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    Hi my plan for A's levels is choosing 4 subjects because it will give me more UCAS points, but the university only take 3 subjects. I want to take Mathematics, BTEC Science, Engineering BTEC and Spanish that I already know. What should choose for the next year?
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    Depends on what university you want to go to I suppose (some want four and some want three); I'm sticking with three because three is enough in my honest opinion.
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    University offers are based on 3 A-levels. However, stronger applicants will present 4 A-levels and universities may even offer "easier" grades if you do 4 (e.g conditional with either AAA or AABB). So, there is no NEED to do 4, but aside from more work, there are no disadvantages to doing 4, only advantages.
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    I do Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics. The workload is very manageable, not much to complain about. If you avoid the path of the 3 subject peasant then you will be seen as a person of higher intellectual capacity when it comes round to applying to respectable establishments.


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    Most universities will only ask for three A-Levels - so if you know what you want to do at degree level, pick the relevant A-Level (s) for the carer path you think you will enjoy and are likely to take. Doing four A-Levels, in my opinion, is a bit pointless given that the overall majority of universities will only ask for three. Four A-Levels can be unmanageable (as I've seen myself) and picking three will allow you to focus more on getting three good grades with a good amount of UCAS points, in order to get into your intended course.

    Just what I think anyway...
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    How is the UCAS apply for the students who take 3 subjects or 4?
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    (Original post by mosisgansta)
    Hi my plan for A's levels is choosing 4 subjects because it will give me more UCAS points, but the university only take 3 subjects. I want to take Mathematics, BTEC Science, Engineering BTEC and Spanish that I already know. What should choose for the next year?
    Doing 4 will not give you an advantage. The reason sixth form advise to do 4 is just in case you end up hating/failing one of your subject, and so you would end up dropping one.

    Only very few unis will ask for a 4th subject, or a 4th AS so read the entry requirement for whatever degree you're interested in before applying.
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    Thank you very much for your advises..😉💯
 
 
 
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