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    Which is the softest subject at A level in order?

    1.Philosophy
    2.Economics
    3.Sociology
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    economics isnt easy is it?

    id say psychology not being offensive i do psychology and its the easiest of my subjects
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    dont do any of em but id say sociology the easiest from what iv heard then philosophy and finally economics.
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    sociology, philosophy, economics.
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    They all have their strengths/weaknesses it depends on the way your brain works :/ I'm good at economics but I can't even comprehend philosophy ! Sociology is relatively new and that is deemed to be "soft" though I perhaps it will become as respected as the older subjects.
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    I wouldn't say philosophy is that easy. My friend did it and found it very hard. But saying that, I know someone who didn't actually revise for it and got a B...
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    Sociology, Philospohy, Economics. None are so soft that they wouldn't be accepted by a university I don't think.
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    I'm gonna be biased and say sociology, 'cause im studying psychology and philosophy as part of religious studies.

    There was an article in the mail about a year ago on 'soft' a levels. They listed them in order of difficulty on what grade a student of moderate/above average intelligence is likely to achieve. Sociology was in the A category whilst Psychology was in the B category. The hardest were Physics, Maths and Chemistry, where the average A level student was likely to get a C in these subjects
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    (Original post by justjoshing)
    Which is the softest subject at A level in order?

    1.Philosophy
    2.Economics
    3.Sociology
    Sociology
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    it really does depend on the type of person you are. thats a near impossible question.

    try them all at a taster?
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    i've actually heard that economics is easy from my fellow scientists who take it.

    i don't know enough about the others though to comment really.
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    I can tell you Economics is really easy.
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    Economics is pretty damn easy at A-level, and I hear philosophy is very hard. So I would probably say:
    Sociology
    Economics
    Philosophy
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    (Original post by Delicious Dark Appeal)
    I'm gonna be biased and say sociology, 'cause im studying psychology and philosophy as part of religious studies.

    There was an article in the mail about a year ago on 'soft' a levels. They listed them in order of difficulty on what grade a student of moderate/above average intelligence is likely to achieve. Sociology was in the A category whilst Psychology was in the B category. The hardest were Physics, Maths and Chemistry, where the average A level student was likely to get a C in these subjects
    Woo for doing the hardest subjects
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    Sociology, then Philo, then Econ. Econ isn't soft at all, in fact it is quite well respected.
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    I just realised how little attention I paid to the first post, Psychology isnt even on the list....

    *suddenly filled with little hope at passing up-coming A-levels*
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    (Original post by Delicious Dark Appeal)
    The hardest were Physics, Maths and Chemistry, where the average A level student was likely to get a C in these subjects
    with Further maths even harder than these, surely?
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    (Original post by nexttime)
    with Further maths even harder than these, surely?
    Can't remember if that was on the list, but I assume so
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    Isn't further maths just an additional maths course, not a separate syallabus?
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    General Studies - most universities don't even regard it as an A level
 
 
 

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