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    So I want to go to Uni, though I will start my first year of college in Sept.
    I obviously understand that to go far I need to do well, but what's the point if I don't do good subjects?

    I was considering doing

    Philosophy
    German
    History
    Music Technology

    The option that is most likely to change is Music Technology for either English Lit or Law. I know Academically those latter subjects are more rewarding in terms of reputation but I believe I could gain a higher grade in Music Tech. ~

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    What do you want to do? Philosophy and History are well respected subjects and having a foreign language is also usually respected; English Literature is also a well respected subject; apparently Music is well respected as well, so I repeat; what do you want to do?
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    Yeah, do proper Music instead of Music Technology, proper Music is an infinitely more respected subject.
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    Speak to the careers advisor at your School/College, there are also some helpful things knocking around on TSR.

    My two pennies worth would be to look at studying Music as opposed to Music Tech if you are hell-bent on doing one of the two of them (MusTech actually gets really boring and it's difficult to get a really good mark in, too).
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    Philosophy? You might as well go and get yourself a criminal record in drug trafficking, at least that'll give you applicable skills such as organisation and innovation developed from trying to allude the contraband searches.

    I would always advise at least one Maths or Science subject to anyone.
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    (Original post by Mockery)
    Philosophy? You might as well go and get yourself a criminal record in drug trafficking, at least that'll give you applicable skills such as organisation and innovation developed from trying to allude the contraband searches.

    I would always advise at least one Maths or Science subject to anyone.
    Please tell me that was satire you're not really that clueless are you...
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    (Original post by John Stuart Mill)
    Please tell me that was satire you're not really that clueless are you...
    There are no jobs in Philosophy. If you want a qualification that shows you can analyse problems and come to logical conclusions then do a Science..
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    (Original post by Mockery)
    There are no jobs in Philosophy. If you want a qualification that shows you can analyse problems and come to logical conclusions then do a Science..
    1. Employment prospects aren't everything.

    2. Sciences DEFINITELY aren't everything.

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    All your choices are fine. There's really no need to change Music Technology, perhaps if you were looking to go to Oxford/Cambrdge they might be snobby about it, but otherwise really not to worry, loads of people 'cushion' their options with less highly regarded academic subjects, i,e media, film etc. The person who said don't do philosophy is speaking absolute tosh. Philosophy is not only one of the most highly regarded alevels but is actually one of the most employable degrees.
 
 
 
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