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Which subject is better-- A-level Geography or Business?

this is my third option along with biology and chemistry. Thoughts?
Original post by mishellexoxo
this is my third option along with biology and chemistry. Thoughts?

Which subject do you think you'd enjoy more? Or get the better grade in?

Do you know what you want to do after A levels? Would Geography or Business be better for that?

Are they both actual A levels, or is the Business course a BTEC Extended Certificate?
I'd strong suggest geo, there are synoptic links between chem bio and geo with the physical side, and you slightly touch into economics within the human side of geo which could give you that bit of business you're looking for. Bio and chem are quite interlinked, why would you be chucking business into there? It doesn't have much correlation..
As above - Geography is a useful subject as most Unis will consider it as an essay-based social science subject OR a science-based/science related subject. An A level in Business is not actually essential for any Uni course - including Business courses.
Original post by DataVenia
Which subject do you think you'd enjoy more? Or get the better grade in?
Do you know what you want to do after A levels? Would Geography or Business be better for that?
Are they both actual A levels, or is the Business course a BTEC Extended Certificate?

All of them are actual A-levels
Original post by jamaicanpatty3
I'd strong suggest geo, there are synoptic links between chem bio and geo with the physical side, and you slightly touch into economics within the human side of geo which could give you that bit of business you're looking for. Bio and chem are quite interlinked, why would you be chucking business into there? It doesn't have much correlation..

I thought that because business is "easier" to pick up on I feel as though it would be a better option? I do enjoy GCSE geography and I'm getting 8s and 9s however I've looked through the spec and topics for Alevel geography and I feel as though it's not really for me. Who knows? My opinions might change when I actually start it. But the thing is I wouldn't want eg an AA for bio and chem but a C for geography if that makes sense...
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Original post by DataVenia
Which subject do you think you'd enjoy more? Or get the better grade in?
Do you know what you want to do after A levels? Would Geography or Business be better for that?
Are they both actual A levels, or is the Business course a BTEC Extended Certificate?

After Alevels I'm going to do biomedical science
Original post by mishellexoxo
All of them are actual A-levels

Thanks for confirming.

Original post by mishellexoxo
After Alevels I'm going to do biomedical science

Then I see no value in choosing Business over Geography. (Unless you really hate the subject, or as simply bad at it - which you're not from your GCSEs.)
thank you so much :smile:
Original post by mishellexoxo
I thought that because business is "easier" to pick up on I feel as though it would be a better option? I do enjoy GCSE geography and I'm getting 8s and 9s however I've looked through the spec and topics for Alevel geography and I feel as though it's not really for me. Who knows? My opinions might change when I actually start it. But the thing is I wouldn't want eg an AA for bio and chem but a C for geography if that makes sense...

If you're getting 8s and 9s now, you'll have a pretty good foundation for a level so I highly doubt you'll end up with a C or lower. There's also coursework over a year in A level Geo that can really boost your grade if you do well and it's in your own time and you'll be able to choose whatever topic you want to look into (at least thats what my school had). If you pick a topic you really enjoy, you'll excel :smile:

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