Will taking irrelevant subjects to my career field stop me getting into uni?

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I’m currently in year 12, but am really struggling with the two subjects I take relevant to my future career goal (in game development.) One of my options is restarting the year in September. If I do this with all three options being somewhat unrelated to the career, but things I will definitely do much better in as I’m naturally talented at essay based subjects (got two grade 9’s in English GCSE), will it inhibit my chance at attending university? I have no intention of going to Russel group, and universities I’ve looked at don’t require any subjects. However, do they still look at you on a basis of relevancy of your subjects?

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(Original post by LexiKristen)
I’m currently in year 12, but am really struggling with the two subjects I take relevant to my future career goal (in game development.) One of my options is restarting the year in September. If I do this with all three options being somewhat unrelated to the career, but things I will definitely do much better in as I’m naturally talented at essay based subjects (got two grade 9’s in English GCSE), will it inhibit my chance at attending university? I have no intention of going to Russel group, and universities I’ve looked at don’t require any subjects. However, do they still look at you on a basis of relevancy of your subjects?

Any advice is helpful please
If a university doesn't specify what A-levels they want, then you only need to get the grades in your subjects. You'll likely be rejected if they want, say, geography but you haven't taken it however if they don't say they want anything in particular then you're fine. Even if they say they'd prefer certain subjects, as long as they don't say it's a must you're fine.
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To give a little more detail, when I say irrrelevant, I do mean essay based subjects (English, Religious studies, History are all ones I’m considering) as opposed to my current subjects (computer science, physics) and more optimal ones I in the end dropped or didn’t take (maths, further maths).
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