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    I have to chose my a-levels soon and I want to study optometry at uni. My options are biology, chemistry, physics,maths,further maths and French and I am not sure which would be best. I want to do 3 or 4 and right now I am working at 9s(A**) in maths and physics so I think I would do best in them at a-level. What else shall I take? Would a language be helpful?
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    (Original post by Dance5678)
    I have to chose my a-levels soon and I want to study optometry at uni. My options are biology, chemistry, physics,maths,further maths and French and I am not sure which would be best. I want to do 3 or 4 and right now I am working at 9s(A**) in maths and physics so I think I would do best in them at a-level. What else shall I take? Would a language be helpful?
    Look at uni websites for optometry courses and use this as a guideline. I am pretty sure that chemistry is very very well regarded at courses such at this, maybe even mandatory, so really consider chemistry.

    Maths is also extremely useful, I would suggest to take it. (if maths doesn't require too much work for you and if you enjoy it, maybe think about doing further maths also, but only if you enjoy it and if it doesn't take you too long to understand everything).

    If you feel like you would do well in Physics at A level, (which if you're good at GCSE maths, you most likely will), then consider that also. But like I said, look at uni requirements since this is mainly from memory

    Edit: Looking at uni of Manchester for example, they require 2 science A levels (with maths counting as a science). This is most likely similar to other unis.
 
 
 
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