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    Hi everyone!

    I'm currently in Year 11 and I'm really unsure of what I would like to do when I'm older. I'm considering taking Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics at A Level. What sort of career path could I go down with these A Levels? Are they good choices?

    Thanks! Sorry for the vague questions
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    (Original post by Joshua-P)
    Hi everyone!

    I'm currently in Year 11 and I'm really unsure of what I would like to do when I'm older. I'm considering taking Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics at A Level. What sort of career path could I go down with these A Levels? Are they good choices?

    Thanks! Sorry for the vague questions
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    (Original post by Joshua-P)
    Hi everyone!

    I'm currently in Year 11 and I'm really unsure of what I would like to do when I'm older. I'm considering taking Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics at A Level. What sort of career path could I go down with these A Levels? Are they good choices?

    Thanks! Sorry for the vague questions
    If you decide to go to university, you can do:
    physics
    chem
    maths
    finance/economics/management
    all engineering courses
    computer science
    I might be missing but those are the major career paths you could go down with those A-Levels
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    (Original post by Joshua-P)
    Hi everyone!

    I'm currently in Year 11 and I'm really unsure of what I would like to do when I'm older. I'm considering taking Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics at A Level. What sort of career path could I go down with these A Levels? Are they good choices?

    Thanks! Sorry for the vague questions
    I think they're a great choice if you truly enjoy these sciences and would like to progress into a career based on these.

    As for your career options, there are endless opportunities: you could undertake some form of scientific research, become a scientific journalist, progress into teaching, work for radiation companies, become an accountant, investment banker, actuary and the list goes on.

    I don't think you should be too fixated upon career pathways at the moment - just pick the subjects that you enjoy because those are the ones you're most likely to work for, and consequently do well in.
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    Yes!

    (Original post by Darshan98)
    If you decide to go to university, you can do:
    physics
    chem
    maths
    finance/economics/management
    all engineering courses
    computer science
    I might be missing but those are the major career paths you could go down with those A-Levels
    (Original post by kingaaran)
    I think they're a great choice if you truly enjoy these sciences and would like to progress into a career based on these.

    As for your career options, there are endless opportunities: you could undertake some form of scientific research, become a scientific journalist, progress into teaching, work for radiation companies, become an accountant, investment banker, actuary and the list goes on.

    I don't think you should be too fixated upon career pathways at the moment - just pick the subjects that you enjoy because those are the ones you're most likely to work for, and consequently do well in.
    Thanks for the responses! Both of you mentioned a career in finance. Do you think economics is something I should consider at A Level if this was a route I were to go down? Or would both the maths subjects be ok?
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    (Original post by Joshua-P)
    Yes!





    Thanks for the responses! Both of you mentioned a career in finance. Do you think economics is something I should consider at A Level if this was a route I were to go down? Or would both the maths subjects be ok?
    Maths subjects would be perfectly ok.
    I would advise you to take up economics if you are interested in it and you think you would be able to get a better grade in it rather than chemistry or physics because what universities really want is 3 A*s and as you said that you are definitely going to do maths and further maths, your third choice can be anything as long as you can get a good grade.
    Also, to make sure you don't regret taking economics for A-Levels, check out what board is your school doing for economics and then check out their syllabus/specification to ensure that that subjects and topics will keep you well interested for the rest 2 years because the last thing you want is getting bored of it which can have *disastrous :lol: * consequences. Economics would not only make a strong application but also help you to see if you will be able to study something related to economics and finance at uni for THREE YEARS. :yes:
    So my advice to you is to first check the eco specification and then see if you would be able to do it for the next two years because imo, if you like a subject you are more likely to do better in it compared to a subject you dont like.
    Hope I helped!!!
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    (Original post by Joshua-P)
    Yes!

    Thanks for the responses! Both of you mentioned a career in finance. Do you think economics is something I should consider at A Level if this was a route I were to go down? Or would both the maths subjects be ok?
    Maths is fine. Economics is optional and certainly will help when you try to progress into the financial sector, as you'll need to have a good grip on the economy and how it works. Though, maths will be fine - just pick whatever interests you!
 
 
 
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