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    Hi, I'm thinking of taking Mathematics, Biology, Physics and English Literature for A-level next year. Any thoughts? I want to go to university to study biological sciences, if that helps. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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    (Original post by milliethemoo)
    Hi, I'm thinking of taking Mathematics, Biology, Physics and English Literature for A-level next year. Any thoughts? I want to go to university to study biological sciences, if that helps. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you
    A good combo, however:
    Biochemistry
    ESSENTIAL ADVANCED LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS
    Always Chemistry and some universities will say you must have Biology as
    well, while some will say Chemistry plus one from Mathematics/Physics/
    Biology. Doing Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or Physics will keep
    all Biochemistry courses open to you.
    USEFUL ADVANCED LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS
    Biology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics.

    Biology
    ESSENTIAL ADVANCED LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS
    Biology, Chemistry.
    USEFUL ADVANCED LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS
    Mathematics or Physics.

    Biomedical Sciences (including Medical Science)
    ESSENTIAL ADVANCED LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS
    Normally two from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
    Chemistry is essential for some courses.
    USEFUL ADVANCED LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS
    Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
    http://russellgroup.org/InformedChoices-latest.pdf

    You probably need chemistry
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    (Original post by Occams Chainsaw)
    A good combo, however:

    http://russellgroup.org/InformedChoices-latest.pdf

    You probably need chemistry
    Yeah, that's what I was afraid of . I just don't find chemistry as interesting as the other sciences, although it probably doesn't help that my chemistry teacher is incredibly boring. I've also heard that chemistry is really hard at a-level and I worry that I won't be able to do as well because it bores me a little.
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    (Original post by milliethemoo)
    Yeah, that's what I was afraid of . I just don't find chemistry as interesting as the other sciences, although it probably doesn't help that my chemistry teacher is incredibly boring. I've also heard that chemistry is really hard at a-level and I worry that I won't be able to do as well because it bores me a little.
    Chemistry was my easiest A-level. Just put in the time to remember all of the equations and you'll be fine!
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    (Original post by milliethemoo)
    Yeah, that's what I was afraid of . I just don't find chemistry as interesting as the other sciences, although it probably doesn't help that my chemistry teacher is incredibly boring. I've also heard that chemistry is really hard at a-level and I worry that I won't be able to do as well because it bores me a little.
    Not only is Chemistry really interesting at a-level but possibly one of the easiest a-levels that are available. Do take Chemistry and enjoy understanding the causes of things and mastering the mysteries of the universe. Not to mention you'll be able to produce intoxicating substances. I now study Chemistry at Oxford; PM me if you have any questions
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    Not only is Chemistry really interesting at a-level but possibly one of the easiest a-levels that are available. Do take Chemistry and enjoy understanding the causes of things and mastering the mysteries of the universe. Not to mention you'll be able to produce intoxicating substances. I now study Chemistry at Oxford; PM me if you have any questions
    What college are you at? I'm Univ
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    What college are you at? I'm Univ
    Somerville! Are you also a chemist?
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    (Original post by Extreme&Violent)
    Somerville! Are you also a chemist?
    Hell no. Chemistry is not my thang! I'm a computer scientist :cool:
 
 
 

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