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    Hi. Could you help with my subject choice for the A2. I currently finished AS in biology, geography, maths and physics. Also, done A2 Russian. In maths and physics I did not do as well as I expected. So could you give me advice on whether to drop maths and physics. I would like to apply for either geology, geography or biology. Would biology, geography and Russian A-Level will prevent me to applying to good universities (eg. Southampton, St Andrews, etc...) to do the above subjects? :confused:
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    (Original post by Ben Kenobi)
    Hi. Could you help with my subject choice for the A2. I currently finished AS in biology, geography, maths and physics. Also, done A2 Russian. In maths and physics I did not do as well as I expected. So could you give me advice on whether to drop maths and physics. I would like to apply for either geology, geography or biology. Would biology, geography and Russian A-Level will prevent me to applying to good universities (eg. Southampton, St Andrews, etc...) to do the above subjects? :confused:
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    St Andrews requires another science on top of biology for their biology Bsc, so you would need to keep either maths or physics on to do this degree. They don't specify subjects for their geology or geography degrees so you should be fine with those.

    Look up the universities you would like to go to and look on their website for the course descriptions. Go under 'entry requirements' and it will state there if any specific subject is needed for that course. If it doesn't state specific subjects then it doesn't want specific subjects and you'll be fine.
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    (Original post by Shelly_x)
    St Andrews requires another science on top of biology for their biology Bsc, so you would need to keep either maths or physics on to do this degree. They don't specify subjects for their geology or geography degrees so you should be fine with those.

    Look up the universities you would like to go to and look on their website for the course descriptions. Go under 'entry requirements' and it will state there if any specific subject is needed for that course. If it doesn't state specific subjects then it doesn't want specific subjects and you'll be fine.
    Do you think universities will be fine with Russian along with biology and geography, because russian is not really traditional A-level?
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    (Original post by Ben Kenobi)
    Do you think universities will be fine with Russian along with biology and geography, because russian is not really traditional A-level?
    I'm sure they won't be too bothered. It might make you stand out a bit. However, if you want to do biology I'd advise keeping on physics or maths, or researching other unis requirements to see if they want you to have two science subjects.
 
 
 
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