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    so yo guys i need to decide between history or maths i am already taking psychology, English lit and sociology but idk maths or history? i got a c in maths gcse but thats cuz i put no effort in and i will put tons of effort in this year and i didnt do history for gcse at all so i only have little knowledge which would be easier for me to take??? thanks!
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    Only a C in Maths GCSE? They won't let you take Maths I'd imagine. Not doing history puts you at a slight disadvantage but it should be alright.
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    I would do history, a C will not suffice for maths a level. A lot of the skills you develop in English transfer to history anyway so it's not necessary to study at GCSE to do a level. Maths doesn't really compliment your other subjects, I would suggest history
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    Your other three a levels all seem like they might require quite a bit of essay writing so I would go for maths just for a little bit of variation seeing as history is a lot of essay writing


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    (Original post by phanshipper)
    so yo guys i need to decide between history or maths i am already taking psychology, English lit and sociology but idk maths or history? i got a c in maths gcse but thats cuz i put no effort in and i will put tons of effort in this year and i didnt do history for gcse at all so i only have little knowledge which would be easier for me to take??? thanks!
    You have to get an A to do A-level maths, if you only got a C it honestly isn't worth considering A-level maths.

    If you're good at essays and you're interested in the units they're doing, take it. But personally it looks like you're scraping the barrel for a fourth option, so just take three. You don't want to be doing something you only took just so you have a fourth option.
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    You would need a B or above to do Maths A levels.
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    I do history and maths

    I recommend you do history a level ,because its goes well with your other subjects also gcse history doesnt help much because there is so easy. It is fine to take a level history if you havemt done it at gcse

    I dont recommend maths if.you got a C
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    (Original post by phanshipper)
    so yo guys i need to decide between history or maths i am already taking psychology, English lit and sociology but idk maths or history? i got a c in maths gcse but thats cuz i put no effort in and i will put tons of effort in this year and i didnt do history for gcse at all so i only have little knowledge which would be easier for me to take??? thanks!
    If your English is good then go for History , it's more suited to the subjects you're doing at the moment. My school doesn't really like people below an A/B doing Maths a level as it's just so much of a step up!
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    History! Don't do maths with a C - that's really not high enough in my opinion. I know people with As and A*s who struggle/d.
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    I'd go with History. A C at GCSE will probably mean that you will struggle and the school will not let you do it at A-Level, most of them want at least a B, sometimes an A. Not having done GCSE History probably won't put you that behind. I know people who didn't do GCSE, but are doing fine at A-Level and you generally won't need prior knowledge of the content, only the essay skills which you should have to an extent from your other essay subjects.
 
 
 
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