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    I really want to study medicine at university and become a clinical psychiatrist after graduating, but I am not 100% sure what a-levels to take. I am planning on doing Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Psychology and I am willing to put the work in. Has anyone got any background information/previous experiences to do with these subjects! Thanks
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    i started the year doing maths, biology, french, history and music. ended up dropping biology bc it was so difficult... but depends on what you're good at really
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    Applying for medicine (I’m in year13) - chemistry is a requirement for medicine for all unis as is biology for most of them. You’re third( and thus also fourth) should be subjects you enjoy and are going to do well at - you need a minimum of AAA at a level to study medicine so don’t pick subjects for the hell of it. If you enjoy psycology and maths then by all means you Should do them.As a side note, Don’t be forced into doing maths. Sure it helps with chemistry to an extent but it’s not a requirement. Make sure you actually like the subject.
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    (Original post by djdubzzy)
    Applying for medicine (I’m in year13) - chemistry is a requirement for medicine for all unis as is biology for most of them. You’re third( and thus also fourth) should be subjects you enjoy and are going to do well at - you need a minimum of AAA at a level to study medicine so don’t pick subjects for the hell of it. If you enjoy psycology and maths then by all means you Should do them.As a side note, Don’t be forced into doing maths. Sure it helps with chemistry to an extent but it’s not a requirement. Make sure you actually like the subject.
    Wow, thank you- that's really helpful... I do really love maths and I feel like I want to carry on learning it for as long as I can, but I don't know whether taking 2 sciences and maths would be a good idea? Psychology I love anyway at GCSE so I will definitely take that
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    (Original post by amourx)
    i started the year doing maths, biology, french, history and music. ended up dropping biology bc it was so difficult... but depends on what you're good at really
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    (Original post by elinbattistaxxx)
    Wow, thank you- that's really helpful... I do really love maths and I feel like I want to carry on learning it for as long as I can, but I don't know whether taking 2 sciences and maths would be a good idea? Psychology I love anyway at GCSE so I will definitely take that
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    You could take all four to begin with then drop to 3 if you find that you are struggling... A lot of people do that.

    All the best
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    (Original post by djdubzzy)
    Hey,

    You could take all four to begin with then drop to 3 if you find that you are struggling... A lot of people do that.

    All the best
    I may end up doing that,

    Thank you!!!!!
 
 
 
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