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    Sixth-form starts in a week and I'm already procrastinating about my chosen subjects which are: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics and Maths. My preferred options would've been: Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Economics however I got a C in additional science which means I can't do biology and chemistry. Is Accounting, business, economics and maths a good combination? Also, will it open up good opportunities at uni????
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    (Original post by varshan_k)
    Sixth-form starts in a week and I'm already procrastinating about my chosen subjects which are: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics and Maths. My preferred options would've been: Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Economics however I got a C in additional science which means I can't do biology and chemistry. Is Accounting, business, economics and maths a good combination? Also, will it open up good opportunities at uni????
    I would not take both business and economics
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    Is it because, economics and business studies are similar?
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    I would not take both business and economics
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    (Original post by varshan_k)
    Is it because, economics and business studies are similar?
    Yes and as a result some universities do not like it
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    (Original post by ODES_PDES)
    Yes and as a result some universities do not like it
    would you consider the subjects: maths, accounting, business studies/economics and IT? Do you think this is a good combination?

    Thanks
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    (Original post by varshan_k)
    Sixth-form starts in a week and I'm already procrastinating about my chosen subjects which are: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics and Maths. My preferred options would've been: Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Economics however I got a C in additional science which means I can't do biology and chemistry. Is Accounting, business, economics and maths a good combination? Also, will it open up good opportunities at uni????
    When I started sixth form 2 years ago we had the option of changing subjects if we really didn't like them / couldn't cope in the first few weeks, maybe that option will be open to you just in case.

    With opportunities, it depends on the Uni course you will be applying for next year as they have certain requirements. This is a random example, but lets say if you wanted to study medicine you would need Chemistry and Maths A level for the vast majority if not all Unis providing that course. However there are some other courses which don't have any specific A level subjects that you must have done.
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    (Original post by studentmoments)
    When I started sixth form 2 years ago we had the option of changing subjects if we really didn't like them / couldn't cope in the first few weeks, maybe that option will be open to you just in case.

    With opportunities, it depends on the Uni course you will be applying for next year as they have certain requirements. This is a random example, but lets say if you wanted to study medicine you would need Chemistry and Maths A level for the vast majority if not all Unis providing that course. However there are some other courses which don't have any specific A level subjects that you must have done.
    say a course, like computers/ computer science and maths (what I'm passionately interested in). What specific a levels am I meant to be doing in order to do computers/ computer science and maths?

    Thanks.
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    (Original post by varshan_k)
    say a course, like computers/ computer science and maths (what I'm passionately interested in). What specific a levels am I meant to be doing in order to do computers/ computer science and maths?


    Thanks.
    Maths of course,
    Have you considered further maths? What grade did you get in GCSE? I would only recommend it with an A at GCSE, at least.
    Economics is more respected and I've heard more interesting than business, though I haven't done it.
    Since science isn't the best option, maybe try computer science instead for what you want to do?

    If you need any advice on Maths, Further maths, chemistry and Physics I'm here.
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    (Original post by Turtlebunny)
    Maths of course,
    Have you considered further maths? What grade did you get in GCSE? I would only recommend it with an A at GCSE, at least.
    Economics is more respected and I've heard more interesting than business, though I haven't done it.
    Since science isn't the best option, maybe try computer science instead for what you want to do?

    If you need any advice on Maths, Further maths, chemistry and Physics I'm here.
    thanks, do you know what gcse grade is required for computer science?
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    (Original post by varshan_k)
    thanks, do you know what gcse grade is required for computer science?
    It depends on your college/sixth form but at my college I think a B in Maths and then 5A*-C passes is esseintal.
    From my friends I've heard that, if you do maths, and you've got generally alright GCSE grades elsewhere, then computer science isn't massively difficult.
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    (Original post by varshan_k)
    would you consider the subjects: maths, accounting, business studies/economics and IT? Do you think this is a good combination?

    Thanks
    Good in my opinion
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    Does anyone know if sixth forms still enrol? It's the 2. of September today. Please reply asap.


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    (Original post by Abirella)
    Does anyone know if sixth forms still enrol? It's the 2. of September today. Please reply asap.


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    The one I went to is, so I guess some still are.
 
 
 
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