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    Hi,
    I have to pick my a level choices soon and I am unsure on what to pick. I am allowed to pick 4 subjects and i am dceiding between: Maths, Biology, Psychology, Business Studies, Geography and Computer Science. At uni, i think i want to study biology or psychology, however im not sure so i want to keep my options open.
    Im unsure on whether to take psychology because a lot of people say its pointless/ a waste of time/you dont need it. Im unsure on business since its a soft subject. Basically im just unsure lol
    Please state which ones you think i should take and perhaps why/ your opinions if you took them at a levels. Thanks
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    if you want to study bio or psychology in uni then i think you should look at the a level requirements in those universities to help you narrow down on subjects. (btw its just an opinion, also ask your counsilor for advice)
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    The preferred subjects for psychology at uni are actually maths and biology. I am guessing you need biology a level to do biology at university so if you do maths and biology a levels then you are all set for either biology or psychology. You could then choose two other options you would enjoy and do well at. If you wanted you could do psychology a level also to help you decide between doing psychology and biology at university.
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    Keep in mind that if after one or two years of A Levels you felt like you wanted to change your mind you would probably still be eligible to go back and take more options. I spent 4 years at college without having to pay for anything which means you could take 6-8 A Levels. Don't panic about messing up because you can sort of try again if you need to.
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    (Original post by love4daisy)
    Hi,
    I have to pick my a level choices soon and I am unsure on what to pick. I am allowed to pick 4 subjects and i am dceiding between: Maths, Biology, Psychology, Business Studies, Geography and Computer Science. At uni, i think i want to study biology or psychology, however im not sure so i want to keep my options open.
    Im unsure on whether to take psychology because a lot of people say its pointless/ a waste of time/you dont need it. Im unsure on business since its a soft subject. Basically im just unsure lol
    Please state which ones you think i should take and perhaps why/ your opinions if you took them at a levels. Thanks
    I do computer science, physics and History and computer science is really fun imo and coding is the best part, i dont think it would help with your future degrees though, if i were you i would take biology, maths and either chemistry or physics because a lot of univeristies like people taking Biology to have a levels in biology and other science, also you dont need to take psychology at a level to do it as a degree
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    If you are interested in Biology at GCSE you will enjoy it at A level as it is similar topics but a lot more content and in more depth. Maths I would recommend, especially if you are doing any type of Further Maths GCSE, as it helps a lot in C1 and C2. Also have you thought about Chemistry? I wasn't too keen about Chemistry at GCSE but it is far more interesting at A level and is definitely my favourite subject. It also goes well with Biology and Maths not only when applying for university but also content wise.
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    For the degrees you're thinking of, Maths is a decent choice. It's liked by several disciplines, not just the Scientific ones so if you're unsure of what degree you want to do, it's a safe option. I also assume you like Biology given you're considering that for a degree, so probably an idea to pick that.

    Otherwise, pick the ones that you feel you'll do better in and/or will enjoy and find interesting! If you like what you're studying you'll likely do better in it.
 
 
 
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