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    I'm hoping to do English Literature, History, Computer Science and need to decide on a 4th I'm torn between Economics and Politics.

    Does anyone have any suggestions I'm hoping to head in the arts/social sciences area for university?
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    (Original post by Harry Alderman)
    I'm hoping to do English Literature, History, Computer Science and need to decide on a 4th I'm torn between Economics and Politics.

    Does anyone have any suggestions I'm hoping to head in the arts/social sciences area for university?
    I would recommend Economics. As universities tend not to like vocational subjects.

    "Vocational A-levels may hamper university chances, report warns Law, accounting, business studies and psychology among subjects frowned on by top universities" The Guardian

    Heard of this many times. Even from admissions I've spoke in person from various Russel Group universities. However, it does depend if you want to go to such a prestigious university and what degree you are specifically thinking of. If you do politics that's fine (only as a fourth subject for these types of universities)

    Your other choices are fine. Just make sure you also choose the one you prefer and will do well at.
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    I would do Government and Politics. It goes very well with History. Politics is not frowned upon by Universities, Trinity, Cambridge states it as a perfectly acceptable A level if you're applying for a social science or humanity. It is not looked down upon in anyway or considered particularly 'soft'. Just because a subject isn't facilitating it doesn't mean it is bad, as economics and philosophy are not facilitating but favoured just as much as History or English Literature according to https://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/undergrad...-combinations/
    Really, taking what you enjoy is most important. You have 2 facilitating subjects which is what is expected of students who do 4 a levels, so to be honest I would pick whichever one seems the most interesting to you.
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    (Original post by Reaver Daniels)
    Lol, you're so wrong.


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    Yeah, coz that's an adequate answer
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    (Original post by Harry Alderman)
    I'm hoping to do English Literature, History, Computer Science and need to decide on a 4th I'm torn between Economics and Politics.

    Does anyone have any suggestions I'm hoping to head in the arts/social sciences area for university?
    Both are good subjects just depends on what you're more interested in. Just an idea probably an unpopular one but would the college or sixth form not let you sit in classes for both for a while and then let you drop one? My college let me sit 5 subjects and then I dropped my least favourite when I got a better idea of the subject....
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    (Original post by Reaver Daniels)
    Are you saying you agree with the poster?


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    The poster has not expressed an opinion that can be agreed or disagreed with. He has asked for the community's help. I don't think you understand that the poster was ASKING for ADVICE. You simply said lol that's so wrong; you can't post something like that without a reason. It's a completely unfounded statement.
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    (Original post by Harry Alderman)
    I'm hoping to do English Literature, History, Computer Science and need to decide on a 4th I'm torn between Economics and Politics.

    Does anyone have any suggestions I'm hoping to head in the arts/social sciences area for university?
    Sorry, I realise that I didn't get round to answering your question. I think, with a combination like that, Politics would be the best way to go. I can't quite explain fully why, but I think the literary skills gained from Eng Lit and History could be well utilised in Politics. I am not sure whether the three subjects aside from the ones you need to choose would be well suited to Economics. As you said that you need to choose a 4th, I'm assuming you will be entering Year 12 in September- do you intend to drop one at the end of Year 12 or carry on all 4 to Year 13?
 
 
 
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