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    I enrolled at my sixth form but they are not allowing me to study maths because I got a B even though it meets the requirements of the sixth form...is there anything I can do about it.

    The A-levels I have been dragged into are:

    Law
    Economics
    Chemistry

    What degrees would I be able to do with this and more importantly would changing law for sociology or psychology give more of a range for the future as I am not sure what to become
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    Mmh it depends what university you're looking at, you could probably do anything at south bank but not much at Cambridge so this isn't really a question that can be answered well
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    (Original post by MHI)
    Mmh it depends what university you're looking at, you could probably do anything at south bank but not much at Cambridge so this isn't really a question that can be answered well
    What type of degrees would i be able to go for since most require maths
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    you can do pretty much anything you want as long as it has some sort of relevantcy to the course. choose what you want to do. i studied business in GCSE and through a level and now am studying it at university.
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    (Original post by diveheadmoyes)
    I enrolled at my sixth form but they are not allowing me to study maths because I got a B even though it meets the requirements of the sixth form...is there anything I can do about it.

    The A-levels I have been dragged into are:

    Law
    Economics
    Chemistry

    What degrees would I be able to do with this and more importantly would changing law for sociology or psychology give more of a range for the future as I am not sure what to become
    The 'facilitating' subjects aka subjects that are more likely to allow you to do the most courses are: Maths, Further Maths, English Lit, Physics, Biology, Chemisty, Geography, History, and Languages (according to the Russell Group website). If you genuinely don't know what you want to do, these would be best. If you do have an idea of what you want to do, especially if you're set on maths, consider moving to a different college/sixth form that will allow you to do that.

    However, it doesn't matter what you take if you end up with a bad grade in it because you aren't suited/don't care about it. There's no point doing subjects purely because you want more options. Especially not something like chemistry, which can be very hard even for those that are very interested in it.

    I didn't know what I wanted to do and so chose psychology because I had a vague interest in it. I got an A* at A2. If I had chosen chemistry just because it looked good, I can promise you I would have done terribly and most likely missed my uni offer. Play to your strengths.
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    I personally do think that sociology and psychology would be much more useful than law though. I took both and I do think they were both interesting and gave me good transferable skills.

    It may also be worth mentioning that I got offers from the 2 Russell Group unis I applied to without doing any of those facilitating subjects, so don't take them too seriously unless you're planning to apply for places like Oxbridge (which probably wouldn't work out too well anyway if you haven't been already working to get there)
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    Defo switch law for either sociology or psychology, i think it may open more doors for you. Also even if you wanted to study law at uni most unis don't have a level law as a requirement and i've heard that some prefer you not to have it (however i don't know if this is true or not)
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    (Original post by Tsrsarahhhh)
    Defo switch law for either sociology or psychology, i think it may open more doors for you. Also even if you wanted to study law at uni most unis don't have a level law as a requirement and i've heard that some prefer you not to have it (however i don't know if this is true or not)
    Yeah, I can't confirm but I've heard this was a thing as well so it's more likely to be true.
 
 
 
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