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Biology, chemistry and sociology?

I’m planning on doing pharmacy or biomedical science at university. Also is sociology a level easy, and what is it about?

My GCSEs are: 65555444 (6-5 combined science, 4 in English language) would sociology be a good choice with these GCSE results?
As you can see English language was one of my lowest so I’m unsure whether to do sociology?
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It depends what you're looking to do after your A levels. And what other subjects would you consider doing at A level, phycology or maths goes very well with those 2 sciences but it all depends on what you're good at and what you want to do
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Sociology at A level is a lot of theory work and essay writing. It’s certainly not easy, I know people who did badly in Sociology and well in many other subjects such as Maths, Biology, History etc. So what is “easy” depends entirely on the way you personally work. If you aren’t very good at English and essay writing, my guess would be that Sociology is not ideal for you. However, with a lot of work and effort, Sociology is a very interesting and very valuable and enjoyable A Level, in my personal opinion! & anything you set your mind to and work hard in, you should succeed
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(Original post by The-judge-16)
Biology, chemistry and sociology?

I’m planning on doing pharmacy or biomedical science at university. Also is sociology a level easy, and what is it about?

My GCSEs are: 65555444 (6-5 combined science, 4 in English language) would sociology be a good choice with these GCSE results?
As you can see English language was one of my lowest so I’m unsure whether to do sociology?
If you do A levels in Bio, Chem and Sociology, what sort of grades are u looking to get
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If you look at it this way, Science and Maths require logic. Essay based subjects require creative thinking and personal judgement. Weigh up your own strengths and weaknesses! Psychology is more quantitative than Sociology so if you enjoy Maths and Science better than English, this may be a good choice! & to answer the initial question, if those A Levels fulfil the criteria you need to do those courses at University, there is no right or wrong answer, all you need is the course specific subjects and the grades I hope this helps!
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(Original post by The-judge-16)
Biology, chemistry and sociology?

I’m planning on doing pharmacy or biomedical science at university. Also is sociology a level easy, and what is it about?

My GCSEs are: 65555444 (6-5 combined science, 4 in English language) would sociology be a good choice with these GCSE results?
As you can see English language was one of my lowest so I’m unsure whether to do sociology?
Why are you posting so many threads about this?
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If you do A levels in Bio, Chem and Sociology, what sort of grades are u looking to get
Hopefully ABB?
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Why are you posting so many threads about this?
Currently I am in the process of transferring sixth forms, and I’m completely unsure what third a level to take.
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(Original post by The-judge-16)
Hopefully ABB?
you will have to work very hard to do well in the science a levels, there very hard and you'll have to apply yourself!
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you will have to work very hard to do well in the science a levels, there very hard and you'll have to apply yourself!
I know, thanks for your advice. I will probably be revising for at least 3-4 hours a day
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maths instead of sociology sounds like a better combo. Most unis require maths in any science degree.
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maths instead of sociology sounds like a better combo. Most unis require maths in any science degree.
I wish I could do maths, however no sixth form will let me as I only have a 5 at GCSE.
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I wish I could do maths, however no sixth form will let me as I only have a 5 at GCSE.
Without maths you can't really do sciences at university though. Have you thought about re-doing Maths GCSE?
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Without maths you can't really do sciences at university though. Have you thought about re-doing Maths GCSE?
That is a possibility I suppose, it’s just that I’d have to then start year 12 in 2021.
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Without maths you can't really do sciences at university though. Have you thought about re-doing Maths GCSE?
You definitely can do sciences at uni without A level maths. If you did engineering eg ofcourse you need maths then but for a biology degree or many chemistry degrees you wouldn’t *need* maths. Medicine degrees don’t even require maths.
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That is a possibility I suppose, it’s just that I’d have to then start year 12 in 2021.
I'm wrong actually. Keele for example will take students without Maths A-level.
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I'm wrong actually. Keele for example will take students without Maths A-level.
Oh ok, that’s promising then! Plus the workload doing bio, chem and maths will be ridiculous so I’m probably better off not doing it.
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