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Third A-level choice

I know this is quite late but im really confused about my options for a level. Im quite interested in the nursing field, or something similar. I highly want to take biology and english lit mainly because these are two subjects that I enjoy and I believe I can do well in them. It seems like an easy pick to take chemistry but I'm not so sure I'd be comfortable as im only scraping a grade 6 in year 11. Any other choices like psychology etc? I heard about a health and social care btec is that any good?Thank you so much !
Original post by sumayaherica
I know this is quite late but im really confused about my options for a level. Im quite interested in the nursing field, or something similar. I highly want to take biology and english lit mainly because these are two subjects that I enjoy and I believe I can do well in them. It seems like an easy pick to take chemistry but I'm not so sure I'd be comfortable as im only scraping a grade 6 in year 11. Any other choices like psychology etc? I heard about a health and social care btec is that any good?Thank you so much !

I’d definitely recommend health and social care as it gives you the foundation knowledge of what values a person working in health and social care should have, as well as it being a good route into the sector
Have a look ar the entry requirements for Nursing courses at a range of different Unis and see which A levl or BTEC subjects are essential or 'preferred'.
Be aware that Nursing is mega-competitive and you will need relevant work experience in a caring role. Useful advice for applying for any Nursing/Caring course - https://www2.uwe.ac.uk/services/Marketing/what-can-i-study/pdf/Writing-a-health-social-care-personal-statement.pdf
Other NHS careers - https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/explore-roles

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