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    I am not sure what I would like to study in the future, but medicine is an option.
    The subjects I am definitely taking at A level are:
    Maths
    Physics
    Chemistry
    And most likely Eng lit
    I would like to do a fifth, fun subject, but taking on biology would be too much work. (There are loads of people who successfully apply to study medicine without biology btw). I was just wondering if PE A level would help as it does have aspects of biology in it. Also, would doing PE be a silly idea, if I do not play a sport competitively? I love exercise though :s
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    If you're seriously considering medicine, I really would recommend doing Biology.
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    (Original post by Chief Wiggum)
    If you're seriously considering medicine, I really would recommend doing Biology.
    I originally wanted to do some sort of engineering. To be honest I prefer physics to biology. What about biology instead of chemistry? Although chemistry is needed for medicine
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    (Original post by adlay)
    I originally wanted to do some sort of engineering. To be honest I prefer physics to biology. What about biology instead of chemistry? Although chemistry is needed for medicine
    You need both Chemistry and Biology (Biology for the majority of universities).

    If you don't like Biology - Well. A lot of medicine will involve human biology, so...

    I don't want to be patronising, you sound old enough. You can't pick and choose in this case, if you're serious about medicine then you will be serious about taking up the right subjects that will maximise your chances of entering medical school - which in this case would be taking Biology & Chemistry. If you're still thinking about engineering, that's perfectly fine, not everybody has 0% doubt about what they want to do, including aspiring doctors - so you could take physics and maths as well. My little brother is doing Physics, Biology, Chemistry & Maths - sounds difficult but is manageable.

    it's really what you want from life.
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    (Original post by High Stakes)
    You need both Chemistry and Biology (Biology for the majority of universities).

    If you don't like Biology - Well. A lot of medicine will involve human biology, so...

    I don't want to be patronising, you sound old enough. You can't pick and choose in this case, if you're serious about medicine then you will be serious about taking up the right subjects that will maximise your chances of entering medical school - which in this case would be taking Biology & Chemistry. If you're still thinking about engineering, that's perfectly fine, not everybody has 0% doubt about what they want to do, including aspiring doctors - so you could take physics and maths as well. My little brother is doing Physics, Biology, Chemistry & Maths - sounds difficult but is manageable.

    it's really what you want from life.
    Thanks for your advice!
 
 
 
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