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    Hi, I am currently in year 11 and getting to the point when starting to pick my options for at A-level.

    I am very interested in both medicine and mechanical engineering and want to keep my options open for both of these subjects.

    I currently want to take:
    - Maths
    - Chemistry
    - Physics / Biology
    and EPQ.

    Which combintions would you reccommend based on the fact I am still undecided.

    Thanks and I appreciate your time,

    Adam
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    maths furthermaths phys chem for AS then drop one
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    (Original post by Adamn2000)
    Hi, I am currently in year 11 and getting to the point when starting to pick my options for at A-level.

    I am very interested in both medicine and mechanical engineering and want to keep my options open for both of these subjects.

    I currently want to take:
    - Maths
    - Chemistry
    - Physics / Biology
    and EPQ.

    Which combintions would you reccommend based on the fact I am still undecided.

    Thanks and I appreciate your time,

    Adam
    maths chem bio epq - biology is more suited to medicine, physics more for engineering
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    (Original post by samendrag)
    maths furthermaths phys chem for AS then drop one
    You can't drop subjects at AS anymore, as the entire course is linear.

    Yeah, both combinations sound brilliant with Biology for Medicine and Physics for Engineering.
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    (Original post by Fractite)
    You can't drop subjects at AS anymore, as the entire course is linear.

    Yeah, both combinations sound brilliant with Biology for Medicine and Physics for Engineering.
    Thanks, but would taking 4 subjects to A-level and EPQ be too much work as well as doing normal extra-curricular activities?
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    (Original post by Adamn2000)
    Thanks, but would taking 4 subjects to A-level and EPQ be too much work as well as doing normal extra-curricular activities?
    Well, I'm doing 4 + EPQ (Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and EPQ) but without extra-curricular activities (the school told me to limit them as it may be too much work for me). If you're going to do Medicine or Engineering, 3 A-levels and EPQ will do nicely. The last thing you need is a work overload towards the end of Yea 12/start of Year 13 into exam season.
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    (Original post by Fractite)
    Well, I'm doing 4 + EPQ (Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and EPQ) but without extra-curricular activities (the school told me to limit them as it may be too much work for me). If you're going to do Medicine or Engineering, 3 A-levels and EPQ will do nicely. The last thing you need is a work overload towards the end of Yea 12/start of Year 13 into exam season.
    Thanks for the advice and good luck with those exams - it's way too much work for me
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    (Original post by Adamn2000)
    Thanks for the advice and good luck with those exams - it's way too much work for me
    Thanks and good luck to you too!
 
 
 
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