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    Hi!
    I am currently in year 11, and starting to look at my a-level options. When researching around the subject I read quite a lot about "hard" and "soft" a-levels? would having multiple soft a-levels be an issue if I am planning to do an apprenticeship rather than go to uni?

    My current idea is-
    Maths
    Computer science
    Electronics
    product design (and the built environment)

    Many thanks.
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    I wouldn't call maths or computer science 'soft' a-levels at all. I don't know much about electronics, but I know the students in my year who took product design struggled to get above a B.

    Honestly, I think perceptions of soft vs hard are a bit skewed. I take art, biology and chemistry - and though art is considered a soft a-level - in terms of workload, it's by far the most grueling.
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    (Original post by beeboowho)
    Hi!
    I am currently in year 11, and starting to look at my a-level options. When researching around the subject I read quite a lot about "hard" and "soft" a-levels? would having multiple soft a-levels be an issue if I am planning to do an apprenticeship rather than go to uni?

    My current idea is-
    Maths
    Computer science
    Electronics
    product design (and the built environment)

    Many thanks.
    Are we calling any subject that's not "facilitating" soft...?
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    (Original post by beeboowho)
    Hi!
    I am currently in year 11, and starting to look at my a-level options. When researching around the subject I read quite a lot about "hard" and "soft" a-levels? would having multiple soft a-levels be an issue if I am planning to do an apprenticeship rather than go to uni?

    My current idea is-
    Maths
    Computer science
    Electronics
    product design (and the built environment)

    Many thanks.
    Yeah as above, what are you basing "soft" on in terms of criteria? And what sector would your apprenticeship be in?
 
 
 
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