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    I am really into both subjects and often do personal research on both. But I didn't get the chance to do either at GCSE so, I don't know if I should? What do you think? Any experience on either?
    Tips? Thanks xx
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    what personal research have you been doing with psychology?
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    I did alot of personal research into psychology before alevels too and when it comes to psychology AS level it ****ing sucks!!! we only get to do clinical at A2 and I will have dropped it by then, currently it's just boring sh*t about memory and everything in the biological topic I already knew...


    because of this I'd say pick law
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    What do you mean for A level or at Uni?
    A-level xxx
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    I did alot of personal research into psychology before alevels too and when it comes to psychology AS level it ****ing sucks!!! we only get to do clinical at A2 and I will have dropped it by then, currently it's just boring sh*t about memory and everything in the biological topic I already knew...


    because of this I'd say pick law
    Ok thanks xx
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    Do the one you enjoy the most and will get the best grade in. Doing A level law is not an advantage for doing it at Uni.
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    Ok thanks xx
    Are you planning on going to university?
    If so, do you have a course and/or prospective university in mind?

    Also, not having done law/psych prior to A-Level is pretty normal. In fact, I'm doing a law degree having not done law either at GCSE or A-Level
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    (Original post by Caitlan)
    Are you planning on going to university?
    If so, do you have a course and/or prospective university in mind?

    Also, not having done law/psych prior to A-Level is pretty normal. In fact, I'm doing a law degree having not done law either at GCSE or A-Level
    I have no course/ prospective uni in mind- any recommendations??
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    (Original post by Artsy*****)
    I am really into both subjects and often do personal research on both. But I didn't get the chance to do either at GCSE so, I don't know if I should? What do you think? Any experience on either?
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    Do what YOU enjoy. Honestly, as an AS student I cannot stress this enough. I took a subject that I thought I'd like and I've ended up hating it. I do Psychology on the WJEC exam board (new AS spec) and I find it very fascinating. People, however, are struggling to remember all the details needed for the exam - flashcards are your best friend, seriously. As for law, I haven't studied it but I actually plan on studying it at university - to me it sounds interesting. Both subjects will require some sort of memorisation, but do what's appealing to you!
    Just do what you enjoy. Doesn't matter what other people say or think. If you're really stumped and find both equally as interesting, take one for a while. Then, if you think you might want to drop it and go for the other subject, you can. At least this way you can say you tried the other subject! Good luck!
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    (Original post by AndrewKn0x)
    Do what YOU enjoy. Honestly, as an AS student I cannot stress this enough. I took a subject that I thought I'd like and I've ended up hating it. I do Psychology on the WJEC exam board (new AS spec) and I find it very fascinating. People, however, are struggling to remember all the details needed for the exam - flashcards are your best friend, seriously. As for law, I haven't studied it but I actually plan on studying it at university - to me it sounds interesting. Both subjects will require some sort of memorisation, but do what's appealing to you!
    Just do what you enjoy. Doesn't matter what other people say or think. If you're really stumped and find both equally as interesting, take one for a while. Then, if you think you might want to drop it and go for the other subject, you can. At least this way you can say you tried the other subject! Good luck!
    Thanks for you advice xx
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    I don't see the problem why can't you do both?
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    I didn't do psychology at GCSE but chose it for A level and I'm really enjoying it
    I don't know about the new spec though as I'm doing the old one (I'm doing A2 now)
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    Do the one you enjoy the most and will get the best grade in. Doing A level law is not an advantage for doing it at Uni.
    Thanks for your advice xx
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    I didn't do psychology at GCSE but chose it for A level and I'm really enjoying it
    I don't know about the new spec though as I'm doing the old one (I'm doing A2 now)
    Ok cool thanks xx
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    I do both Law and Psychology and I can tell you now that Law is FAR the better subject... Psychology is one of the most boring things I have ever done and it is going at the end of the year!!

    If you only want to do one of them imo pick law but you can do both quite easily
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    I did both at AS, my exam boards were OCR for Law and WJEC for Psychology but both involved a lot of content to memorise, Law especially. However, if you genuinely enjoy the subjects you should be fine. I'm taking A2 Psychology now and enjoy it, some stuff is boring like relationship formation but I'm finding the forensic aspect of psychology really interesting.

    It really depends what you want to do after a-levels though. Some top unis will prefer facilitating subjects, so you may find it harder to get a place if you carry both Law and Psychology to A2. So if you pick either Law or Psychology and have two facilitating subjects at A2, it's easier to keep your options open.
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    If you specialise in Criminal law it is sort of related to Psychology. I'm doing law and I love it but many friends of mine are doing Psychology and its good too. personally speaking, law has always been my passion so hence I knew always that's what I wanted to do.
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    I did both of these for my AS year and now I'm still doing both for A2, OCR for Law and AQA for Psychology. With everyone saying psychology is boring, I don't really believe this is true as both have boring aspects of the specification just like any course plus these people are in A2 and the specification has completely changed for psychology on AQA.

    I'd recommend doing both as although it can be a lot of memorization i was able to get A's in both, and with law I got 198/200 marks last year
 
 
 

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