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    So it has come to that time of year when I need to make my A-Level choices, and I am worried about what to do. My 'ideal' choice (and what I have down at the moment) is for Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Computer Science. However, as much as this is what I would love to do, I am worried about the subjects all being too similar to each other, and that it may cause me issues when it comes to applying for Uni, as I may look like I am only good at maths related subjects. I was at one point considering Geography, however I feel like I would not particularly enjoy it, and I also think I may struggle with it.

    Overall, my question is whether my current choices of Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Computer Science are all too related and whether it may cause me problems in the long run, or whether I should be okay with it if I get the grades I want.

    Many thanks.
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    What degree would you choose at university? I don't think these would be too similar as every course has its own aspects and these are very good subjects. I'm not sure if every sixth form does an EPQ (extended project qualification) but this would be good to show you aren't only maths and science based. Perhaps do it on a completely different area?

    Also, maybe do a good work experience and include different experiences on your application to present yourself as an all-rounder.
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    (Original post by jazz_xox_)
    What degree would you choose at university? I don't think these would be too similar as every course has its own aspects and these are very good subjects. I'm not sure if every sixth form does an EPQ (extended project qualification) but this would be good to show you aren't only maths and science based. Perhaps do it on a completely different area?

    Also, maybe do a good work experience and include different experiences on your application to present yourself as an all-rounder.
    Thanks for the extremely quick reply. All though I am still unsure, it would definitely be some sort of mathematics degree. My school does offer an EPQ as option, however, having previously done an HPQ (which, let's just say, due to a lack of time, didn't go too well), I don't particularly want to do it. Not only this, but I don't want to over stress myself with it either. It is definitely an option which I will be able to decide on nearer the time anyway.

    Thanks for the advice anyway, it is really useful
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    (Original post by TheDragonGuy)
    Thanks for the extremely quick reply. All though I am still unsure, it would definitely be some sort of mathematics degree. My school does offer an EPQ as option, however, having previously done an HPQ (which, let's just say, due to a lack of time, didn't go too well), I don't particularly want to do it. Not only this, but I don't want to over stress myself with it either. It is definitely an option which I will be able to decide on nearer the time anyway.

    Thanks for the advice anyway, it is really useful
    Ah I suppose that makes sense, I don't think my sixth form has it as optional. I don't think you should worry though, your a levels would be perfect for a maths degree. You could volunteer somewhere, too as a good way to have a variety of skills.
    & No problem
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    If you're hoping to study either Maths, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering at Uni then you have probably the best set of A Levels you could choose, however if you decide to change career choices in the future then it would help to have a art/essay based course.
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    Not really seeing any issues with these. Courses have required subjects and/or a requirement of one or a few from several. Really the issue you will have is slightly closing yourself off from other courses but that applies to everyone.
 
 
 

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