What are the easiest and hardest A-levels?

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Rank your A-levels from easiest :dunce: to hardest :holmes: so we can find out once and for all what was the hardest A-level of 2018!
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Woo I'm first !

Easiest to hardest:

Physics
Mathematics
Chemistry

Haven't started English Lit yet tho
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easiest to hardest :geography physics maththere is a lot of talk about geography being a subject where you just colour in and is incredibly easy - this is because in my experience it couldn't be more true lol
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Further Maths
Physics
Maths

(further maths is a cheat code for maths lmao, makes maths childsplay)
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(Original post by Evil Homer)
Rank your A-levels from easiest :dunce: to hardest :holmes: so we can find out once and for all what was the hardest A-level of 2018!
Easiest to hardest for me is
Chemistry
Biology
Maths
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Back when I did them;

Maths
History
Chemistry - tbh wasn't even that difficult, just lots to know
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Hardest -

Economics
Government and Politics
Mathematics

Easiest
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(Original post by Evil Homer)
Rank your A-levels from easiest :dunce: to hardest :holmes: so we can find out once and for all what was the hardest A-level of 2018!
Easiest :cool:
Geography
French
Mathematics
Hardest :eek:
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For me it would probably be:
Maths
Pre U Physics
Chemistry
Further Maths

Just for the record, I put Pre U physics lower than chem because I think it's harder to get an A* in Chem than it is to get a D2 (the equivalent) in Pre U Physics. However the actual content in Chem is a lot simpler (and way less interesting imo)

Maths was pretty simple and then Further Maths was all good except for FP3, but it's still pretty hard to get at least 90 UMS average on 3 A2 modules, even if you do 5, so that's why I said it was hardest.
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Maths
Further Maths
English
Physics
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Mine (while a go now :lol:)



1. Media (Easiest)
2. Government & Politics
3. ICT
4. German (hardest)
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English Literature
History
Maths


Funnily enough my results indicate the reverse
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Easiest

English Lit and Lang (probably as I love it so much and want to do English at uni)
Psychology (it's never been hard, but the workload has been quite tough)
Spanish (boy oh boy)

Hardest
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Easiest-hardest:
Biology
Chemistry
Maths
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(Original post by Missradioactive)
Woo I'm first !

Easiest to hardest:

Physics
Mathematics
Chemistry

Haven't started English Lit yet tho
I would say Maths easier than physics
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Arguably, the easiest are Media Studies, Photography, Sociology, Psychology, anything else like that, where you can basically rote learn a list of facts/studies.

Hardest: chemistry, physics, maths and further maths (conceptually hard), English Literature and History ('hard' in the sense that you have to read a lot, and then evaluate what you've read).

I didn't take any sciences, but I think it's generally accepted that maths/physics at an advanced level is difficult.
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(Original post by joyoustele)
I would say Maths easier than physics
physics is maths isn’t it though?
Both are so hard and I respect anyone that can do them ✨😭✨
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Woo I'm first !

Easiest to hardest:

Physics
Mathematics
Chemistry

Haven't started English Lit yet tho
English Lit will definitely be easier, as long as you (1) read the books (2) remember the quotes and remember to structure your essays properly.
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Easiest to hardest:
Politics
German
History
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(Original post by ohdearstudying)
physics is maths isn’t it though?
Both are so hard and I respect anyone that can do them ✨😭✨
A level Maths by edexcel is as simple as 123. But A level Physics on the other hand - whew!
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