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    Hi,

    I'm confused whether to take up History or Psychology as my AS-Level subject.
    I like memorising theories and writing, i haven't done psychology before so i don't know how it works and stuffs.
    Does AS psychology involve maths? is it a interesting subject? Which one is more interesting and bit easier?
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    (Original post by Hanna423)
    Hi,

    I'm confused whether to take up History or Psychology as my AS-Level subject.
    I like memorising theories and writing, i haven't done psychology before so i don't know how it works and stuffs.
    Does AS psychology involve maths? is it a interesting subject? Which one is more interesting and bit easier?
    'Memorising theories and writing' sounds exactly like Psychology tbh. It has got a bit of Maths in but not a lot and yeah it is very interesting but also hard (especially at A2, not gonna lie). I know a lot of people who take History and have found it 'horrific', though I cannot speak from personal experience on that subject.

    Please please please do NOT take a subject because 'it's easier'! Different people find different subjects easy. For example last year I really struggled with Sociology whilst others found it easy. Take subjects you'll enjoy - you're far more likely to do well in them that way.
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    I took both as A Levels. Personally I do better on History but different people find different subjects easier, History also has coursework whilst Psychology doesn't (for my examining board at least).

    There is only a little bit of Maths in Psychology, I remember some statistics at AS as well as probability but it's not much at all. It's mostly all memorising. I do find Psychology more interesting than History but that's just me, in my History I'm covering some of the same topics as I did at GCSE, and I didn't do Psychology at GCSE so it's been nice to have some fresh learning. A lot of the studies are really interesting, but it's hard to revise a lot of what you need to remember, such as the dates and statistics of the studies etc...then again History also involves revising dates and such.

    Just be sure that you pick which one you want based on what you think you will enjoy. Look over some of what each course covers because different examining boards may be a bit different. If you enjoy the subject it will be easier for you.
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    (Original post by Hanna423)
    Hi,

    I'm confused whether to take up History or Psychology as my AS-Level subject.
    I like memorising theories and writing, i haven't done psychology before so i don't know how it works and stuffs.
    Does AS psychology involve maths? is it a interesting subject? Which one is more interesting and bit easier?
    Psychology GCSE is interesting do that
    but it is up to you hun
 
 
 
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