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    My school hasn't provide us a lot of subjects

    Here's a list of subjects available

    Biology
    Chemistry
    Maths
    English
    Business
    ICT
    Physics
    History

    I have chosen Maths, Biology and Chemistry.
    I did English as a fourth subject at first, but it was too hard.
    I have always hated ICT and history.
    I chose Maths, so I won't bother doing Physics.
    Never took Business before. So I LITERALLY DON'T KNOW WHAT DO.
    Would any uni mind if I have only 3 AS levels?
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    (Original post by FluffyCherry)
    My school hasn't provide us a lot of subjects

    Here's a list of subjects available

    Biology
    Chemistry
    Maths
    English
    Business
    ICT
    Physics
    History

    I have chosen Maths, Biology and Chemistry.
    I did English as a fourth subject at first, but it was too hard.
    I have always hated ICT and history.
    I chose Maths, so I won't bother doing Physics.
    Never took Business before. So I LITERALLY DON'T KNOW WHAT DO.
    Would any uni mind if I have only 3 AS levels?
    The only university I've heard of that has 4 AS levels as a requirement is UCL - most universities give out offers based on 3 A2 subjects. Not having 4 AS subjects probably isn't a massive problem, the only potential risk is that if you end up hating one of your AS subjects, you're still probably going to have to continue it to A2 because you can't afford to drop one (leaving you with only 2 A2s).

    What do you actually want to do at university? Also, on what basis did you decide to drop English (did you only just start Year 12?).
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    Do business studies, it's easy af.
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    (Original post by Plagioclase)
    The only university I've heard of that has 4 AS levels as a requirement is UCL - most universities give out offers based on 3 A2 subjects. Not having 4 AS subjects probably isn't a massive problem, the only potential risk is that if you end up hating one of your AS subjects, you're still probably going to have to continue it to A2 because you can't afford to drop one (leaving you with only 2 A2s).

    What do you actually want to do at university? Also, on what basis did you decide to drop English (did you only just start Year 12?).
    I'm still deciding whether I'll be doing Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy and I just started year 13, doing my A2 's but I'm worried about my fourth AS level.
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    (Original post by TheNervousWreck)
    Do business studies, it's easy af.
    I was told that Business is really difficult, in fact one of the
    brightest students I've ever met in school got the highest grade in Business which was a B and the rest got D's and below.:dong:
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    (Original post by FluffyCherry)
    My school hasn't provide us a lot of subjects

    Here's a list of subjects available

    Biology
    Chemistry
    Maths
    English
    Business
    ICT
    Physics
    History

    I have chosen Maths, Biology and Chemistry.
    I did English as a fourth subject at first, but it was too hard.
    I have always hated ICT and history.
    I chose Maths, so I won't bother doing Physics.
    Never took Business before. So I LITERALLY DON'T KNOW WHAT DO.
    Would any uni mind if I have only 3 AS levels?
    Physics does often go with maths and I think tbh the question of why you didn't take physics will come up in your interview so you will need a good reason for that. Other than that I don't see how it can hold you back. I'm surprised that you can't take geography but that wouldn't be the obvious choice anyway.

    I see you are going for the medical/dentistry courses so I don't think physics will really make a difference although some unis might ask why you didn't take a forth you can just say lack of appropriate choice.
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    (Original post by FluffyCherry)
    I was told that Business is really difficult, in fact one of the
    brightest students I've ever met in school got the highest grade in Business which was a B and the rest got D's and below.:dong:
    I do it. I only revised for the exams the night before and managed to get 100UMS on both papers. Admittedly though, lots of people got C's, D's and E's at AS in my Year.
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    If you're considering medicine, you need a fourth
 
 
 
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