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    Hi there,

    I have just recently finished my GCSE exams (as I'm sure a lot of you have too) and I am rethinking my A-level choices that I have made, which are as follows:

    Art
    Computing
    Maths
    Moving Image Arts (basically film studies with practical and theory elements)

    I am considering changing a subject to French as I really enjoy French and I believe it would be such a great skill to have for both academic and personal reasons!
    The only subject, however, that I can change is M.I.A. and I am unsure if I should change it.

    See, the courses that I am thinking of doing at university are Architecture, Animation or Fine art and I believe that M.I.A. May come in useful for Animation but otherwise, it would be a pretty useless subject.
    Another reason why I don't want to change M.I.A. to French is that there are only three other people doing the subject next year and if I drop out, that may mean that they will have to change also as there would not be an adequate
    amount for a class.

    Just for reference, I am predicted A*s in both French and M.I.A. at GCSE, which makes the decision a little harder and I am beginning to look for other ways to prioritise my choice, for example, basing the choice on teachers that will be teaching the subject or the amount of friends I have studying that subject.

    So, if you guys have any advice, it would be immensely appreciated!
    Many thanks.
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    (Original post by GageMcAlister)
    Hi there,

    I have just recently finished my GCSE exams (as I'm sure a lot of you have too) and I am rethinking my A-level choices that I have made, which are as follows:

    Art
    Computing
    Maths
    Moving Image Arts (basically film studies with practical and theory elements)

    I am considering changing a subject to French as I really enjoy French and I believe it would be such a great skill to have for both academic and personal reasons!
    The only subject, however, that I can change is M.I.A. and I am unsure if I should change it.

    See, the courses that I am thinking of doing at university are Architecture, Animation or Fine art and I believe that M.I.A. May come in useful for Animation but otherwise, it would be a pretty useless subject.
    Another reason why I don't want to change M.I.A. to French is that there are only three other people doing the subject next year and if I drop out, that may mean that they will have to change also as there would not be an adequate
    amount for a class.

    Just for reference, I am predicted A*s in both French and M.I.A. at GCSE, which makes the decision a little harder and I am beginning to look for other ways to prioritise my choice, for example, basing the choice on teachers that will be teaching the subject or the amount of friends I have studying that subject.

    So, if you guys have any advice, it would be immensely appreciated!
    Many thanks.
    What sort of courses would you like to do at university?
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    (Original post by midgemeister7)
    What sort of courses would you like to do at university?
    Architecture, Art, Animation.... but it changes constantly! These are my three root ones though.
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    (Original post by GageMcAlister)
    Architecture, Art, Animation.... but it changes constantly! These are my three root ones though.
    If your are interested in applying for architecture keep in mind that you have to take physics. My friend is interested in applying to architecture and was informed that maths, art and physics are the best subjects to take. I'd drop computing and I'd take physics and then I'd choose between MIA and French. I recommend french because it's a more respected subject and will save you time since creative a level subjects are very time consuming. Art is enough there really is no need to add MIA to the mix. If you are seriously interested I suggest you just learn about animation and what not in your free time.
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    (Original post by GageMcAlister)
    Architecture, Art, Animation.... but it changes constantly! These are my three root ones though.

    (Original post by pbunny)
    If your are interested in applying for architecture keep in mind that you have to take physics.

    Art is enough there really is no need to add MIA to the mix. If you are seriously interested I suggest you just learn about animation and what not in your free time.
    just fyi, you don't need physics for architecture! maths/physics tend to be required by the likes of bath/cambridge etc but it's not essential! There are plenty of people without A level maths or physics on my course!

    but pbunny does make a good point, Art is probably enough on its own! Even if MIA will set you in good stead for animation, i'm sure there will be plenty of people without it! Plus maybe you could take a more 'MIA-approach' in your A level Art?
 
 
 
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