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    Next year I'm supposed to be doing: psychology, Spanish, English literature and biology. The first three I'm happy with but I really am not interested in biology anymore and the thought of continuing it for two years makes me really frustrated.
    I don't want to do the other sciences or maths but I just don't know what else to do.
    Up until recently I wanted to do a psychology degree but I can't without a science (mostly biology). I'm good at English and now I'm thinking maybe I could do an English degree with creative writing or journalism. I'm interested in writing for tv/film.
    The only thing is I'm not sure if I hate biology now because of my teacher and if so I might enjoy it at college. Also I don't want to cut myself off from potential careers by not doing a science. Help!
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    Next year I'm supposed to be doing: psychology, Spanish, English literature and biology. The first three I'm happy with but I really am not interested in biology anymore and the thought of continuing it for two years makes me really frustrated.
    I don't want to do the other sciences or maths but I just don't know what else to do.
    Up until recently I wanted to do a psychology degree but I can't without a science (mostly biology). I'm good at English and now I'm thinking maybe I could do an English degree with creative writing or journalism. I'm interested in writing for tv/film.
    The only thing is I'm not sure if I hate biology now because of my teacher and if so I might enjoy it at college. Also I don't want to cut myself off from potential careers by not doing a science. Help!
    Give it a go and don't change it just yet. Most schools and colleges let you change your option up to 2-4 weeks after you start your A levels, so if you still dislike biology when you do it at college, you can swap it to something else in the option block
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    (Original post by perspectives)
    Next year I'm supposed to be doing: psychology, Spanish, English literature and biology. The first three I'm happy with but I really am not interested in biology anymore and the thought of continuing it for two years makes me really frustrated.
    I don't want to do the other sciences or maths but I just don't know what else to do.
    Up until recently I wanted to do a psychology degree but I can't without a science (mostly biology). I'm good at English and now I'm thinking maybe I could do an English degree with creative writing or journalism. I'm interested in writing for tv/film.
    The only thing is I'm not sure if I hate biology now because of my teacher and if so I might enjoy it at college. Also I don't want to cut myself off from potential careers by not doing a science. Help!
    Why not try something completely different from your other subjects.... like art or catering? Something to give you a little variety now, but you can drop in the second year when you go down to 3 subjects.
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    Why not try something completely different from your other subjects.... like art or catering? Something to give you a little variety now, but you can drop in the second year when you go down to 3 subjects.
    Well I can't do either of those but I'm quite interested in film studies but it's a bit of a soft a level and not well respected.


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    Well I can't do either of those but I'm quite interested in film studies but it's a bit of a soft a level and not well respected.


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    There's no such thing as a "soft" A-level, and when applying to Uni, they are all equally respected.

    I took AS Film Studies myself, as a 4th option, and have managed to get into the best Uni for my chosen career path.

    It really doesn't matter the subject in terms of "respect", it's more about the UCAS points!

    Anyway, if your interested in film studies, it's a lot like English Lit.
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    Up until recently I wanted to do a psychology degree but I can't without a science (mostly biology).
    Just learn biology and you'll be fine. Read some science magazines to keep you interested in biology. You do need biology A-level to understand how synapse work and coordination in the brain - there are important for psychology degree.
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    (Original post by perspectives)
    Next year I'm supposed to be doing: psychology, Spanish, English literature and biology. The first three I'm happy with but I really am not interested in biology anymore and the thought of continuing it for two years makes me really frustrated.
    I don't want to do the other sciences or maths but I just don't know what else to do.
    Up until recently I wanted to do a psychology degree but I can't without a science (mostly biology). I'm good at English and now I'm thinking maybe I could do an English degree with creative writing or journalism. I'm interested in writing for tv/film.
    The only thing is I'm not sure if I hate biology now because of my teacher and if so I might enjoy it at college. Also I don't want to cut myself off from potential careers by not doing a science. Help!
    Do not do anything you don't want to study, you'll end up failing it.

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    You could do photography instead? Although I have heard that the workload will kill you.

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