Is it a good idea to take Maths A level and English Literature A level together

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Hello, I have just started AS Level and I currently take three A Levels: English Literature, History and Psychology (which I switched to from Politics) and I'm enjoying the combination, apart from History. Is it a good idea to take Maths A level and English Literature A level together?

I have been considering switching History for Maths A Level and I'm wondering whether TSR thinks it would be a good idea to take Maths, English Lit and Psychology together, and whether they are a viable combination. I would really like to take English Literature as it's something I've always enjoyed and I believe I'm quite good at it. Similarly, Maths is something I quite enjoyed, and I would like to retain the skill.

In the future I am looking to apply to a top University, such as Cambridge or Oxford, though I am rather indecisive as to what I would like to do, but I'm thinking of going into Law or Psychology.

For reference, at GCSE I achieved:

9 in English Language
8 in English Literature
8 at Maths (remarking because I was a few marks off a 9)
98 in Combined Science
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(Original post by AhmedF07)
Hello, I have just started AS Level and I currently take three A Levels: English Literature, History and Psychology (which I switched to from Politics) and I'm enjoying the combination, apart from History. Is it a good idea to take Maths A level and English Literature A level together?I have been considering switching History for Maths A Level and I'm wondering whether TSR thinks it would be a good idea to take Maths, English Lit and Psychology together, and whether they are a viable combination. I would really like to take English Literature as it's something I've always enjoyed and I believe I'm quite good at it. Similarly, Maths is something I quite enjoyed, and I would like to retain the skill. In the future I would be looking to applying to a top University, such as Cambridge or Oxford, though I am rather indecisive as to what I would like to do, but I'm thinking of going into Law or Psychology.For reference, at GCSE I achieved:9 in English Language8 in English Literature8 at Maths (remarking because I was a few marks off a 9)98 in Combined Science
Yes those subjects are a good combination - make sure you take the subjects you like so if you don't like history then don't do it. There's also the option of taking 4 A Levels now and then deciding to drop one later when you've made up your mind about your uni course.

Of course you'll need to catch up with the maths you've missed so far but if you were a few marks off a 9 then it sounds like you have a strong foundation.
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