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    Physics, Biology, Maths and Spanish.
    Are my current choices for my A-levels however it doesn't need to be finalised yet. Are these okay choices? Or is Chemistry a must for Biology?
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    Physics, Biology, Maths and Spanish.
    Are my current choices for my A-levels however it doesn't need to be finalised yet. Are these okay choices? Or is Chemistry a must for Biology?
    Absolutely fine you certainly don't need chemistry

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    They sound pretty alright. You don't need to have chem with bio, just like you don't need chemistry with physics even though they all share a bit in each others courses. Spanish shows that you can do other stuff other than sciencey/maths subjects
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    You definitely don't need chemistry to do biology, doing mechanics modules in maths can help with physics (but it depends on the physics course I imagine).
    Those options sound great They're all good sounding subjects, as long as you have the subject(s) you need for what you want to do after A levels, then they're fine.
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    (Original post by lilypear)
    They sound pretty alright. You don't need to have chem with bio, just like you don't need chemistry with physics even though they all share a bit in each others courses. Spanish shows that you can do other stuff other than sciencey/maths subjects
    Thankyou for your time and response
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    (Original post by FloresMae)
    Thankyou for your time and response
    (Original post by Okkefac)
    You definitely don't need chemistry to do biology, doing mechanics modules in maths can help with physics (but it depends on the physics course I imagine).
    Those options sound great They're all good sounding subjects, as long as you have the subject(s) you need for what you want to do after A levels, then they're fine.
    So would you recommend maths because to be fair I'm only picking it to help me with Physics, what do you say?
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    (Original post by FloresMae)
    So would you recommend maths because to be fair I'm only picking it to help me with Physics, what do you say?
    I also take Biology, Physics and maths. Just take maths if you enjoy it and think you will do well, there is only a bit of overlap between maths and physics- physics is easily doable without maths (at AS at least), it's just the mechanics stuff that you really learn in maths (and if your teachers are decent they'll teach you mechanics if you haven't learnt it in maths). I have no idea about A2 physics though, but I hear it's more mathsy but I imagine will still be doable?

    But for AS at least maths is definitely not needed for physics, but it complements it well (as long as you do mechanics modules, doing stats modules in maths won't help with physics at all really). If you think you'd do better in another subject other than maths, and much prefer another subject, then do it (as liking/being good at a subject makes getting good grades MUCH easier), unless maths is needed for whatever you want to do after A levels then obviously keep maths.
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    Thankyou so much for your advice, I'll just wait and see if I like maths and go on from there. Thankyou again.😄


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