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    I used to think subjects like media studies and film studies were soft subjects, however I have friends who do these subjects and they're always moaning about the workload. Generally, anything with 'studies' on the end sounds easy, but it's not fair to say if you've never done it.
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    (Original post by Aleveltimes)
    You're all so critical of applied science and business studies etc..but I completely disagree. Yes they may be more accessible than courses like maths or history but they're still challenging for people who choose to take them and still worth the 2 years of hard work and revision a person has to partake in to achieve a decent grade.


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    No one disputes that applied science and studying business is important, but in a formal setting? These are very practical disciplines.
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    Psychology is relatively easy compared to my other A-Levels


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    The coat is a symbol for protection; he wished he used some with his mother last night. Thought i'd drop some psychoanalysis (anyone noticed that before) in.
    Psychodynamic Psychology :lol:
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    (Original post by Tarte Tatin)
    I used to think subjects like media studies and film studies were soft subjects, however I have friends who do these subjects and they're always moaning about the workload. Generally, anything with 'studies' on the end sounds easy, but it's not fair to say if you've never done it.
    Everyone has different abilities

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    (Original post by fudgecake22)
    Btecs are naturally easy

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    They are... and we wonder why we have so many people claiming benefits and not getting a good job or any job at all when they are getting ****ty qualifications like this.
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    (Original post by Aleveltimes)
    You're all so critical of applied science and business studies etc..but I completely disagree. Yes they may be more accessible than courses like maths or history but they're still challenging for people who choose to take them and still worth the 2 years of hard work and revision a person has to partake in to achieve a decent grade.


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    Revision & Hardwork? :lol:

    BTECs are completely coursework based, there aren't any exams so what revision are you talking about?

    Everyone is my sixth form who does Applied Science and Business Studies are either out of their mind or genuinely dumb and thick and don't give a crap about their life
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    (Original post by dale_b_1996)
    They are... and we wonder why we have so many people claiming benefits and not getting a good job or any job at all when they are getting ****ty qualifications like this.
    Noooo....why do top unis such as ucl/leeds/exeter accept them???

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    (Original post by zhang-liao)
    Revision & Hardwork? :lol:

    BTECs are completely coursework based, there aren't any exams so what revision are you talking about?

    Everyone is my sixth form who does Applied Science and Business Studies are either out of their mind or genuinely dumb and thick and don't give a crap about their life
    I'm talking about the revision for the applied science written exam which is part of the A Level (it's not a btec!) and I know for a fact that business studies is not a btec either and there are 4 exams with writing and essays believe it or not!

    If people are so dumb and thick they wouldn't have a place at a sixth form to begin with.


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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Geography

    As an a level
    Just out of curiosity, why?




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    Health and social care.. No idea why I wasted my time studying it for an alevel.
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    Italian and German are too simple according to ML students I speak to, Chemistry has too much content IMO ( I'm doing WJEC ) Oh yeah and I wouldn't say further maths is a joke, it's got lots of cool things in it and its mostly fun but Jesus FP2 man scarily hard

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    (Original post by WilJones138)
    Italian and German are too simple according to ML students I speak to, Chemistry has too much content IMO ( I'm do WJEC ) Oh yeah and I wouldn't say further maths is a joke, it's got lots of cool things in it and its mostly fun but Jesus FP2 man scarily hard

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    If it's your first language yes! I said just maths is piss easy for me...but further maths I feel intimidated revising it

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    Just out of curiosity, why?




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    I just found the content was identical to GCSE, and I was writing rubbish essays but apparently full marks worthy. So I dropped it, and switched.
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    (Original post by fudgecake22)
    If it's your first language yes!

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    Yeah the 2 ML students I know one lived in Italy for 5 years as a child and the other if half German, predicted A*'s and they say they don't need to revise because half the exam is like translate the sentence :L

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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I just found the content was identical to GCSE, and I was writing rubbish essays but apparently full marks worthy. So I dropped it, and switched.
    Fair enough if that's what you found when you studied it. I feel like there is a lot more to cover than at GCSE personally and that there is a lot more depth. Though Geography is my love! I guess it could be to do with exam boards, I did the same for GCSE and A level; the two courses are meant to glow into each other so that may have helped?


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    (Original post by fudgecake22)
    If it's your first language yes! I said just maths is piss easy for me...but further maths I feel intimidated revising it

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    FP1 is easy, S2 is piss, easier than S1 tbh, S3 is alright, M2 is easy, M3 is challenging, FP2 makes me want to kill myself

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    (Original post by LamantChenille)
    Fair enough if that's what you found when you studied it. I feel like there is a lot more to cover than at GCSE personally and that there is a lot more depth. Though Geography is my love! I guess it could be to do with exam boards, I did the same for GCSE and A level; the two courses are meant to glow into each other so that may have helped?


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    I was same board for both. I do like it as a subject, just felt there was no challenge.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I was same board for both. I do like it as a subject, just felt there was no challenge.
    Fair enough! What did you swap to?


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