Will unis take me seriously with Film Studies?

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    Hi so I got an A in As film studies and I was just wondering if the top unis count this as a subject.my other 2 subjects are History(B) and English lit (c)
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    That depends what you'd be looking at studying at uni. If you're looking at film studies courses, then perfect! Physics, not so much.
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    Depends on what you want to do at uni
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    unis only shun general studies, but it really depends what you want to do...? what do you want to do?
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    if its not film related, then you will need to do well in the other subjects more importantly...
    idk how it works anymore but you should be able to bump those grades up to get into a v good course
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    (Original post by minjinoor)
    unis only shun general studies, but it really depends what you want to do...? what do you want to do?
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    Law or history

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    They will as long as it's a Bachelor of Arts (BA)
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    Yeah hopefully they predict me AAB as the history and English are new spec so don't count to A2

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    What is a BA?

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    (Original post by Gnatt27)
    Law or history

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    History, you should be fine as long as you make sure to get a nice solid A2 grade in that subject, preferably your strongest.

    Law... eeeeh, you're pushing it a bit more there. You'll at the very least need to maximise English Lit and preferably also History as much as absolutely possible.

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    A BA is the course you'll be taking if doing, say, History. If you're doing Law, that would instead very specifically be a LLB. That latter is a trickier path to go down, but it depends what sort of law you're interested in as a career.
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    (Original post by Flame Alchemist)
    History, you should be fine as long as you make sure to get a nice solid A2 grade, preferably your strongest.

    Law... eeeeh, you're pushing it a bit more there. You'll at the very least need to maximise English Lit and preferably also History as much as absolutely possible.
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    Ah okay thanks so would AAB in film history and English lit be competitive for law at RG unis? If not I will probably definitely go history then conversion course for law rather than end up in a crappy uni doing law

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    (Original post by Gnatt27)
    Ah okay thanks so would AAB in film history and English lit be competitive for law at RG unis? If not I will probably definitely go history then conversion course for law rather than end up in a crappy uni doing law

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    You're spot on that there's very little point doing law at a not very prestigious uni; it suffers from this perhaps more than any other subject. Sad truth.

    AAB / ABB is pretty much the general benchmark for the majority of medium-high ranking unis.
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    Ah so it refers to any subject that includes essays then

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    So would that include unis like Liverpool and Queens Mary London?

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    (Original post by Gnatt27)
    Ah so it refers to any subject that includes essays then

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    What, BA? Sooorrrrtt oooffff, it distinguishes an 'art' subject from a 'science' (BSc). The line, however, is very blurred. Psychology courses, a science subject, are extremely essay-heavy. For other sciences, your mileage may vary.

    If anything, there's an increasing tendency for courses to just be their own thing, especially where engineering in a general sense is concerned. BEng/MEng, BComp/MComp etc.

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    AAB / ABB are the example offers you'll see pretty much everywhere. Lower unis will instead go for less than this, often expressing requirements more generally as a mere UCAS Points threshold. Ultimately, you'll just have to look at all the unis which interest you for each of their specific requirements.
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    (Original post by Gnatt27)
    Hi so I got an A in As film studies and I was just wondering if the top unis count this as a subject.my other 2 subjects are History(B) and English lit (c)
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    Umm that's a crap uni no thanks

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    (Original post by Gnatt27)
    Umm that's a crap uni no thanks

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    Haha. Burned.

    In response to OP, film studies is a weaker subject that will slightly reduce your options for top universities and some STEM courses.
 
 
 
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