Which fourth A Level should I choose?

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AmyGeorge98
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Until this morning I had planned to take English Literature (WJEC), History (OCR), Welsh (WJEC) and Sociology (WJEC?) for my A Levels in September (and also Welsh Bacc which is equivalent to an A Level which is compulsory).

Unfortunately, my school has changed the options sheet and has moved Sociology into the same column as Welsh. I'm a bit gutted because I was looking forward to taking that but it happens.

I'm looking at the options sheet and there are three other possibilities - Religious Studies (AQA), Law (WJEC?) or Business Studies (WJEC).

I didn't take Religious Studies for GCSE but I got an A in short course, would I be able to cope with it?
Law is a new subject which could be interesting but I have no idea what it will be like.
I took Business Studies for GCSE and I enjoyed the first year of it but I hated doing the coursework.

Which one of the three subjects would be best to take as my fourth option (bearing in mind this would be the one I would drop at the end of Year 12 if I find that four subjects is too much)? I'm leaning more towards Religious Studies but I'm unsure.
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i'd choose RS if I were you, looks the most respected out of the 3
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RS AQA is pretty nice, I would go for that.


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I'd choose RS, it's the stronger of the three and It's a pretty nice A-Level.
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RS AQA is pretty nice, I would go for that.


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I was just wondering if you knew the structure of the course, I have some idea but I've not spoken to one of the RS teachers about it as I had no interest in it until now?
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I was just wondering if you knew the structure of the course, I have some idea but I've not spoken to one of the RS teachers about it as I had no interest in it until now?
Sorry, for some strange reason I wrote AQA but I meant OCR.

Have no idea about AQA.
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Do what you think you'll enjoy the most! which of these subjects interests you the most and would be willing to work hard in?
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I'd do RS personally. It's the most respected out of the three I think. Law isn't really high regarded, even law degree's themselves often discourage it as an A-level. Business studies isn't that respected either. But it does depend on your interests and what you want to do? If these subjects don't have much relevance to your degree/career path, then just pick anyone you enjoy? I was similar where I had chosen choices but couldn't decide on my final option. The first 3 covered my degree preferences so I just chose French as I enjoy it and it may come in useful in future. So I'd do the same: either pick the one closest related to your degree if you think it will help, if not, then just choose the one you'll enjoy!
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