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    I will be choosing my A Levels this year and I want a career in medicine however the only problem is that I am **** at Maths and Physics. I want to choose from History and RE as someone told me that unis these days prefer contrasting subject choices. Now my dilemma is which one should I choose? History or RE? Which one is better preferred?
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    I'm not aware of any that "prefer" contrasting subjects - UCL formerly made some reference to this but don't have that language on their website any more.

    However outside of Oxbridge (possibly one or two others) it shouldn't make a difference what you take as the final choice provided it is a) a standard academic subject (so not underwater basket weaving) and b) you do well in it (i.e. get an A/A*).
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    As long as you have biology and chemistry then universities don't care too much about the third a level. As above, I don't think there are any uni's outside of Oxbridge that care about the third being maths or physics. There are a couple of excluded subjects (general studies and critical thinking, possibly a few more) but either history or RE would be fine. My advice is to choose whichever you are better at as you will need an A at least in it
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    (Original post by annuli)
    I will be choosing my A Levels this year and I want a career in medicine however the only problem is that I am **** at Maths and Physics. I want to choose from History and RE as someone told me that unis these days prefer contrasting subject choices. Now my dilemma is which one should I choose? History or RE? Which one is better preferred?
    Having biology and chemistry is the main thing.

    Maths/physics would help with the BMAT if you ever decide to take it, otherwise its needless
 
 
 
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