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Something I am seriously considering doing at uni is English Language and Literature. I'm predicted all As, and my subjects are:
-Psychology
-English Language
-Drama and Theatre Studies
-Sociology
I am aware that some unis require English Literature as a must, but will those that don't even consider me if I keep Drama and Theatre Studies, Psychology and English Language to A2?

Thank you in advance for any help!
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Something I am seriously considering doing at uni is English Language and Literature. I'm predicted all As, and my subjects are:
-Psychology
-English Language
-Drama and Theatre Studies
-Sociology
I am aware that some unis require English Literature as a must, but will those that don't even consider me if I keep Drama and Theatre Studies, Psychology and English Language to A2?

Thank you in advance for any help!
Every university will have a different opinion on this.

Unfortunately there aren't any shortcuts other than contacting each university directly and asking if you'd be considered/in with a chance with your A level subjects.

Did you have the option to take English Lit A level? If not then make that clear when you contact them. Also let them know your English lit GCSE results
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Every university will have a different opinion on this.

Unfortunately there aren't any shortcuts other than contacting each university directly and asking if you'd be considered/in with a chance with your A level subjects.

Did you have the option to take English Lit A level? If not then make that clear when you contact them. Also let them know your English lit GCSE results
I did have the option to take English Lit A level, but was advised against taking two English courses and I got an A* for Language and an A for Literature at GCSE so I chose Language, wished I'd have taken it now! Thanks for the help
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I did have the option to take English Lit A level, but was advised against taking two English courses and I got an A* for Language and an A for Literature at GCSE so I chose Language, wished I'd have taken it now! Thanks for the help
Also might I add that the universities that I am looking at tend to have requirements like:
"A in English literature or English language (or combined) at A level; four GCSE passes at grade A or above including English" - all of which I have/ hopefully will get.
Argh this university stuff is difficult :/
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Also might I add that the universities that I am looking at tend to have requirements like:
"A in English literature or English language (or combined) at A level; four GCSE passes at grade A or above including English" - all of which I have/ hopefully will get.
Argh this university stuff is difficult :/
That's positive - get in touch with them. An afternoon sending out emails will be worth it to put your mind at rest and make sure you end up with 5 choices that are going to accept your A level subjects
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Something I am seriously considering doing at uni is English Language and Literature. I'm predicted all As, and my subjects are:
-Psychology
-English Language
-Drama and Theatre Studies
-Sociology
I am aware that some unis require English Literature as a must, but will those that don't even consider me if I keep Drama and Theatre Studies, Psychology and English Language to A2?

Thank you in advance for any help!
To be honest most unis will have the requirement of "English Literature at A-level or; English and Language Combined, Drama and Theatre Studies or Creative Writing". But since you have Drama and Theatre Studies and English Language, I don't think you'd be at a huge disadvantage.
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Email all universities that you are interested in to ask about requirements! From my experience, you won't be at a disadvantage as most unis start off the year with introductory courses and sometimes it seems a bit dull as it's stuff you have already done but they kind of want to get you out of the a-level way of thinking because it is different at uni anyway! I'm also studying English Language and Literature at uni of Glasgow
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