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    I've managed to choose two of my A Levels but am stuck on the third one between History, Ancient History or Politics. My thing re option doesn't need to target a particular career as I've already sorted that with the first two but I still don't know. I get phases of really wanting to do one but then change my mind. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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    I mean, I don’t know the spec for these subjects, but personally I’d say ancient history. Simply because learning about the ancient past sounds pretty awesome, and I would think it would mix both politics - learning the politics of civilisations from the past - and history - by linking common factors between the distant past and near past.
    I might have completely missed the mark because I’m still at GCSE and I’ve not personally looked into any of those subjects (unless you include Classic Civ) but that’s just my two cents.
    I’m sure you’ve had the shake down of ‘make sure you choose what you’ll enjoy the most’ but do make sure you consider personal enjoyment before deciding, because that’s probably the second most important thing (first being compatible with a job, and you’ve already got that covered)
    Best of luck x
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    (Original post by mollie_steel)
    I mean, I don’t know the spec for these subjects, but personally I’d say ancient history. Simply because learning about the ancient past sounds pretty awesome, and I would think it would mix both politics - learning the politics of civilisations from the past - and history - by linking common factors between the distant past and near past.
    I might have completely missed the mark because I’m still at GCSE and I’ve not personally looked into any of those subjects (unless you include Classic Civ) but that’s just my two cents.
    I’m sure you’ve had the shake down of ‘make sure you choose what you’ll enjoy the most’ but do make sure you consider personal enjoyment before deciding, because that’s probably the second most important thing (first being compatible with a job, and you’ve already got that covered)
    Best of luck x
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    I am studying both history and politics currently and if you like politics and really read around the subject and know lots of extra stuff then you can waltz through it for an A/A*. On the other hand history is a fundamental subject and will also combine some politics anyway but is still really interesting. History is absolutely loved by unis as well for whatever you want to study so it’s a great choice all round. Unless you are looking to do ancient history or classics at uni I wouldn’t bother although people I know who study it say it’s great. That my opinion anyway hope it helps
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    (Original post by jennifugh)
    I've managed to choose two of my A Levels but am stuck on the third one between History, Ancient History or Politics. My thing re option doesn't need to target a particular career as I've already sorted that with the first two but I still don't know. I get phases of really wanting to do one but then change my mind. Any help is greatly appreciated.
    Thank you
    I can only speak for History. If you're up for taking an essay-based subject then go for it! Politics probably contains essays too but I don't know much about the spec as my school doesn't do it. Therefore I can only recommend History.
 
 
 
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