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I am currently considering taking Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry at A-level. My question is, are these A levels hard and/or too much work? What is it like taking these and how much time does it take up? Is it much more work than other A level students need?Would love to here from current students taking these subjects. I am considering Engineering/ maths/ computer science as possible degrees

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I'm going to start these in September; as long as you keep on track and work as hard as you can, you should be fine!
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(Original post by under8ed)
I am currently considering taking Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry at A-level. My question is, are these A levels hard and/or too much work? What is it like taking these and how much time does it take up? Is it much more work than other A level students need?Would love to here from current students taking these subjects. I am considering Engineering/ maths/ computer science as possible degrees

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I did all of that plus Biology...it's fine
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I am currently considering taking Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry at A-level. My question is, are these A levels hard and/or too much work? What is it like taking these and how much time does it take up? Is it much more work than other A level students need?Would love to here from current students taking these subjects. I am considering Engineering/ maths/ computer science as possible degrees

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Honestly, it's fine, my friend last year did those for A2, and got something like A*A*AA, I'm doing all of those except chemistry (for A2 as well), applying for mech eng, and if anything, I think it might be easier than doing 3, in your case 4, separate subjects (maths and further maths are practically the same subject). In terms of workload, I hear that there's a lot in chemistry, but Maths, F maths and physics are fine for me, I probably spend less time working than some other people haha
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I did all of that plus Biology...it's fine
Are you doing your second year? And how much extra time and work do u need to put in?
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Taking all of them (a2 atm), as with anything how long it takes is very dependent on how quickly you learn stuff. There is a fair amount of crossover between maths and physics (the mechanics modules of maths) and personally i found that the majority of my time was spent on chem. Anyway feel free to ask anything
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Honestly, it's fine, my friend last year did those for A2, and got something like A*A*AA, I'm doing all of those except chemistry (for A2 as well), applying for mech eng, and if anything, I think it might be easier than doing 3, in your case 4, separate subjects (maths and further maths are practically the same subject). In terms of workload, I hear that there's a lot in chemistry, but Maths, F maths and physics are fine for me, I probably spend less time working than some other people haha
Aha right im thinking of dropping chemistry too
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Taking all of them (a2 atm), as with anything how long it takes is very dependent on how quickly you learn stuff. There is a fair amount of crossover between maths and physics (the mechanics modules of maths) and personally i found that the majority of my time was spent on chem. Anyway feel free to ask anything
Would you say that u r a quick learner? and how hard i chemistry?
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Im doing them at AS currently! Its not too bad I find maths and further maths a lot easier than say chem or physics.
Just make sure you concentrate fully in lessons. In some chemistry lessons I didn't really pay any attention so I had to do more work at home in order to understand it.
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Depends on how hardworking you are. This is as honest an answer as you'll get. I personally, want to get A's with minimal work and am good at maths which is why I chose M + FM. Chemistry I also enjoy but struggle to get A's however hopefully with A's I should get there. Biology is just a memory game. Very boring and tedious if you ask me. Can't wait to drop it. Have no experience with physics.
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I am doing the same. It's a lot of work, but possible if you consistently work. Got AAAB at AS with not too much trouble.

At A2 it's much more difficult.
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Would you say that u r a quick learner? and how hard i chemistry?
Yes i am a quick learner. Chemistry was the subject i did worstin but its by no means impossible, the actual questions themselves arent that hard it just takes a long time to build up the knowledge base required to answer them
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I did all of that plus Biology...it's fine
Mate your either really clever or Mad because that just sounds insane
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I am currently considering taking Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry at A-level. My question is, are these A levels hard and/or too much work? What is it like taking these and how much time does it take up? Is it much more work than other A level students need?Would love to here from current students taking these subjects. I am considering Engineering/ maths/ computer science as possible degrees

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I took that plus biology, STEP etc.. I know someone who took that(plus tried and failed STEP). It depends what you're good at, but it's more work than doing 3 obviously. You should probably be doing an average of about 36 hours a week including lessons. You will have a lot of your exams in year 13 so watch out for that.
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