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    I got an A* in politics a level but didn't get to study it because of bad grades in chemistry and biology
    So I did sp at York
    I enjoy the degree
    However I am worried it's reputation as a soft subject may not go down well with employers so I am considering dropping out
    Is this a valid concern ?
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    (Original post by Mvpmb19)
    I got an A* in politics a level but didn't get to study it because of bad grades in chemistry and biology
    So I did sp at York
    I enjoy the degree
    However I am worried it's reputation as a soft subject may not go down well with employers so I am considering dropping out
    Is this a valid concern ?
    No, it is not a valid concern. I've never ever heard social policy described as a 'soft subject' - employers don't care what your degree is in, all that matters are your grades. You're more likely to get good grades if you enjoy your subject.
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    i studied Social Policy and no it's not a soft subject. As long as you take modules that you like you will be fine. Try to do modules in Health, Education and another other policy area. A lot of the jobs that are available in the political sector require an interest in a policy area, which you would have demonstrated in your course.

    Places to look for jobs: w4mp, civil service, natcen and ipsos mori.
 
 
 
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