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So I still haven’t decided whether or not to do Biology or Physics (what I’m currently down for) for A level, my other options are Maths and Chemistry.
Does anyone know what jobs/uni courses might be available for either or these options? I’ve tried to do some research but I’m still struggling to decide.

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So I still haven’t decided whether or not to do Biology or Physics (what I’m currently down for) for A level, my other options are Maths and Chemistry.
Does anyone know what jobs/uni courses might be available for either or these options? I’ve tried to do some research but I’m still struggling to decide.
Which do you enjoy most? Both give you a great set of 'A' levels, so are good choices for potential careers, but aim at different sectors.
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pick the subject you enjoy the most or the one you think you'd do the best in.
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Which do you enjoy most? Both give you a great set of 'A' levels, so are good choices for potential careers, but aim at different sectors.
I love how the A is in inverted commas
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I love how the A is in inverted commas
Just showing my age
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Just showing my age
What , as in you took O levels, or as in the A level content is baby food compared to what you're studying now ?
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What , as in you took O levels, or as in the A level content is baby food compared to what you're studying now ?
That's just how I remember it being written, not a comment on the difficulty. I didn't find degree level maths and physics to be any more difficult. It's all easy, once you really understand it . Over thirty years later, I'm amazed that I can still understand any of it.
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If you want to do something in the field of medicine then you have to do chemistry. Please also do some of your own research to explore what interests you more.

I'll put a list of jobs you can get with the four different subjects that you've mentioned.

Biology:
Academic researcher
Biotechnologist
Higher education lecturer
Marine biologist
Microbiologist
Nanotechnologist
Nature conservation officer
Pharmacologist
Research scientist (life sciences)
Scientific laboratory technician
Secondary school teacher
Soil scientist
Teaching laboratory technician


Physics:
Academic researcher
Acoustic consultant
Astronomer
Clinical scientist, medical physics
Geophysicist
Higher education lecturer
Metallurgist
Meteorologist
Nanotechnologist
Radiation protection practitioner
Research scientist (physical sciences)
Secondary school teacher
Sound engineer
Technical author

Actuary
Applications developer
Clinical technologist
Data analyst
Nuclear engineer
Operational researcher
Patent attorney
Prosthetist/orthotist
Software engineer
Telecommunications researcher


Chemistry:
Academic researcher
Analytical chemist
Biotechnologist
Chemical engineer
Clinical scientist, biochemistry
Forensic scientist
Nanotechnologist
Pharmacologist
Research scientist (physical sciences)
Scientific laboratory technician
Toxicologist

Civil service fast streamer
Environmental consultant
Higher education lecturer
Management consultant
Nuclear engineer
Patent attorney
Radiation protection practitioner
Science writer
Secondary school teacher


Maths:
Acoustic consultant
Actuarial analyst
Actuary
Astronomer
Chartered accountant
Chartered certified accountant
Data analyst
Data scientist
Investment analyst
Research scientist (maths)
Secondary school teacher
Software engineer
Sound engineer
Statistician

CAD technician
Civil Service fast streamer
Financial manager
Financial trader
Game designer
Insurance underwriter
Machine learning engineer
Meteorologist
Operational researcher
Private tutor
Quantity surveyor
Radiation protection practitioner
Software tester
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Obviously there are far more options but if you had physics, chem and maths engineering would be a good option or with bio, chem and maths, medicine could be a potential?
Honestly though just pick what you most enjoy there is no point studying things you don't like, you (most likely) aren't going to work as hard or be as interested if you don't enjoy what you're doing
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Thanks everyone, I think I’m gonna have to do more research!
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Can anyone recommend any websites that have information on what the career is and also what A levels you would need?
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Can anyone recommend any websites that have information on what the career is and also what A levels you would need?
It’s not so much a levels for careers it’s A levels that you need for degrees. If you know what degree you want to do you can find out what subjects you will be required to have studied at a level to be accepted to the course
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