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    Ok Thanks, I want to work as a video editor for like skysports/ITV/bbc etc.. what subjects would be good at A levels?

    Btw, what do people learn/do at university for computer science? What jobs can I pursue?
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    Sports studies/Media studies/English
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    (Original post by The Ace is Back)
    Sports studies/Media studies/English
    English is offered in my school. But not sports studies/media studies.

    BTW, I just want to make compilations/edit videos for skysports/bbc kind of companies. Or make those intros to the TV Series like "Friends". Not study theory.

    Is computing at AS a good choice if I want to study media?
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    oh, well then how about art or something.
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    (Original post by The Ace is Back)
    oh, well then how about art or something.
    Yea we do offer art, but I am not good at art.

    These are the subjects are offered at my school for AS/A level.

    · Art & Design
    · Accounting
    · Business Studies
    · Economics
    · Computing
    · English Literature
    · Geography
    · History
    · Sociology
    · Mathematics
    · Further Mathematics
    · French
    · Physical Education
    · Biology
    · Chemistry
    · Physics
    · Drama


    Which ones should I take if I want to study media?
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    1. Drama
    2. English Literature
    3. Computing/Economics
    4. Whatever you want - maybe Maths/French?

    To be honest I have no idea. I don't think it matters too much, just pick ones that you'll enjoy and ones that'll help you - eg Literature helps with communication, French is useful as a language etc. etc.
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    Ok thanks.

    Well Drama is out of the way and French is out of the way.

    I was considering to take English Lit. but I just felt nah....

    I am taking

    Computer
    Maths
    Chem
    Econs

    Is that okay?

    Thanks for ur help.
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    I would say English Lit over Chem but otherwise yeah guess so.
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    Ok, is English Lit at AS level like English Lit at GCSE Level? Is it alot harder or just a bit harder?
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    Bit harder, more in depth, more interesting. Less stress overall I think, plus you become incredible at writing essays.
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    jokeroid - clearly it depends on whether or not you enjoy literature.
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    (Original post by The Ace is Back)
    Bit harder, more in depth, more interesting. Less stress overall I think, plus you become incredible at writing essays.
    OK thanks. So basically is Chemistry really stressful?

    (Original post by jokeroid)
    Is that from experience?

    GCSE English literature was a drag (even though I was "good" at it).
    Poems are so boring and I was lucky that I had a short book as the set novel.

    There's really not that much difference - you still learn poems, you still read crappy plays like Henry V, you still keep pinching yourself just to stay AWAKE.

    There's nothing wrong with the four choices you have so far but you're narrowing your options. If you're 100% sure you are going into television broadcasting definitely take the following: maths, econ, computing (which you already have) and the last choice is up to you.

    Make sure you never want to do medicine(need bio and chem). If you want to do engineering take physics as your last choice.

    Anyway, that's all I have. So, yeah . . . Stick with the other 3 and the last ones up to you.
    Thanks, so that means the maths, econs, computing and chem is a narrow option? I dont plan to do physics anyways. maybe bio.

    I am not certain yet about the media thing, but is there any other combinations (last option) that I can choose (say I already chose maths, econs and computing) to widen my options?
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    You should do a science subject. You can do chemistry. It is not that bad, I enjoy it actually
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    thanks, I am too lazy to reply fully now, so I will reply fully later on today. :P

    just one question, is it compulsory to drop one subject after AS level?
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    No.
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    ok thx
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    Spelt 'thanks' by the way. Just so you know
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    Thanks, just one question, is taking computing giving the same qualifications as ICT? As in can I go into web design or ICT sectors
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    Its not the same qualification, obviously. But yes, you can go into web design etc. Computing might be better because it involves programming.
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    ICT is meant to be really hard (tedious).

    Take computing.
 
 
 
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