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I'm a Y10 student currently, and my school has already started to talk to us about choosing our A-levels. I want to go into either Psychology or History, but I definitely want to do History and Psychology at A-level, but I'm not sure whether to choose English Lit (that benefits the History degree) or Biology (which benefits the Psychology degree). Would it hinder me if I chose Biology, Psychology and History but applying to a History course at uni?
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Given that psychology has the more rigid entry requirements (although by no means strict, like medicine for example), you should prioritise your A levels for psychology and do history as your third A level.

Definitely do psychology as well but maths will really help with the stats content of psychology.

If you won't like maths, I recommend you do biology.
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(Original post by vanessaneilson)
I'm a Y10 student currently, and my school has already started to talk to us about choosing our A-levels. I want to go into either Psychology or History, but I definitely want to do History and Psychology at A-level, but I'm not sure whether to choose English Lit (that benefits the History degree) or Biology (which benefits the Psychology degree). Would it hinder me if I chose Biology, Psychology and History but applying to a History course at uni?
That combination would be fine for History or Psychology.

If you want to check it, you can look at some uni websites and they will clearly state what the A level entry requirements are for History and for Psychology
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Look at university websites and on the UCAS website. See what subjects and grades universities want. Also, remember that you still have a long time to think about it. I am currently in Year 12 and a lot of people changed their options after either their GCSE results or after a couple of weeks as they didn't like them. At most sixth forms you have the first two weeks to sometimes a month to change your options. So don't worry about it too much.
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