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    My dream is to study Medicine at university. I would like some advice on whether I should take double Science or Triple Science as my school offers both. I am just wondering if I didn't do Triple would this put me at a disadvantage ? Thank you very much. All replies appreciated greatly!
    Double if you want it easier for GCSE (so you can get better grades)
    Triple if you are really interested in all 3 sciences (grade can go down as there are 3 exams and 1 coursework paper instead of 2 exams for double)
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    (Original post by Hmg12344)
    Thank you so much! Do you finding that there is a lot more to learn/ more work(content) compared to double award?
    No problem! Choosing subjects can be a big decision, so I'm more than happy to help out
    There's more content, yes. The level of content is largely what distinguishes double from triple. The content is not difficult, but there's just more of it. However, if you're doing triple, you'll get more lessons of science a week, so it's not difficult to learn it all tbh, plus you get an extra qualification That, and it'll leave you better equipped to pursue your dream in medicine imo
    Btw, regardless of which you ultimately choose, I definitely recommend you pick up the CGP textbook relevant to the exam board your school is doing at the start of year 10. I'm on track to getting 9s in the sciences, and I largely owe that to these books totally recommend
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    yh sorry if it sounded like i was being rude , that came out wrong
    No worries at all, it didn't sound like you were being rude
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    why are people saying that do whichever one you get better marks in you should do? as far as i know, triple is what you need to go for! the more academically able students do triple science and you get three gcse's out of it for each individual science, however in double you only get 2. triple material overlaps some AS content (vaguely) eg titration in chemistry and organic chemistry. If you want to go for medicine, i fully recommend you take up triple science. the triple component is easy anyway and the grade boundaries are so low anyway, one paper i got 50% and still got an A.

    i also agree with what Mikos has said above! good luck
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    (Original post by Hmg12344)
    My dream is to study Medicine at university. I would like some advice on whether I should take double Science or Triple Science as my school offers both. I am just wondering if I didn't do Triple would this put me at a disadvantage ? Thank you very much. All replies appreciated greatly!
    For studying medicine, double since is okay when biology and chemistry are combined. If you attend to study medicine engineering or intend to work in this profession, I would add the third science.
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    Triple science isn't really that much more than double. I did triple and it was just a paragraph or two more per topic and you get a whole GCSE out of it.
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    (Original post by Hmg12344)
    My dream is to study Medicine at university. I would like some advice on whether I should take double Science or Triple Science as my school offers both. I am just wondering if I didn't do Triple would this put me at a disadvantage ? Thank you very much. All replies appreciated greatly!
    It would be highly recommended to do triple as you would have a better foundation for A-levels than double (mostly the case). I've seen in my current A-level class for Chemistry, in particular double students struggle and have to do additional work than those of triple, who have the knowledge from specific topics related to triple.

    But by all means, its up to you and whether you are capable of handling the additional workload (involving science) in triple.

    Nonetheless, best of luck!
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    If you want to do any kind of science based course, it would be silly (in my opinion) to not take triple. It help at A-Level too, especially considering you will be taking Biology and Chemistry.
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    (Original post by Hmg12344)
    My dream is to study Medicine at university. I would like some advice on whether I should take double Science or Triple Science as my school offers both. I am just wondering if I didn't do Triple would this put me at a disadvantage ? Thank you very much. All replies appreciated greatly!
    It isn't essential, but remember that triple covers more content which might be very useful when you continue to A-level. If you feel you want the extra content and can keep up, do triple, but don't feel like you have to.

    Remember that not all schools offer triple, so medical schools can't require that you do it.
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    No problem! Choosing subjects can be a big decision, so I'm more than happy to help out
    There's more content, yes. The level of content is largely what distinguishes double from triple. The content is not difficult, but there's just more of it. However, if you're doing triple, you'll get more lessons of science a week, so it's not difficult to learn it all tbh, plus you get an extra qualification That, and it'll leave you better equipped to pursue your dream in medicine imo
    Btw, regardless of which you ultimately choose, I definitely recommend you pick up the CGP textbook relevant to the exam board your school is doing at the start of year 10. I'm on track to getting 9s in the sciences, and I largely owe that to these books totally recommend
    You have been so helpful I honestly cannot thank you enough!
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    (Original post by Hmg12344)
    You have been so helpful I honestly cannot thank you enough!
    No problem at all! I'm glad to help. Again, if you need any other help/information about the courses or GCSE advice in general, don't hesitate to ask
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    I am also wanting to do medicine, and I was in the same boat, unsure whether to pick double or triple. In the end, I picked triple, not because I thought it would look better for uni, but because I felt that it would make the transaction to A Level easier. So far, I am enjoying it and would recommend it! I see no dramatic change of difficulty as of yet! But do whatever you would feel more confident doing!
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    (Original post by p.frank03)
    I am also wanting to do medicine, and I was in the same boat, unsure whether to pick double or triple. In the end, I picked triple, not because I thought it would look better for uni, but because I felt that it would make the transaction to A Level easier. So far, I am enjoying it and would recommend it! I see no dramatic change of difficulty as of yet! But do whatever you would feel more confident doing!
    See this in the same view like you. To take and to cope with triple science, the students need a passion for it - and a great confidence to give credits to themselves.

    Iti s true that transaction is easier at A level, especially between biology and chemistry.
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    I did triple science GCSE fast track (5 lessons a week, same as if I was doing double rather than 7 a week if I was doing normal triple) as I wanted to get as many GCSEs possible and it took up the same slot as doing double so I ended up with 3 science GCSEs instead of 2. I came out with an A* in biology, an A* in chemistry and an A in physics and want to study veterinary medicine so I would recommend for medicine to do triple as it is worth it in the long run .
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    Normally most sixth forms want BB in science
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    If you want to do medicine then i assume you're interested in science so why would you not want to do triple? If you did double science then you would be doing 1 less gcse, which you would probably have to replace with another non-science subject like geography or history.
 
 
 

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