Choices for Astronomy/Astrophysics degree

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Mihok123
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What are some good subject choices to make to prepare myself for an Astrophysics and Astronomy Bachelor's degree.
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maths and physics will probably be required y most unis and maybe choose another subject that your enjoy/are interested in
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Definitely Maths and Physics. Plus one other A level that you will do well at and enjoy.
Further Maths is useful, but not essential. If taken as a 4th A level or AS, you may get a lower offer.

Be warned though, entry requirements for good universities are very high - A*AA (with A* in Maths or Physics) are typical.

I'd recommend picking a few universities that you might be interested in, and checking their websites for specific entry requirements, and admissions policies.
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(Original post by RufusA)
Definitely Maths and Physics. Plus one other A level that you will do well at and enjoy.
Further Maths is useful, but not essential. If taken as a 4th A level or AS, you may get a lower offer.

Be warned though, entry requirements for good universities are very high - A*AA (with A* in Maths or Physics) are typical.

I'd recommend picking a few universities that you might be interested in, and checking their websites for specific entry requirements, and admissions policies.
Agree with all this great advice.

Only thing I’d add is that it may help to do Chemistry (for eg nuclear fusion and fission in stars, line spectra etc) but in order of necessity I’d say:

Physics
Maths
Further Maths
Chemistry

Ideally doing all 4 would be ideal (with maybe further maths to AS) but as RufusA said, it’s better to do the subjects you enjoy in addition to maths and physics, and how necessary or helpful further maths and chemistry would be varies depending on the Uni course, so definitely look more into course structures and the type of modules on offer and pick your last one (or two) A Levels accordingly. Good luck!
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