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    Hi all,
    I have to start thinking about A-level options.

    The three that I'm thinking of doing are:
    1) Geography
    2) Computer Science
    3) Chemistry/Maths/Economics

    Are these option a good choice together?
    I'm wanting to do Geography/Geology or something to do with ICT after A-levels.
    I changed my mind about Graphics as after researching you are very limited with career paths.
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    hard to say without knowing what you want to do after A-levels
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    I would swap graphic design for maths as its more universal since you dont know what subjects to choose
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    (Original post by _gcx)
    hard to say without knowing what you want to do after A-levels
    Either geography/geology or something ICT related or programming/computing.
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    (Original post by Ex-pert)
    I would swap graphic design for maths as its more universal since you dont know what subjects to choose
    I want to do either geography/geology or something ICT related after a-levels. But i see what you mean about maths.
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    (Original post by Nas1707)
    Hi all,
    I have to start thinking about A-level options.

    The three that I'm thinking of doing are:
    1) Geography
    2) Computing
    3) Graphic design

    Are these option a good choice together?
    I'm wanting to do Graphic design or programming after A-levels
    Hello. The key thing to remember, provided you research whatever A-Levels are required/recommended for your chosen degree, is that grades are more important than subject choice. However, taking 2 "facilitating" subjects (English Lit, History, Geography which you have, Maths, Chem, Bio, Physics, A language) will generally open more doors for you.
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    (Original post by FloralHybrid)
    Hello. The key thing to remember, provided you research whatever A-Levels are required/recommended for your chosen degree, is that grades are more important than subject choice. However, taking 2 "facilitating" subjects (English Lit, History, Geography which you have, Maths, Chem, Bio, Physics, A language) will generally open more doors for you.
    I’ve picked maths chemistry business and phsycology is that a good combination as I want to do something related with business and if not interested I can something else related with maths and chemistry because I’m good at those subjects
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    (Original post by kuxh)
    I’ve picked maths chemistry business and phsycology is that a good combination as I want to do something related with business and if not interested I can something else related with maths and chemistry because I’m good at those subjects
    Yep! You’ve got 2 facilitating subjects, and your other 2 subjects match up with what you want to do.

    Ace your grades and you’re good to go!
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    (Original post by Nas1707)
    Hi all,
    I have to start thinking about A-level options.

    The three that I'm thinking of doing are:
    1) Geography
    2) Computing
    3) Graphic design

    Are these option a good choice together?
    I'm wanting to do Graphic design or programming after A-levels
    I'm going to do programming after a levels and they usually require maths and physics, computing is not necessary. but I think that you should definitely pick maths, it's a facilitating subject that would help you to get in any course
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