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    I want to study either Psychology, Law or something to do with History at uni, and I don't know if my subjects are ?competitive? enough.

    I picked History, Government and Politics, RE, and Sociology, but I can change them as I only start Year 13 ( Northern Ireland, so I think it's Year 12?) in September. I was going to do Chemistry instead of Sociology but after those GCSE exams, i highly doubt i am going to get the grades.

    My GCSEs are Maths, English, English Lit, RE, History, Drama, Performing Arts and ICT. I am predicted all A*-Cs, with a confirmed A in Performing Arts and Maths.

    Universities I am currently interested in; Durham, St. Andrews, Glasgow, Manchester and Queen's, Belfast.
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    Hello for history better history eng lit one language history of art
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    Probably better swapping RE or G&P for Eng Lit I'm my opinion but they should be fine if you don't want to do Lit
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    (Original post by nmeechan)
    I want to study either Psychology, Law or something to do with History at uni, and I don't know if my subjects are ?competitive? enough.

    I picked History, Government and Politics, RE, and Sociology, but I can change them as I only start Year 13 ( Northern Ireland, so I think it's Year 12?) in September. I was going to do Chemistry instead of Sociology but after those GCSE exams, i highly doubt i am going to get the grades.

    My GCSEs are Maths, English, English Lit, RE, History, Drama, Performing Arts and ICT. I am predicted all A*-Cs, with a confirmed A in Performing Arts and Maths.

    Universities I am currently interested in; Durham, St. Andrews, Glasgow, Manchester and Queen's, Belfast.
    Honestly pick what you're interested in but remember that you're going to be studying these subjects for 2 years, so choose wisely. Think it through very carefully.

    Chemistry is hard at A level but I found it really interesting, logical and quite satisfying when you crack a problem, so I'm taking it on at university. While the maths doesn't go beyond GCSE logarithms, It's definitely easier if you are good with numbers. Consider what you want to do after. Chem is way more respected by employers, as is Maths.

    I think an A or B in either triple or double science is good enough to do it at A level. It's a step up but like anything I think you could manage it if you put the work in.

    I got an A in double science and am currently predicted A at A2.

    Don't go anywhere near AQA Biology though if you can avoid it or are only semi-interested in it. It's not hard in terms of difficulty, it's just an ungodly amount of material to revise.

    I have heard that History is a huge amount of work also. But if you are truly interested in it, then some things are definitely worth working for.

    Good luck to you, I'm from N.I also!
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    Can someone give me their opinion on my A-levels choices that I'm considering
    - Chemistry
    - Biology
    - Economics or business (help me with this😁)
    - Law or any other you recommend

    Thanks and all suggestions will be greatly appreciated
 
 
 
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