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    I've already sat my A Levels and got reasonable results (English, Psychology and Drama) but unfortunately I didn't get an A. I need one. I'm not looking for an easy subject, but I am looking for a subject that is generally easy to get to grips with and only requires hard work to get high marks (NOT a specialist subject like art or a language for example). Not looking to do a science based subject or Maths. But I'm interested in Philosophy, Politics, History and Geography. Any help/advice/experience to share would be much appreciated..
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    No Alevel will get you an A, no matter how 'easy' people will say it is. What you put in is what you get out


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    (Original post by peachcatross)
    I've already sat my A Levels and got reasonable results (English, Psychology and Drama) but unfortunately I didn't get an A. I need one. I'm not looking for an easy subject, but I am looking for a subject that is generally easy to get to grips with and only requires hard work to get high marks (NOT a specialist subject like art or a language for example). Not looking to do a science based subject or Maths. But I'm interested in Philosophy, Politics, History and Geography. Any help/advice/experience to share would be much appreciated..
    I did history and politics and although I got a C and a B, I managed to get As in some of my modules. I would say politics is probably more straight forward, history is a lot of work and the exams are tricky. It's not just hard work that will get you the As though, you need to be able to work smart as well as work hard.
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    I've found AQA Economics to be fairly straightforward once you learn the technique for the exams. Theories and a few graphs to learn, but you should do well at it if you learn the syllabus.
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    I taught myself Politics this year and I got an A and that was just using the textbooks. So, that might be worth thinking about!

    Btw, I used AQA as the exam board.

    Make sure you enjoy the subject so you are motivated!


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    (Original post by peachcatross)
    I've already sat my A Levels and got reasonable results (English, Psychology and Drama) but unfortunately I didn't get an A. I need one. I'm not looking for an easy subject, but I am looking for a subject that is generally easy to get to grips with and only requires hard work to get high marks (NOT a specialist subject like art or a language for example). Not looking to do a science based subject or Maths. But I'm interested in Philosophy, Politics, History and Geography. Any help/advice/experience to share would be much appreciated..
    If you did well at Psychology, you could try Sociology. If you did well at English Lit and Drama, you could try English Language or Media Studies.
 
 
 
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