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    I'm currently in year 11 and looking at sixth forms. I've taken an interest in 5 subjects and don't know which of the 4 out of the 5 I should choose.

    The subjects are:
    Biology - sounds interesting

    Chemistry - I heard that its better to take two sciences rather than one so I may like to take this alongside biology

    Sociology - currently taking this for GCSE and going to sit the exams in the summer of 2017!

    Psychology - really interested by the concept of it

    Geography - also taking this at GCSE, im interested in the content however im slightly put off by the whole having to go on two trips overnight bit

    At university I want to get into nursing (specifically childrens nursing) or become a teacher (nursery/primary school)
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    I do Chemistry and Biology so I can't really speak on the others but I would recommend both of them. They're both very challenging but if you're prepared to put the work in you'll be fine. They also go very well together especially when studying biochemistry in Biology and lots of Universities want both if you're applying for a Science course. Chemistry is harder but a lot more interesting than at GCSE. Also my friends doing Geography say it isn't too hard, and that it's basically GCSE just new content but quite boring (possibly just because of the teachers though)
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    Do you know what kind of science courses in University look for biology and chemistry?

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    I do Chemistry and Biology so I can't really speak on the others but I would recommend both of them. They're both very challenging but if you're prepared to put the work in you'll be fine. They also go very well together especially when studying biochemistry in Biology and lots of Universities want both if you're applying for a Science course. Chemistry is harder but a lot more interesting than at GCSE. Also my friends doing Geography say it isn't too hard, and that it's basically GCSE just new content but quite boring (possibly just because of the teachers though)
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    (Original post by tfh)
    I'm currently in year 11 and looking at sixth forms. I've taken an interest in 5 subjects and don't know which of the 4 out of the 5 I should choose.

    The subjects are:
    Biology - sounds interesting

    Chemistry - I heard that its better to take two sciences rather than one so I may like to take this alongside biology

    Sociology - currently taking this for GCSE and going to sit the exams in the summer of 2017!

    Psychology - really interested by the concept of it

    Geography - also taking this at GCSE, im interested in the content however im slightly put off by the whole having to go on two trips overnight bit

    At university I want to get into nursing (specifically childrens nursing) or become a teacher (nursery/primary school)
    With these choices I'd consider taking the IB. If that is the case then you'll have to drop on of the humanities or one of the sciences, though, depending on your school (possibly). If you think you don't want to put up with IB there's always the option to take 5 AS-Levels and dropping one at the end of year 12 (or keeping all five) if you're academically strong. Also, think about which of these subjects share a connection and which ones you're strongest at. Good luck with your studies
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    (Original post by tfh)
    I'm currently in year 11 and looking at sixth forms. I've taken an interest in 5 subjects and don't know which of the 4 out of the 5 I should choose.

    The subjects are:
    Biology - sounds interesting

    Chemistry - I heard that its better to take two sciences rather than one so I may like to take this alongside biology

    Sociology - currently taking this for GCSE and going to sit the exams in the summer of 2017!

    Psychology - really interested by the concept of it

    Geography - also taking this at GCSE, im interested in the content however im slightly put off by the whole having to go on two trips overnight bit

    At university I want to get into nursing (specifically childrens nursing) or become a teacher (nursery/primary school)
    U should take Biology, Chemistry, Maths and psychology if you really want to as a 4th but i would just take the first 3 if i where u
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    (Original post by tfh)
    Do you know what kind of science courses in University look for biology and chemistry?
    Most science courses in the top universities require Chemistry and another science (Biology / Chem / Maths) like Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Medicine, Neuroscience etc. However all Universities are different, some ask for both Chemistry and Biology, some just ask for any 2 sciences. If you're sure you want to go into science at uni, doing at least 2 sciences will keep your options open.
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