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    Physics > Maths > Biology > Chemistry
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    any language is by far the hardest to do well in
    all these guys saying physics have it easy
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    angrypoliceman why??
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    (Original post by sulaimanali)
    angrypoliceman why??
    I did both, and its well known my opinion is fact
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    Chemistry has a reputation as being one of the hardest. Personally, out of my subjects I’d say Psychology is one of the hardest, you have to have a brilliant memory for it and there’s a lot of content to learn!
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    (Original post by YAL._)
    The title is self explanatory. What's the hardest a level?
    I study chem, bio, maths & physics

    So far (half a term in) I’m finding biology the hardest. But from what you guys are saying I guess that will probably change to chem or physics
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    (Original post by YAL._)
    The title is self explanatory. What's the hardest a level?
    By people's opinion via TSR polls in the past: chemistry.

    Conceptually: Further Maths
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    Biology because there is no technique for it, revision helps very little and you just get screwed by the markscheme. I.e when you're right you're still wrong.
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    (Original post by SahDude)
    still dont get how people say chem tbh. maybe it's to do with exam boards but on mine (OCR) chem really wasn't that hard. at least for me. and I absolutely hate/am not good at maths etc too. guess it's down to people's individual adaptations to each subject.
    I agree - I was also on OCR so maybe we were both lucky and got an easier exam board haha
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    Any of the sciences which have an AQA exam board I personally do ocr chemistry tho and it’s okay
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    (Original post by YAL._)
    The title is self explanatory. What's the hardest a level?
    People would say it’s sciences. As someone who takes humanities subjects, id say History. Not that it’s hard, but it requires most of my time if I want A/A* grades.
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    If you want an actual answer its broadly this.

    Technical skill needed:
    1. FM + AFM/Languages
    2. History/Physics
    3. English Lit/Chemistry
    4. Economics

    Amount of Content:
    1. History/Biology
    2. Chemistry/Languages
    3. Physics/English Lit

    Despite people typically saying 'STEM' subjects are harder at A Level, 25% of people get an A* in maths while 7% in English Lit, It's all dependent on your skill set.
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    (Original post by YAL._)
    The title is self explanatory. What's the hardest a level?
    Our physics teacher showed us an AQA posted table showing how hard it is to get an A* in all of the a levels
    The top two hardest were further Maths and physics
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    (Original post by SahDude)
    still dont get how people say chem tbh. maybe it's to do with exam boards but on mine (OCR) chem really wasn't that hard. at least for me. and I absolutely hate/am not good at maths etc too. guess it's down to people's individual adaptations to each subject.
    what did u get and can u help me out - doing ocr and it aint going too well
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    Maths
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    (Original post by Kpa Ninja)
    Biology because there is no technique for it, revision helps very little and you just get screwed by the markscheme. I.e when you're right you're still wrong.
    Revision helps loads. Revision includes both the content and past papers. Past papers used correctly give you the technique - then you don’t get screwed over by the ms
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    (Original post by Mesopotamian.)
    Physics, by far for me.
    (Original post by bzm1999)
    Physics, further maths or chem
    (Original post by premedmath)
    Chem >>> F Math > Physics
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    if i don't get into uni it'll be because of physics tbh
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    Personally, I am finding Physics the most difficult out of my 3 A levels. But with a bit of revision I should be able to understand the terminology
    To everyone saying that physics is really hard, like is it actually really that bad? I sort of wanna do it for a level and I'm hopefully aiming to get 7/8 at GCSE for it and hopefully about 7 in Maths or 8 if I try really, really hard. Does physics involve lots of Maths and with my predicted GCSE grades do you think I'll be able to cope? Thanks x
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    In some cases in physics you will need some higher understanding of maths. I got a 7 in Maths and a B (6) in physics, and I was able to pass my first assessment point test. The best thing to go whilst studying A levels is to continuously revise each topics within the subjects so that you can recall information later. If you are predicted those grades by the end of your Gcse's then I am sure that you are clever enough. So long as you know the best way, for yourself, to learn, then you will be fine. I hope this helps.
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    (Original post by Sabz152)
    To everyone saying that physics is really hard, like is it actually really that bad? I sort of wanna do it for a level and I'm hopefully aiming to get 7/8 at GCSE for it and hopefully about 7 in Maths or 8 if I try really, really hard. Does physics involve lots of Maths and with my predicted GCSE grades do you think I'll be able to cope? Thanks x
    if you go in with the right mentality and are willing to do a bit of work then it's alright, i thought I'd be able to get by through my maths ability lol. the maths in physics is only really rearranging and putting numbers into formulae so if you're enjoying it now you should do it for a level
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