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    I'm currently in year 11 and I don't know which subjects to take next year. I am quite a capable student and think I'll get A*s-A grades in all my GCSES. I already have an A* in maths and an A in RE from last year.

    I want to take the following: maths, further maths, biology, geography and business and possibly physics too.

    Any advice please? I don't know which to take.
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    Do you have any idea what you want to do after college? What sort of career path to follow? What University courses you are interested in will have an effect on your A Level choices.
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    (Original post by -CarpeDiem-)
    Do you have any idea what you want to do after college? What sort of career path to follow? What University courses you are interested in will have an effect on your A Level choices.
    After sixth form I want to go into accountacy. I want to go to Cambridge or another very good uni and I've been advised to take 'traditional' subjects.
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    only do 5 as a max
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    "Cambridge or another very good uni" won't even acknowledge business studies as a subject I'm afraid. You'd be better off without it as it won't enrich your application at all and isn't necessary to study accountancy. Geography might not also be counted as a science in some of the more academic unis, so be aware of that: they'll be looking for things like chemistry, biology, physics, maths etc. Good luck
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    It really depends on what you want to do at uni. Although i will say that 5 A levels is going to be extremely hard anyways, no clue how you plan on doing 6 honestly...
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    (Original post by marlenehawthorne)
    "Cambridge or another very good uni" won't even acknowledge business studies as a subject I'm afraid. You'd be better off without it as it won't enrich your application at all and isn't necessary to study accountancy. Geography might not also be counted as a science in some of the more academic unis, so be aware of that: they'll be looking for things like chemistry, biology, physics, maths etc. Good luck
    So do you think maybe I should stick go maths further maths physics and biology??!
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    only do 5 as a max
    Thanks
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    (Original post by Bernie2016)
    It really depends on what you want to do at uni. Although i will say that 5 A levels is going to be extremely hard anyways, no clue how you plan on doing 6 honestly...
    I am not planning on doing 6. The subjects I mentioned are just things I am considering. Also, in my schools sixth form (I might not stay there) A2 maths is sat at the end of year 12 and A2 further maths is then sat at the end of year 13. So if I took 5, id only ever really be doing 4 at one time....?! Thanks for the advice anyway
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    (Original post by Lauren0812)
    So do you think maybe I should stick go maths further maths physics and biology??!
    IMO that would be a good selection for a good university such as Oxford or Cambridge. Take into consideration what you want to do after university though.
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    (Original post by Bernie2016)
    IMO that would be a good selection for a good university such as Oxford or Cambridge. Take into consideration what you want to do after university though.
    Thanks!! I think I'll take those as I want to be something maths related
 
 
 
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