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Should I take a level film studies or sociology?

I'm a year 11 and I'm trying (and somewhat failing) to pick my a levels - I know I want to do English Literature (likely with creative writing) at uni, and my other a levels will be english lit/lang, psychology and one of film studies or sociology. Anybody whose done film studies or sociology - are those subjects worth it and do you know which would look better on a university application?
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Sociology and psychology have some nice links, especially in research methods.

I picked sociology and psychology, and I’m very happy with the choice I made.

Sociology can be a bit “dry” at times, but it all depends how ur teachers teach it. It’s one of those slightly easier a levels imo too
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Original post by TangoTheCapybara
I'm a year 11 and I'm trying (and somewhat failing) to pick my a levels - I know I want to do English Literature (likely with creative writing) at uni, and my other a levels will be english lit/lang, psychology and one of film studies or sociology. Anybody whose done film studies or sociology - are those subjects worth it and do you know which would look better on a university application?


hi im currently in year 12 and i do both psychology and sociology, they have very small similarities but some links, sociology is very content heavy but it is interesting, soc is also id say a more difficult subject if you dont keep up with revision and work hard, but if you do it can be an easy and enjoyable subject, soc is widely accepted course by all unis and will give you all the same skills as any essay based subject but with more knowledge of the hidden truths in society, i definitely enjoy it!
I've done Sociology and Film Studies at college and love them both very much. I think if you love learning the production and technical aspects of film and how they're methodically made, then you'll really enjoy Film Studies. Sociology is fantastic because it's an eye-opener, and will likely open your eyes to how our society functions and the types of socialization both primary and secondary-primary being family, and secondary being school, media, religion and community.

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