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    I am so torn between taking it for A-Level or not. I want to study Architecture and so my A-Levels will consist of Geography for sure.

    My second choice would be Psychology even though it has no relevance. I really enjoy it because of the discussion involved and I'm really good at it so I believe that would be a solid A-Level to take.

    My third choice is between History and Physics.
    I didn't pick History for GCSE, I picked Geography.
    I dont quite like maths and it's not a subject I excel in at all so that's why I'm gearing towards History not Physics.
    However I really enjoy the science in Physics.

    But people tell me that you shouldn't not take a subject just because of one aspect.
    But that 'aspect' is Maths and that's pretty big 'aspect'.

    Anyhow what do you think I should do?
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    (Original post by Oneiropólos)
    I am so torn between taking it for A-Level or not. I want to study Architecture and so my A-Levels will consist of Geography for sure.

    My second choice would be Psychology even though it has no relevance. I really enjoy it because of the discussion involved and I'm really good at it so I believe that would be a solid A-Level to take.

    My third choice is between History and Physics.
    I didn't pick History for GCSE, I picked Geography.
    I dont quite like maths and it's not a subject I excel in at all so that's why I'm gearing towards History not Physics.
    However I really enjoy the science in Physics.

    But people tell me that you shouldn't not take a subject just because of one aspect.
    But that 'aspect' is Maths and that's pretty big 'aspect'.

    Anyhow what do you think I should do?
    I've just started A-level Physics and while there is a fair bit of maths, it's mostly just substituting and rearranging the formulas to find a value. If you can rearrange formulas, the maths in Physics shouldn't be a problem. Being good at maths will help of course, but it isn't necessary.

    However you do need to know what the values mean and why they are used in the equation, which is taught in class anyway.
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    I've just started A-level Physics and while there is a fair bit of maths, it's mostly just substituting and rearranging the formulas to find a value. If you can rearrange formulas, the maths in Physics shouldn't be a problem. Being good at maths will help of course, but it isn't necessary.

    However you do need to know what the values mean and why they are used in the equation, which is taught in class anyway.
    Thanks for the feedback!
    I hear that at AS the maths is much simpler but at A2 the maths really becomes a '**** storm'.

    That's what I'm worried about. I don't want to be worrying about mathematical equations and formulas at A-Level. I want to be done with it at GCSE.

    So thanks for the feedback anyhow
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    (Original post by Oneiropólos)
    Thanks for the feedback!
    I hear that at AS the maths is much simpler but at A2 the maths really becomes a '**** storm'.

    That's what I'm worried about. I don't want to be worrying about mathematical equations and formulas at A-Level. I want to be done with it at GCSE.

    So thanks for the feedback anyhow
    Apparently so, I'll find out next year

    I wouldn't worry about it. All the formulas you need to know are given to you in exams. The maths shouldn't put you off doing A-Level Physics. Obviously it's a little harder, but nothing to stress over
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    (Original post by Oneiropólos)
    I am so torn between taking it for A-Level or not. I want to study Architecture and so my A-Levels will consist of Geography for sure.

    My second choice would be Psychology even though it has no relevance. I really enjoy it because of the discussion involved and I'm really good at it so I believe that would be a solid A-Level to take.

    My third choice is between History and Physics.
    I didn't pick History for GCSE, I picked Geography.
    I dont quite like maths and it's not a subject I excel in at all so that's why I'm gearing towards History not Physics.
    However I really enjoy the science in Physics.

    But people tell me that you shouldn't not take a subject just because of one aspect.
    But that 'aspect' is Maths and that's pretty big 'aspect'.

    Anyhow what do you think I should do?

    Hi Oneiropólos

    it good that you are considering all aspects when deciding your choices. However, I think you should do what you love. If you choose History, you'll be learning something new and they will teach you all the things you need to learn to excel in that subject. If you want to do Physics but the maths seems daunting you can take it as a challenge to improve yourself and you might end up loving it.

    In terms of Architecture, you don't need to do any specific A levels to get into the course. It would be great for you to have maths, physics or design knowledge but what is important is to have a good portfolio, that is what universities look for. Here at Ravensbourne, we mainly look at your portfolio and your passion for the course. We do offer Architecture, if you want to have a look at the requirements and what the course offers.

    You can also come to one of our open days to meet/talk to our industry professional tutors and current students.

    I hope this helped and feel free to ask any questions

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