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    Hi all,

    Coming to the end of GCSE's now and have received a few offers from sixth forms.

    Just looking for some advice when it comes to choosing options.

    Currently I'm considering:

    Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry and History

    Although I don't have a clue what to study at UNI, I'm leaning towards the sciences (excluding medical sciences and the biology side of things)

    I've heard that further maths is practically essential to get onto maths focused courses at good Uni's. However, I'm also interested in History but I feel choosing this will be less helpful in my future.

    PS I'm doing 4 A-levels
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    (Original post by Dorenavant)
    Hi all,

    Coming to the end of GCSE's now and have received a few offers from sixth forms.

    Just looking for some advice when it comes to choosing options.

    Currently I'm considering:

    Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry and History

    Although I don't have a clue what to study at UNI, I'm leaning towards the sciences (excluding medical sciences and the biology side of things)

    I've heard that further maths is practically essential to get onto maths focused courses at good Uni's. However, I'm also interested in History but I feel choosing this will be less helpful in my future.

    PS I'm doing 4 A-levels
    Maybe chooses history instead of chemistry and then you could do things law as well as maths physics engineering etc. Also would show that you have lots of skills and aren't just some maths machine
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    To get into a maths degree, you do not need further maths however they will desire you to have it.

    Also, if you want to go into science area, it's best you do subjects that the university want you to do. Most science based degrees only want two science A levels. So you can do chemistry & physics, maths & chemistry or physics & maths and you will have the requirements to apply for the certain degree.

    I feel like history won't help you in future but you can always use it as backup option if you don't feel like applying for science degree at uni and instead go for history degree.

    Feel free to ask my questions. I'm studying A2 biology, chemistry and maths right now so I might be able to help you.
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    (Original post by Dorenavant)
    Hi all,

    Coming to the end of GCSE's now and have received a few offers from sixth forms.

    Just looking for some advice when it comes to choosing options.

    Currently I'm considering:

    Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry and History

    Although I don't have a clue what to study at UNI, I'm leaning towards the sciences (excluding medical sciences and the biology side of things)

    I've heard that further maths is practically essential to get onto maths focused courses at good Uni's. However, I'm also interested in History but I feel choosing this will be less helpful in my future.

    PS I'm doing 4 A-levels
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