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    Hello,
    I'm going to college this year and the A-levels I chose are-
    History
    Economics
    Psychology
    I was debating if I should swap psychology with philosophy or is that not a respected A-level??
    I was just wondering if they were a variety of courses as I am not sure on a university course I would like to do and want to keep open minded.
    Thanks.
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    Sounds like they're a wide enough range, my only suggestion would be that if you're not sure on your uni course quite yet it might be beneficial to choose a course less humanities-based perhaps (no disrespect to humanities subjects, I take 2) because it will keep your options a little more open.

    Facilitating subjects (sciences, history, geography, maths, English lit) are often suggested as good options to keep a large range of opportunities open. However, if you're sure you can't see yourself going into anything other than humanities/social sciences (e.g. politics, history, economics) then I don't see a problem with anything you're taking.

    Sorry if that's a bit of a ramble, I'm p tired haha
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    (Original post by xxx-ooo-xxx)
    Sounds like they're a wide enough range, my only suggestion would be that if you're not sure on your uni course quite yet it might be beneficial to choose a course less humanities-based perhaps (no disrespect to humanities subjects, I take 2) because it will keep your options a little more open.

    Facilitating subjects (sciences, history, geography, maths, English lit) are often suggested as good options to keep a large range of opportunities open. However, if you're sure you can't see yourself going into anything other than humanities/social sciences (e.g. politics, history, economics) then I don't see a problem with anything you're taking.

    Sorry if that's a bit of a ramble, I'm p tired haha
    Thank you so much! That's really helped as I definitely want to go in to one of the fields that I will do at A-level!
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    (Original post by miaofcourse)
    Thank you so much! That's really helped as I definitely want to go in to one of the fields that I will do at A-level!
    If you want to do Econ at uni take maths
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    (Original post by life.of.pablo)
    If you want to do Econ at uni take maths
    I changed maths to psychology as I thought I may find A-level maths a bit too advanced for me as although I am an A/A*, I didn't really feel motivated to do a whole additional A-level on it but am more happier to do the maths in economics than an A-level. I don't know if that made sense?? Hahah, but I do realise for most/all universities you need maths for economics so I will probably head down a more history/history economics/ history political line.
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    (Original post by miaofcourse)
    Hello,
    I'm going to college this year and the A-levels I chose are-
    History
    Economics
    Psychology
    I was debating if I should swap psychology with philosophy or is that not a respected A-level??
    I was just wondering if they were a variety of courses as I am not sure on a university course I would like to do and want to keep open minded.
    Thanks.
    How come you're not doing 4?

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    (Original post by miaofcourse)
    Hello,
    I'm going to college this year and the A-levels I chose are-
    History
    Economics
    Psychology
    I was debating if I should swap psychology with philosophy or is that not a respected A-level??
    I was just wondering if they were a variety of courses as I am not sure on a university course I would like to do and want to keep open minded.
    Thanks.
    All I can say is that I hope you enjoy writing essays.
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    (Original post by madmadmax321)
    How come you're not doing 4?

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    My college only allows 3 subjects
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    (Original post by miaofcourse)
    Hello,
    I'm going to college this year and the A-levels I chose are-
    History
    Economics
    Psychology
    I was debating if I should swap psychology with philosophy or is that not a respected A-level??
    I was just wondering if they were a variety of courses as I am not sure on a university course I would like to do and want to keep open minded.
    Thanks.
    Swap psychology for Maths or Biology
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    (Original post by miaofcourse)
    My college only allows 3 subjects
    That's silly, if you want to do economics at uni I think you'll have to take maths at a-level (you'll have to check this though on uni websites)

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    Swap psychology for Maths or Biology
    I changed maths to psychology originally as I said up a bit, that I didn't feel confident enough to complete the full A-level but I understand that it would be good to swap.
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    (Original post by madmadmax321)
    That's silly, if you want to do economics at uni I think you'll have to take maths at a-level (you'll have to check this though on uni websites)

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    Yeah it is and universities say it preferred so basically I would need maths but I don't think I will go down the direct economics route at university anyway as I may go down history or psychology.
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    (Original post by miaofcourse)
    Yeah it is and universities say it preferred so basically I would need maths but I don't think I will go down the direct economics route at university anyway as I may go down history or psychology.
    They should be fine A-levels then (unless applying for oxford/Cambridge as they want more facilitating subjects like English lit, geography etc)

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    Econs is fun I guess. history and psychology requires loads of memorization and information. I was in the same boat as you. Like a lost sheep on the M25 and then I saw this and it inspired me. I hope it inspires you too.



    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Moeen_Nawazish

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...12-months.html

 
 
 
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