AndreyFokin
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Hello all!
Having finished my AS exams I have found myself in a situation where I have to make a decision upon what to study at university. Like many, I have no clue on what subjects I want to do in university and therefore am willing to try something new. Could all you specialists out there advise me and help me make the correct choice. I want to do something sensible at university though, something which would allow me to obtain a good job in the field, therefore I do not wish to study Celtic studies for example. I also do not want to do a law conversion, and I currently feel that unless I am going to find something I am extremely eager to do I will do Law. Could you guys also recommend a few suitable universities for me.
Here is all about me:
I am currently studying A-levels, I have completed my exams in the following subjects: Economics, Mathematics, French, English Literature. A year ago I have also done an AS Russian exam (obtaining full UMS) and this year I did an A2 in it. I was predicted As in all of them, but am really looking to obtain very high UMS in all of them but English Literature.
I got 7 A*s and 3 As on IGCSEs.

Could you guys please help me decide upon what I want!?
P.S. Although I am not bad at it I don''t enjoy maths.
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amol_chalis447
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I can't help you decide what you want to do but I can make a recommendation for uni: Oxford hehe
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There are many, many law graduates around who can't find training contracts. Don't just go into something for the sake of it. You don't get unlimited access to student finance, so make your choice carefully. You don't have to go to university until you have a course you are passionate enough about to spend £50,000 and three years of your life on. Spend some time finding out what you want.
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You don't have to go to Uni. And you certainly don't have to go straight from school. And if you havn't got the faintest idea of what you want to study, then this suggests you really do need to wait a bit. You only get one go at this and its worth taking some time to get it right. Btw, unless you intend to apply to Oxford or Cambridge, or read Medicine, you have until *January 2015* to make this choice so no need to panic.

Start by reading this : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...sing_a_Subject
Then go to some University Open Days in July and/or September.
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Hey! Thanks, fortunately I do get access to unlimited student finance and therefore that should not hinder my choice. I want to get a degree though, I just don't know in what subject. I don't seem to have an interest in anything really. I know it sounds somewhat stupid but If I were to not go to university what could I possibly do with my life? I wouldn't be able to find a decent job without a degree would I?
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Have you tried looking through the courses offered by a few decent universities to see if anything strikes you? Something unusual perhaps?
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You've chosen good subjects as you have a range of options. Two distinctingly different areas with supporting subjects in each.

The English and French open you upto English and language related degrees

and Maths and Economics open you upto a range of Maths and Economic related things.

Think really carefully about what you've enjoyed doing the most, and definitely try and decide following results day before you go back to school. If you really have no clue take a gap year so when you get full a level results you can decide.

Don't:

* Do a subject you hate because 'the pay is good' or 'my friends are doing it'
* Choose a subject just to make your family/teachers happy
* Rule out a joint degree
* Rush, you have plenty of time to decide
* Leave it till the last minute.


The best thing to do is to choose two options e.g. I want to do Economics OR English and start researching modules you would do, joint degrees if applicable, etc.

Without any knowledge of you apart from what you have said, I would say your languages sound like a strong point but if you don't want a related career you have to take this into account
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How about something like French and International Business Studies? You might get an opportunity to do a year abroad, if that appeals, and I should think your employment prospects would be pretty good if you do well.
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