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I'm doing AS Level Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry, but I need to drop one for next year. People who did their A Levels before 2016 will remember the days where you were expected to do 4 AS Levels in Year 12, drop one and do 3 A2 in Year 13. However, at my school, I need to choose between Chemistry and Physics to drop this year as they are the only new A Levels I'm doing. My school wants me to only do 3 A Levels next year, but do only 3 AS Levels this year as either AS Chemistry or Physics won't count to my A Level next year.

I want to do Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Physical Natural Sciences (Cam) at University, so I want to know which AS Levels should I do this year? Would doing AS Maths, AS Further Maths and AS Physics in Year 12 help my university applications if I do A2 Maths, A2 Further Maths and the full A Level Chemistry in Year 13? Or should I do AS Maths, AS Further Maths and AS Chemistry in Year 12 and then do A2 Maths, A2 Further Maths and A Level Physics next year. This is because I have to choose either AS Chemistry or AS Physics to do in Year 12.

I'll appreciate any views on this topic.
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(Original post by asmuse123)
I'm doing AS Level Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry, but I need to drop one for next year. People who did their A Levels before 2016 will remember the days where you were expected to do 4 AS Levels in Year 12, drop one and do 3 A2 in Year 13. However, at my school, I need to choose between Chemistry and Physics to drop this year as they are the only new A Levels I'm doing. My school wants me to only do 3 A Levels next year, but do only 3 AS Levels this year as either AS Chemistry or Physics won't count to my A Level next year.

I want to do Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Physical Natural Sciences (Cam) at University, so I want to know which AS Levels should I do this year? Would doing AS Maths, AS Further Maths and AS Physics in Year 12 help my university applications if I do A2 Maths, A2 Further Maths and the full A Level Chemistry in Year 13? Or should I do AS Maths, AS Further Maths and AS Chemistry in Year 12 and then do A2 Maths, A2 Further Maths and A Level Physics next year. This is because I have to choose either AS Chemistry or AS Physics to do in Year 12.

I'll appreciate any views on this topic.
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If you keep up physics, don't drop maths (but you could still drop further Maths since the content is far more advanced than what you need for Physics).
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If you keep up physics, don't drop maths (but you could still drop further Maths since the content is far more advanced than what you need for Physics).
I don't wish to drop Maths and Further Maths as I think they will really help my university applications if I get an A. This is especially if I want to do anything Engineering-related or Computer Science when it comes to the time to apply to university. If I want to do Computer Science or Software/Electronics Engineering, will A Level Physics help my application more than A Level Chemistry?
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a level physics will help much more then chemistry wiould
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