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    As somebody who wants to do Computer Science at Uni I am taking - Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and economics. Although recently I have been thinking of not doing economics, as it is unrelated. However I have felt pressured to do four A-levels. Is it looked at as a positive thing from top universities to do four subjects at AS or does it make no difference whatsoever?
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    Usually, it makes no difference. I'd have a look at their entrance criteria, but when I applied (not for computer science), the universities would only count 3 A-levels. If this is the case, there's no point stretching your time and taking 4.
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    (Original post by Jay Caz)
    As somebody who wants to do Computer Science at Uni I am taking - Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and economics. Although recently I have been thinking of not doing economics, as it is unrelated. However I have felt pressured to do four A-levels. Is it looked at as a positive thing from top universities to do four subjects at AS or does it make no difference whatsoever?
    It's not really favoured if you take 4 or 3. All universities only require 3 A-Levels but some people may do 4 because they enjoy their 4th subject. If your not that keen on taking a fourth don't do it because it doesn't make a difference and it could have an effect on the rest of your grades.
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    (Original post by S2M)
    It's not really favoured if you take 4 or 3. All universities only require 3 A-Levels but some people may do 4 because they enjoy their 4th subject. If your not that keen on taking a fourth don't do it because it doesn't make a difference and it could have an effect on the rest of your grades.
    I agree
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    (Original post by Emma:-))
    I agree
    Thank you.
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    (Original post by S2M)
    It's not really favoured if you take 4 or 3. All universities only require 3 A-Levels but some people may do 4 because they enjoy their 4th subject. If your not that keen on taking a fourth don't do it because it doesn't make a difference and it could have an effect on the rest of your grades.
    Thank you, I wasn't taking Economics because I wanted to do economics at all. I just thought it looked good. Anyway, I'll most likely only do the three A-levels
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    (Original post by Jay Caz)
    Thank you, I wasn't taking Economics because I wanted to do economics at all. I just thought it looked good. Anyway, I'll most likely only do the three A-levels
    Don't do that. Only choose the 3 that will be required for the course that you would do in university. It doesn't make it look better in anyway if you chose Economics.
 
 
 
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