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    Medicine or something science related? For medicine you don't need maths a level? Does my french a level count for anything?
    (Original post by Mayhem™)
    depends on what you want to do at university; but in general I think it'd be maths over Spanish
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    (Original post by Evess)
    Actually a moderator edited my thread. Clearly they don't understand that they thread wasn't trying to be derogatory in any way.
    *the
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    Wasn't this thread called "Mickey Mouse A-levels?"
    Why, what's so bad about calling them "Mickey Mouse" A-levels?
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    (Original post by geniequeen48)
    Medicine or something science related? For medicine you don't need maths a level? Does my french a level count for anything?
    In that case I'd definitely choose Maths; it'll show you're capable at something close to science and a university will probably prefer it to Spanish (note that some institutes actually include maths as a 'suggested(not necessary but helpful)' A-level).
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    (Original post by duckd0nald)
    Wasn't this thread called "Mickey Mouse A-levels?"
    Why, what's so bad about calling them "Mickey Mouse" A-levels?
    the term 'mickey mouse' is often use to describe things that are easy and not valued

    e.g. 'they won the match, but it was against a mickey mouse team, so it's hardly an achievement'
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    (Original post by RosaA)
    *A-levels
    My thread was edited by a moderator because clearly they can't take someone elses opinion, I didn't spell that wrong.
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    (Original post by Mayhem™)
    In that case I'd definitely choose Maths; it'll show you're capable at something close to science and a university will probably prefer it to Spanish (note that some institutes actually include maths as a 'suggested(not necessary but helpful)' A-level).
    Would maths AS level be fine? Not to A2?
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    (Original post by RosaA)
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    (Original post by geniequeen48)
    Would maths AS level be fine? Not to A2?
    It'd be of more use to you than a Spanish AS, if that's what you're asking.
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    (Original post by Evess)
    Hello everyone this is a list of mickey mouse A-levels that you should not choose if you are considering going to a Russell group university:

    General Studies
    Critical Thinking
    Information Technology
    Sociology
    Media Studies
    Film Studies
    English Language
    Fine Art
    Textiles
    Travel and Tourism
    Drama and Theatre Studies
    Physical Education
    Health and Social Care
    Mathematical Studies
    Photography
    Government and Politics
    Communication and Culture
    Creative Writing
    Environmental Studies
    Business Studies
    Personal Finance
    Music
    Catering
    Sport
    I don't do any of those but come on, don't be picking on other people's subjects.
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    I don't do any of those but come on, don't be picking on other people's subjects.
    ok try to apply to oxbridge with a levels in sociology, media studies and film studies and see where that gets you
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    (Original post by Evess)
    ok try to apply to oxbridge with a levels in sociology, media studies and film studies and see where that gets you
    Nah, I think I'll just stick with my offer to study philosophy at Cambridge next year instead. Reapplying would be so much unnecessary hassle :\
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    adding philosophy to my list
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    I got 2 Micky mouse subjects and 1 'hard' A-level and still got 2 offers from a top Russell group university for law and politics and the other history and politics had to find a way to connect all of them in my ps

    Most soft subjects are actually quite tricky so you won't know unless you've endured them - especially Philosophy
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    (Original post by Evess)
    adding philosophy to my list
    Hmm it's not a soft subject according to Cambridge...
    http://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/admissions...l-combinations

    And by the way, you think that CAMBRIDGE would teach a Mickey Mouse subject? Oh I give up.
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    Hmm it's not a soft subject according to Cambridge...
    http://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/admissions...l-combinations

    And by the way, you think that CAMBRIDGE would teach a Mickey Mouse subject? Oh I give up.
    yes just give up, oxford offers 'Women's Studies' so what is your point, it's still a mickey mouse lol
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    (Original post by geniequeen48)
    Would maths AS level be fine? Not to A2?
    Since Maths or Spanish aren't required for medicine, take which one you prefer and think you'll succeed more in. They're both respectable subjects. As long as you have chemistry and biology, they don't care about the other subject as long as you can achieve in it.
    Don't be pressurised into taking maths, it isn't an advantageous subject for medicine.
    One of my friend doe French at A level as well as biology and chemistry. She currently holds 3 medicine offers from top unis. No maths isn't an disadvantage at all.

    Many people wrongly think maths is
    required/recommended for Medicine when only one college at Cambridge university wants it whilst no other medical school recommended it.
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    (Original post by Evess)
    yes just give up, oxford offers 'Women's Studies' so what is your point, it's still a mickey mouse lol
    And why is that a Mickey Mouse subject?
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    (Original post by Evess)
    adding philosophy to my list
    I believe this was your argument against not doing "Mickey Mouse" subjects:
    (Original post by Evess)
    Hello everyone this is a list of mickey mouse A-levels that you should not choose if you are considering going to a Russell group university:
    So, given that I do philosophy, if it is a Mickey Mouse A-level, I should not have received offers from top Russell group Universities.

    But, I have received offers from:
    - Cambridge
    - Durham
    - St Andrews
    - Birmingham
    - Manchester

    So, either philosophy is not a Mickey Mouse A-level. Or, it is a Mickey-Mouse A-level and taking Mickey Mouse A-levels does not inhibit your chances of going to a top Russell group uni.
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    (Original post by geniequeen48)
    Medicine or something science related? For medicine you don't need maths a level? Does my french a level count for anything?
    yes french is very respected
 
 
 
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