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    I'm considering doing Biology, Chemistry, English and/or Philosophy and Ethics. Would this be okay? I can't stand maths and although I'm not bad at it, I'm not amazing either. Would not taking it put me at a disadvantage? What combinations of A levels did you choose and what uni are you at now? Thank you
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    Your choices are fine. Maths is the most common third choice, but there is not a single med school that requires, or even states a preference for, maths.

    The only med school you won't be eligible for is Cambridge, who require 3 sciences or two sciences and maths.
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    (Original post by ethistu7)
    I'm considering doing Biology, Chemistry, English and/or Philosophy and Ethics. Would this be okay? I can't stand maths and although I'm not bad at it, I'm not amazing either. Would not taking it put me at a disadvantage? What combinations of A levels did you choose and what uni are you at now? Thank you
    I'm doing Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and Sociology at A2. Both biology and chemistry have some maths in. For biology there's statistical tests and ratios and some other more basic maths. Chemistry involves loads of equations, so as long as you're okay with remembering and rearranging equations then it's fine. You wouldn't be at a disadvantage by not doing maths at all.
    I enjoy both, but chemistry is definitely difficult so be prepared to put in the effort.
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    From what I've seen, most Unis want either 3 sciences or 2 sciences and maths....however I guess it's whatever you feel you're comfortable doing. Do look at what uni courses would be looking for.


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    (Original post by ethistu7)
    I'm considering doing Biology, Chemistry, English and/or Philosophy and Ethics. Would this be okay? I can't stand maths and although I'm not bad at it, I'm not amazing either. Would not taking it put me at a disadvantage? What combinations of A levels did you choose and what uni are you at now? Thank you
    I'm in year 12 and I'm taking biology, chemistry, German and Latin. That sounds like an interesting combination.l I'd suggest doing whatever you enjoy the most
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    (Original post by Naina_T)
    From what I've seen, most Unis want either 3 sciences or 2 sciences and maths....however I guess it's whatever you feel you're comfortable doing. Do look at what uni courses would be looking for.


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    For medicine, Cambridge is the ONLY university that requires 3 sciences.
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    I'm a current medical student and I did Biology, Chemistry and English Language for my A Levels. Just do what you enjoy and what you're most likely to get the required grades in!


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