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is this a bad thing?

i have choosen economics but found out that it is maths based and want to change it to sociology, for sixth form but i havent chosen this option in yr11
i'm hoping to get into sixth form but im not sure if i'll be able to do this subject
Original post by oursgrace
i have choosen economics but found out that it is maths based and want to change it to sociology, for sixth form but i havent chosen this option in yr11
i'm hoping to get into sixth form but im not sure if i'll be able to do this subject

Economics at A Level, to my understanding, involves little to no maths. Economics at degree level generally require good A Level math skills.
Also, how dare you not like maths!

Sociology to my understanding does not have any specific entry requirements at A Level. Even should you be completely unprepared, you can often do a sociology degree with A Levels in any random subjects so long you get the right grades.
I personally would not do sociology as an A Level (it's less academic), but if you are confident that you would get a higher grade in it then do so.

If you are really unsure, check the entry requirements for Sociology A Level at your chosen college. See the entry requirements for the following for example:
https://www.cwc.ac.uk/courses/section/course/a-level-sociology
https://www.scg.ac.uk/courses/sociology/923-sociology-a-level
https://www.loucoll.ac.uk/courses/a-level-in-sociology

It's generally the more academic subjects that would require you to have certain grades in specific subjects at GCSE (at least for college applications, not so much for the A Level via the exam board) e.g. maths, the sciences, languages...
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