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    Basically i always wanted to study psychology as fourth a level but the course was full but i was given a space last week so i took it, meaning i dropped business studies. However in psychology i am really behind by 4 weeks so there is a lot of work and memorising i need to do but in business i found it easy and fun. So i am in a big dilemma as i have until tomoz to make a choice as the deadline is Friday. Also it means my math class changed and i dont know anyone from their so it was really awkward and i was comfortable in my old math class. I just need advice on whether i should take psychology and im not really bothered if it i respected im just concerned on which one has less workload as i am doing bio,chem and maths and gonna drop fourth a level.
    I'm looking for the easier a level not bothered if respected
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    I don't have any experience in any of those subjects at A Level but I think psychology would be better matched to your other studies and I am a true believer in doing something you want to do. Therefore, if you really want to do psychology then go for it! Also, four weeks catch up may sound scary right now but in the grand scheme of things its not that much and it'll help your revision
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    (Original post by officialzak_2001)
    Basically i always wanted to study psychology as fourth a level but the course was full but i was given a space last week so i took it, meaning i dropped business studies. However in psychology i am really behind by 4 weeks so there is a lot of work and memorising i need to do but in business i found it easy and fun. So i am in a big dilemma as i have until tomoz to make a choice as the deadline is Friday. Also it means my math class changed and i dont know anyone from their so it was really awkward and i was comfortable in my old math class. I just need advice on whether i should take psychology and im not really bothered if it i respected im just concerned on which one has less workload as i am doing bio,chem and maths and gonna drop fourth a level.
    I'm looking for the easier a level not bothered if respected
    pros of doing psychology:
    you always wanted to study it

    cons of doing psychology:
    you're behind by 4 weeks
    its too much workload
    negative impact on maths

    i think its clear that you should stick with business as a fourth a level because honestly psychology is just not worth it i mean its a lot of work and not really something that should be done as a fourth, its just essays and remembering case studies so theres literally no point

    i'm currently doing bio chem maths and further maths so i can sort of relate and if i were you i would actually do business, it really is the easier a level
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    Thanks i was thinking that but theres this inner voice telling me to pick psychology and the thing is i'm still not sure but i'm looking for an a level i can drop, which won't hinder my other subjects.
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    (Original post by officialzak_2001)
    Basically i always wanted to study psychology as fourth a level but the course was full but i was given a space last week so i took it, meaning i dropped business studies. However in psychology i am really behind by 4 weeks so there is a lot of work and memorising i need to do but in business i found it easy and fun. So i am in a big dilemma as i have until tomoz to make a choice as the deadline is Friday. Also it means my math class changed and i dont know anyone from their so it was really awkward and i was comfortable in my old math class. I just need advice on whether i should take psychology and im not really bothered if it i respected im just concerned on which one has less workload as i am doing bio,chem and maths and gonna drop fourth a level.
    I'm looking for the easier a level not bothered if respected
    Honestly even if you drop the fourth A-level later on, you still will have to do a lot of work because you will have to be up to date with every other subject whilst you are still doing 4. Personally I would recommend sticking to business studies and leaving psychology, because this is what you enjoy more, and you will also have free time during the day. Trust me even if you have lessons for a particular subject, they are not all relevant. My friend for example did psychology and the majority of things she did were hardly explained. Even if you get a really good teacher, you're free time will be taken up with 4 A-levels in the school day.

    Therefore if you really want to try psychology, i would recommend buying the books and studying by yourself. You go at your own pace and you will understand it much better. Then if you want to take the AS exam, simply ask the school and give in the money. You don't have to have lessons for a subject to do the exam. If you need any extra help, when you are stuck simply ask one of the teachers that does psychology when you want to, or look online. There are step-to-step tutorials for answering questions in certain subjects. It's up to you.

    Good Luck
 
 
 
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