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    So I am thinking about doing history, English lit (obviously) and drama. I know there will probably be a lot of negative comments about drama and critisicm; however, please only be critical on my choice to take drama if you fully know what it consists of because it is not an easy a level, it is rigorous and challenging and a lot of essays! The only reason I say this is because often, I've noticed people on here are VERY quick to comment on the difficulty or easiness of an a level and kind of rule it out, just by their own perception of it.

    Anyway, back to the question I proposed for this forum, would these a levels help me get on a good English lit degree course at a good university ?!?

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    (Original post by molbrown)
    So I am thinking about doing history, English lit (obviously) and drama. I know there will probably be a lot of negative comments about drama and critisicm; however, please only be critical on my choice to take drama if you fully know what it consists of because it is not an easy a level, it is rigorous and challenging and a lot of essays! The only reason I say this is because often, I've noticed people on here are VERY quick to comment on the difficulty or easiness of an a level and kind of rule it out, just by their own perception of it.

    Anyway, back to the question I proposed for this forum, would these a levels help me get on a good English lit degree course at a good university ?!?

    Thank you
    Yes they are fine. Always check with the entrance requirements and preferences as set by the university. For a lot of degrees then Drama would not be helpful but it is fine and directly related to an English degree. It is also backed up by two string facilitating subjects.
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    this would be a strong combination even with the drama a level, having taken it for as I know how rigorous and challenging it can be and as long as you can meet that challenge and get a great grade it will be no object in securing a place at a great uni for English lit with excellent grades in your other facilitating subjects.
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    Yes! These are really strong A Levels that are really well suited to English. I know of people accepted to Oxbridge with these A Levels!! They complement each other really nicely - don't let anyone look down on you over drama because yes it's fun, but it can be really quite tiring and rigorous I think. Also, considering you have English Lit and another essay subject, that's really the main criteria of good universities when looking at English applications. Good luck with it!!!
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    (Original post by vercoutlula)
    Yes! These are really strong A Levels that are really well suited to English. I know of people accepted to Oxbridge with these A Levels!! They complement each other really nicely - don't let anyone look down on you over drama because yes it's fun, but it can be really quite tiring and rigorous I think. Also, considering you have English Lit and another essay subject, that's really the main criteria of good universities when looking at English applications. Good luck with it!!!
    Thank you! I'm so nervous because I'm so scared of failure and that I won't do well!
    But at the same time I am soooo excited!!! X
 
 
 

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