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    So far I want to take Biology and Geogrpahy for A-Level as my two facilitating subjects however I'm not sure whether to take Psychology or Economics as a third.
    I'v taken Psychology for GCSE and I'm really enjoying it however Economics intrigues me and I feel if I did something new at A-Level my love for the subject would last longer.

    I'm considering Psychology as a course at uni hopefully however I don't need it for Psychology at uni level.

    What do you think? And what are your experiences with each?
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    (Original post by Oneiropólos)
    So far I want to take Biology and Geogrpahy for A-Level as my two facilitating subjects however I'm not sure whether to take Psychology or Economics as a third.
    I'v taken Psychology for GCSE and I'm really enjoying it however Economics intrigues me and I feel if I did something new at A-Level my love for the subject would last longer.

    I'm considering Psychology as a course at uni hopefully however I don't need it for Psychology at uni level.

    What do you think? And what are your experiences with each?
    Hello! I only take psychology out of the two, so will comment on that:

    A-Level psychology (In doing A2 AQA right now) is basically a memory test. There's so many case studies, and evaluation points you'll learn over the year. Alongside essay writing, it's essentially just testing how many times you've gone over stuff and learnt them. Resulting in students who are naturally clever getting D's from not really working outside the classroom, and students who struggle academically getting A's if they put the hours in. So, if you're prepared to put the time into learning, it's really interesting and I'd say worth it!

    Economics, from what I've been told, is a drag. With both essays and maths (Two things I'd have been okay with) some people find it rather dull, others quite like it. I think it depends on how's it taught.

    Alongside Biology and Geography, I'd recommend Psychology. It's nice to have a subject that's really not too heavy, if you spend a bit of time at the end of each topic going over it, you're more than fine.

    Good luck! ☺️
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    (Original post by FloralHybrid)
    Hello! I only take psychology out of the two, so will comment on that:

    A-Level psychology (In doing A2 AQA right now) is basically a memory test. There's so many case studies, and evaluation points you'll learn over the year. Alongside essay writing, it's essentially just testing how many times you've gone over stuff and learnt them. Resulting in students who are naturally clever getting D's from not really working outside the classroom, and students who struggle academically getting A's if they put the hours in. So, if you're prepared to put the time into learning, it's really interesting and I'd say worth it!

    Economics, from what I've been told, is a drag. With both essays and maths (Two things I'd have been okay with) some people find it rather dull, others quite like it. I think it depends on how's it taught.

    Alongside Biology and Geography, I'd recommend Psychology. It's nice to have a subject that's really not too heavy, if you spend a bit of time at the end of each topic going over it, you're more than fine.

    Good luck! ☺️
    Thanks!
 
 
 
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