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    i did them both for GCSE and i absolutely loved them both i actually cant decide between the both but i want to carry on with one for A-LEVEL which one do you guys recommend?GEOGRAPHY OR HISTORY??
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    i did them both for GCSE and i absolutely loved them both i actually cant decide between the both but i want to carry on with one for A-LEVEL which one do you guys recommend?GEOGRAPHY OR HISTORY??
    The one you enjoy, will get the best mark in, is most relevant to your degree. Do some research or flip a coin.
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    Personally, I think Geography. It's the third most employable subject, and it's just my personal preference. However, like the person above said, you should choose the one you enjoy most, the one you're best at, and the one that will benefit you the most in the future
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    (Original post by k0zaf)
    i did them both for GCSE and i absolutely loved them both i actually cant decide between the both but i want to carry on with one for A-LEVEL which one do you guys recommend?GEOGRAPHY OR HISTORY??
    Why not both?
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    I've heard History is good along with English if you want to get into a Russell Group uni.
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    In my utterly biased opinion, History. I'd say that universities view it as a 'better' A-level in terms of research skills and essay writing so if you would be looking at something along those lines in the future, then take History. Also, if you take other essay-style subjects like English Literature then History would pair great.
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    I am just over halfway studying both at A level, and am deep into my coursework for both atm, so I would say I'm fairly qualified to answer.

    GCSE History was my favourite subject out of the 12 GCSE's I did, but I have to say now it is my least favourite of the 4 A levels I do (Maths Econ Geog His). The reason is mainly because it's just ridiculously hard to learn all the knowledge. I stuck with it because I thought I would be able to push through the challenge because I loved it, but honestly, the challenge of how heavy it is has made me hate it.

    I agree that History is more highly regarded than Geography A level, and both my teachers for history have said that it's almost regarded as two a levels because its so detailed. So if you can do well in it, then it's great to have.

    That being said, I would pick geography. The course is so much easier to get a good grade in, and I personally find human geography incredibly interesting, and its so useful for me because it extends itself into relating to my economics a level. And i'm saying this in spite of my history teachers being much more enjoyable than my geog ones, so there is no bias here.
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    I do both and I personally find History much easier
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    It really depends what you want to go into when your older.
    I do geography A level and compared to all my other subjects it is the easiest and least stressful. However for human geography its really annoying because you can't simply pick up a text book and revise. You learn about you local place so its hard to find info.
    I would look at the topics you'll be doing; I get to learn about volcanos which is awesome! My history friends are doing the cold war which some like and some don't.

    Also; find out what job pathways you can go down with each subject.
    Search stuff like 'what can I do with Geog A level'
    'history related jobs' ect
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