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    Hello, I just wanted to know what are the best A levels to do to pursue medicine (chosen subjects :Biology, Chemistry, Maths, English language). If there are any medical students that could reply that would be great.
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    (Original post by MichelleMedicine)
    Hello, I just wanted to know what are the best A levels to do to pursue medicine (chosen subjects :Biology, Chemistry, Maths, English language). If there are any medical students that could reply that would be great.
    You've got the main three really: Biology, Chemistry and Maths. They are the only subjects specified by most medical courses. The fourth subject is really your won choice. It can be helpful to do an essay based subject, such as english or an arts or language. Basically show some variation with your 4th pick.
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    (Original post by MichelleMedicine)
    Hello, I just wanted to know what are the best A levels to do to pursue medicine (chosen subjects :Biology, Chemistry, Maths, English language). If there are any medical students that could reply that would be great.
    Chemistry is the essential one, Biology and Maths are highly desirable. Some departments might prefer Physics or maybe Further Maths (although several universities don't like that for medicine) as a fourth subject, others might prefer an essay-based subject or a language. English language is sometimes thought of as a bit of a soft subject, so you could consider changing it for English lit or something, but since it is your fourth subject it shouldn't matter that much.
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    (Original post by sweeneyrod)
    Chemistry is the essential one, Biology and Maths are highly desirable. Some departments might prefer Physics or maybe Further Maths (although several universities don't like that for medicine) as a fourth subject, others might prefer an essay-based subject or a language. English language is sometimes thought of as a bit of a soft subject, so you could consider changing it for English lit or something, but since it is your fourth subject it shouldn't matter that much.
    Thank you so much for your reply, I was just wondering, why would universities not want further maths as a fourth subject? Also, does the order of your choice matter to universities?
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    (Original post by Flyer24)
    You've got the main three really: Biology, Chemistry and Maths. They are the only subjects specified by most medical courses. The fourth subject is really your won choice. It can be helpful to do an essay based subject, such as english or an arts or language. Basically show some variation with your 4th pick.
    Thank you so much for your reply. I just wanted to know what you would pick personally along with the three specified subjects to be able to choose all the medical schools.
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    (Original post by MichelleMedicine)
    Thank you so much for your reply, I was just wondering, why would universities not want further maths as a fourth subject? Also, does the order of your choice matter to universities?
    What do you mean by the order of choice? Some universities don't count Further Maths as a fourth subject, since if you're good at Maths it is easier than say History would be (and it also has overlap with Physics to an extent). Also, a higher proportion of applicants get A's and A*'s than in other subjects, so for some people it can be an "easy" A.
 
 
 
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