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    Is it advisable? Also my school now has a new 3 A level policy, so I would be doing History, Ancient History and Geography
    Please help!
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    Pointless.

    It will be regarded as effectively one subject - even for applying for History at Uni.

    Pick one History -and do something like Politics/Sociology or Classics/English alongside it.
    This would give you a solid base for applying for any Arts/Humanities/Social Science course at Uni

    Advice on applying for History at Uni : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/History_Degree
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    (Original post by sydneybridge)
    Pointless.

    It will be regarded as effectively one subject - even for applying for History at Uni.

    Pick one History -and do something like Politics/Sociology or Classics/English alongside it.
    This would give you a solid base for applying for any Arts/Humanities/Social Science course at Uni

    Advice on applying for History at Uni : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/History_Degree
    Thanks! Tbh I was only half-considering it but this has definitely put me off . The other subjects I was considering alongside History/ Geography were Politics, Economics, English lit or Physics
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    (Original post by 1209ll)
    Thanks! Tbh I was only half-considering it but this has definitely put me off . The other subjects I was considering alongside History/ Geography were Politics, Economics, English lit and Physics
    You only need 4 AS subjects and 3 A2 subjects.

    No UK Uni asks for more than this - and AAA is way better than BBBBC because you took on too much and couldnt do any of the subjects properly.

    You need to think about subjects you might study at Uni and have a look at the admissions requirements for courses at a variety of different Unis (they will all ask for different grades/subjects) - this will help you decide sensible subjects. Another useful article : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...-form_subjects
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    (Original post by sydneybridge)
    You only need 4 AS subjects and 3 A2 subjects.

    No UK Uni asks for more than this - and AAA is way better than BBBBC because you took on too much and couldnt do any of the subjects properly.

    You need to think about subjects you might study at Uni and have a look at the admissions requirements for courses at a variety of different Unis (they will all ask for different grades/subjects) - this will help you decide sensible subjects. Another useful article : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...-form_subjects
    Noooo what I meant was I was considering those subjects, so I would do one of those 4, not all of them sorry, I should have worded it better
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    (Original post by 1209ll)
    Thanks! Tbh I was only half-considering it but this has definitely put me off . The other subjects I was considering alongside History/ Geography were Politics, Economics, English lit and Physics
    History Geography and economics would be quite good

    Maths with that would be great
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    History Geography and economics would be quite good

    Maths with that would be great
    They're only letting us do 3 due to the A level changes. + I'm only a low A/ B student at IGCSE maths
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    Any ideas what you want to study at Uni?

    If you are still clueless on this point (most people will be) then go for subjects you know you enjoy - because these are the ones that will a) give you highest grades and b) be the most fun to study. Dont back off from 'new' subjects like Law and Sociology - look at the course work/books etc and think carefully about what you might find interesting.
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    (Original post by sydneybridge)
    Any ideas what you want to study at Uni?

    If you are still clueless on this point (most people will be) then go for subjects you know you enjoy - because these are the ones that will a) give you highest grades and b) be the most fun to study. Dont back off from 'new' subjects like Law and Sociology - look at the course work/books etc and think carefully about what you might find interesting.
    Thanks for the advice . At this point I don't know what I want to do, but either history, law or psychology would be very interesting. The problem is my school doesn't do many of the 'newer' A levels such as Psychology, or I would definitely be taking it. I've looked around at some Psychology degrees and many want a science, preferably Biology, but tbh I'm not the best at Biology and don't enjoy it, so it's sort of not an option.
    Sorry for the rambling and thanks again
 
 
 
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