and, believe me, you'll need it.
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    Don't take maths if you don't enjoy it. There's no point doing it if you know you won't enjoy it. However, to do physics at uni, you do need maths a-level.
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    Oh okay, its not that i'm, rubbish is maths its just that its boring lol
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    (Original post by Captain Anonymous)
    lol ^ effective way of doing it. Hmmmmm, could i do physics without the need of maths?
    Taking maths alongside physics will make physics a lot easier.

    Definitely do maths though, it opens so many doors (or keeps them open, whichever way you look at it).
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    Any suggestion that i could take other than business, excluding maths
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    (Original post by Captain Anonymous)
    Hello everyone, i'm in year 11 and with GCSEs coming to a close, i'm going to move on and do A-levels. I'm thinking of doing: Chemsitry, Biology, Geography and Business Studies, i was wondering if anyone can tell me what fields i will be able to go into with these A levels and whether they're good a levels.

    I'm not sure if i want to do geography or physics? :confused:

    Chemistry,Biology and Physics are on OCR
    Business Studies and Geography is on Edexcel
    My advice is to keep Geography and pick between Business Studies and Physics/Other A-Levels

    You don't need Maths A-Level to do Physics A-Level; it's been designed so it can be done independently of Maths, although you will need to know a little bit of "harder" maths from the A-Level, but not a lot. I think it's mostly rearranging equations, etc

    If you don't want to do Physics, there are still a lot of other options.

    There are lots of fields open with Chemistry and Biology but I'm probably not the best person to answer that question.
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    I think that you've chosen a great combination of subjects. It's true to some extent that business studies is the weakest of your choices, but it's not at all pointless — I'm sure you're aware that universities look for a variety and therefore it's fine!

    Don't do a subject if you don't enjoy it, especially not maths! So, as you've said you don't like it much, it's best to avoid it. Because of this, I'm inclined to suggest that you keep geography and not do physics because physics obviously involves a fair amount of mathematics. Geography is a respected essay subject so it's the perfect contrast to the other science subjects, biology and chemistry.

    I can't speak from experience because I am in the same position as you (in year 11 trying to choose my own A levels!), but this is what I would probably do if I were you: chemistry, biology, geography and business studies... Just like you said

    Good luck!
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    Forget people's obsession with 'hardcore' subjects here and just do what you enjoy, it's better to get an A in business and to go on to a good uni than to get a D in physics and be stuck < Physics is HARD!! You've picked good options and there's LOADS of stuff you can do with them

    Bio + Chem = Medicine/Dentistry/Bio-chem/Bio-med/Bio/Chem/Marine Bio/Environmental Bio

    Chem +Geog = Environmental Science/Geology etc

    Business = Buisness Management

    + More!! With good grades you could do any of these at a top uni
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    (Original post by Captain Anonymous)
    lol ^ effective way of doing it. Hmmmmm, could i do physics without the need of maths?
    I do Physics without Maths and I'm coping fine. I have to put more work into physics than my friends who do maths mechanics but I think you will be able to cope.

    Oh and what about a language instead of Business studies? I do German and its fantastic!
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    Thanks guys for the feedback
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    I've decided to go for: economics , biology, chemistry and geography thanks for all the help people


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    I've decided to go for: economics , biology, chemistry and geography thanks for all the help people (:


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