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    Hello! Im currently a year 11 student and i am hoping to study medicine at uni. Many universities ask for 3 a levels and an AS at B or C grade. Im sort of stuck on what my fourth a level should be - i have chosen Biology, Chemistry and English literrature. I can either choose sociology or physics as my fourth a level?. Which one would be better?
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    Physics would be a better tie-in for medicine, but I recommend taking Maths over either of those. It's a more widely sought A level and taking Physics without A level maths makes Physics that much harder.
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    (Original post by krishugh)
    Hello! Im currently a year 11 student and i am hoping to study medicine at uni. Many universities ask for 3 a levels and an AS at B or C grade. Im sort of stuck on what my fourth a level should be - i have chosen Biology, Chemistry and English literrature. I can either choose sociology or physics as my fourth a lkevel?. Which one would be better?
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    It is not possible for me to do maths as i do not enjoy it and i do not have the grades to apply for it. I am currently achieving a B in gcse for maths and many universities do not specifiy that i would need a level maths as an essential for applying.
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    (Original post by krishugh)
    It is not possible for me to do maths as i do not enjoy it and i do not have the grades to apply for it. I am currently achieving a B in gcse for maths and many universities do not specifiy that i would need a level maths as an essential for applying.
    Alright, then do not pick physics, pick sociology. You will find physics hell without maths.
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    Thank you for your response, highly appreciated x
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    I would say choose Physics, but if you hate maths then you certainly wouldn't enjoy it.

    I do Biology, Chemistry, Maths and English Lit, so if you want to ask any questions about those then feel free to PM me
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    (Original post by Neuth)
    I would say choose Physics, but if you hate maths then you certainly wouldn't enjoy it.

    I do Biology, Chemistry, Maths and English Lit, so if you want to ask any questions about those then feel free to PM me
    Thank you x
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    Since medicine is competitive I don't think sociology would be such a great choice and that something more traditional would be preferred.
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    (Original post by Arcai)
    Since medicine is competitive I don't think sociology would be such a great choice and that something more traditional would be preferred.
    My only options would be either physics or sociology. Maths is out of reach at the moment.
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    Physics is a far more respected A Level - but if you struggle with Maths you may struggle to get a decent grade in Physics. So unless you think you're capable of an A in Physics, I'd say pick Sociology.
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    You definitely won't want to do physics if you don't like maths
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    (Original post by ifyouseelaura)
    Physics is a far more respected A Level - but if you struggle with Maths you may struggle to get a decent grade in Physics. So unless you think you're capable of an A in Physics, I'd say pick Sociology.
    True, it's good to take the one you think you'll do better in too, and maths skills should be quite good for physics a level
 
 
 

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