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    Our school has a 3 year sixthform and we do 4 a levels. My 3 other a levels are history, politics and economics. I am really not enjoying computer science and want to drop it. If i drop it will uni's care? Are my other subjects 'real' enough to get offers? I am worried because I have heard university's hate students who do 3 a levels in 3 years.

    Never really heard of people taking 3 years to do A levels, is there no way your school would let you take 3 over 2 years? In which case it would be perfectly justifiable
    If not, will universities know that you took 3 years to do it...?
    If you have to take 3 years and universities will know, I would keep on with computer science. I don't know how universities view this situation but tbh I wouldn't want to risk a place at a top end uni if that's what you're looking at Also History is a "facilitating" subject aka "hard" subject, the others are not but they aren't really soft, particularly economics is quite well regarded I believe. Depending on what you want to apply for of course

    I'm not sure about the 3 years thing, however I think it'll depend what course you are applying for and at which unis.
    If you're really not enjoying the subject and there's the risk of it pulling down your other grades though then maybe it'd be best to drop it. It depends if you can balance the workload and keep motivated to do it.
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