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    I am currently considering my a level choices for next year. I am completely torn between taking a level german because I really enjoy the subject and love to learn languages and feel that it is important to do so, but I feel that I could just learn the language in my spare time and not sure that it is a very valuable a level other than it providing you with that language : especially that I don’t plan on studying abroad. Also I’m not sure about the course structure. My alternatives to german would be history and physics to go alongside maths, chemistry, biology and AS Further maths.
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    Depends what you are also considering for university - which yes is a few years away but it helps to have an idea. A language is very valuable, I did French AS and it’s definitely a skill universities and employers like.
    If you want variety go with German or history. If you want to specialise now for a STEM degree do chem/bio/f maths.
    Any idea what you want to do at uni? Or career?
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    (Original post by meeravirdee)
    Depends what you are also considering for university - which yes is a few years away but it helps to have an idea. A language is very valuable, I did French AS and it’s definitely a skill universities and employers like.
    If you want variety go with German or history. If you want to specialise now for a STEM degree do chem/bio/f maths.
    Any idea what you want to do at uni? Or career?
    No I’m not sure probably something either between maths, economics, medicine and dentistry. My other subjects should hopefully get me into these courses at uni, so do you think that showing variety of skills through history or german would be better ? Thanks
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    I'm sure universities would love to see a variety of skills and so doing a German A-Level might just demonstrate that especially if you're applying for STEM subjects, where the industry is very much centred on global interaction.

    Also, by doing German at A-Level you might get a wider insight into their culture and other opportunities as opposed to what you'd get by learning it yourself at home.

    Anyway, good luck with your subject choices! And at the end of the day, you should choose a subject because you want to do it.
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    (Original post by MisledGoddess)
    I'm sure universities would love to see a variety of skills and so doing a German A-Level might just demonstrate that especially if you're applying for STEM subjects, where the industry is very much centred on global interaction.

    Also, by doing German at A-Level you might get a wider insight into their culture and other opportunities as opposed to what you'd get by learning it yourself at home.

    Anyway, good luck with your subject choices! And at the end of the day, you should choose a subject because you want to do it.
    Okay yes thank you for your advice !!
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    (Original post by Eee900001)
    Okay yes thank you for your advice !!
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