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    (Original post by Xrypto)
    OCR? CCEA? WJEC? I have no idea where Cumbria is sorry.
    LMAO! It is in England!
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    My first reaction is Maths. But then no Maths.

    For me I won't do anything but Maths and Science.

    How about a language?
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    (Original post by kirstinx)
    Which one is the easiest?:p:

    Sociology! However i enjoy Law alot more then sociology as it's more testing. Go for sociology i think you will be fine at it and should easily get an A
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    I'm doing Sociology on 2 hours a week. For AQA this is easy, as you can get an A even though you're only taught a third of the course (as there are options on each module).
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    I'm doing Sociology on 2 hours a week. For AQA this is easy, as you can get an A even though you're only taught a third of the course (as there are options on each module).

    AS or A2?
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    AS...but the A2 has coursework, so OCR seems a better option for you...
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    Do Economics - there's so much overlap between AS and A2.
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    AS...but the A2 has coursework, so OCR seems a better option for you...
    AQA lets you do an exam instead.
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    OK...didn't know that :p:

    Then you might want to consider AQA, as the structure of the modules means you don't have to do the whole course. Essentially, you can just pick your favourite topics from:

    1. Familes & Households / Mass Media / Health
    2. Education / Wealth, Poverty and Welfare / Work and Leisure
    3. Methods
    4. Politics / Religion / World Sociology
    5. Methods
    6. Crime / Stratification
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    (Original post by kirstinx)
    I need another A level to get into the part time degree at Northumbria but I need to find one which fits with the following criteria:

    - NO coursework (the reason why I cant take my other 2 ASs to A2)

    - Easy enough to do the full course between January and June

    - Relatively interesting

    - Relatively respected

    - No Maths or Science
    Government and Politics is probably a good bet, though you're much more likely to get a high grade if you have an interest in current affairs. Economics has no coursework but it's quite hard, I think it'd be very difficult to do it all between January and June.
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    OK...didn't know that :p:

    Then you might want to consider AQA, as the structure of the modules means you don't have to do the whole course. Essentially, you can just pick your favourite topics from:

    1. Familes & Households / Mass Media / Health
    2. Education / Wealth, Poverty and Welfare / Work and Leisure
    3. Methods
    4. Politics / Religion / World Sociology
    5. Methods
    6. Crime / Stratification
    1. Is the only one I am sure on.
    2. Not sure, I like the sound of "Wealth" but "welfare" makes it sound boring:p: which one would you advise?
    3. N/A Is this related to research methods in Psychology?
    4. I have no idea, I started AS Politics and it bored me, Religion doesn't look exciting, what is World Sociology?
    5. N/A
    6. Crime would be useful for Law What is stratification?
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    Yeah, families is a good topic.

    Seeing as you are taking Business Studies, the Work and Leisure topic would be perfect (it would really strengthen your answers on the Human Resources topic)...I'm annoyed that I'm not being taught that, I'm doing Education instead, which is OK...

    The methods modules are really easy, and from the Psychology work that I've seen from others, it is probably slightly easier than what you do in Psychology.

    The World Sociology chapter seems to look at elements from Economics and Geography (eg. development, industrialisation, environment, demographics)

    Stratification means splitting society up into categories, the spec looks at things like measuring social class, life chances and mobility. Module 6 is synoptic.
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    [QUOTE=kirstinx]Is there an exam board where English Language doesn't have coursework?
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    AQA spec A. I'm in the process of starting it.
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    Thanks, I did look at that but it said coursework, but I must have been looking at the wrong one
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    Economics.
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    general studies....?
    maths isnt that bad, its challenging but everything links up. and you dont have to memorise much, just follow a pattern of workings out and apply them in the exam. it's also the least hassle to revise for because like i said you dont have to memorise much, once you know a technique just always apply it.
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    (Original post by RJA)

    1. Familes & Households / Mass Media / Health
    2. Education / Wealth, Poverty and Welfare / Work and Leisure
    3. Methods
    4. Politics / Religion / World Sociology
    5. Methods
    6. Crime / Stratification
    We did family which was fine. Unit 2 was education which is meant to be hardest but i got my best unit grade in it. Unit 3 was methods and is very easy but ironically i got my worst grade in it.
    Methods looks at primary & secondary data, questionnaires, survey, goverment stats and other things i cant remember of the top of my head.
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    (Original post by kirstinx)
    Thanks, I did look at that but it said coursework, but I must have been looking at the wrong one
    You have the option of coursework or exam for unit 2, and the other two units are written exams (see page 6). The spec is here.

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    general studies....?
    maths isnt that bad, its challenging but everything links up. and you dont have to memorise much, just follow a pattern of workings out and apply them in the exam. it's also the least hassle to revise for because like i said you dont have to memorise much, once you know a technique just always apply it.
    If you dont enjoy maths then its hard. There is no sense in subjected yourself to it.
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    Maths is the only one i believe that has no course work
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    I wont be able to do Maths.
 
 
 

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