Using higher level thinking skills and showing your grasp of complex issues through report and essay writing geography combines well with both arts and science subjects you may already be thinking ahead to potential university and career choices so it is worth bearing in mind that geography is a broad based subject. I selected some popular degree subjects and sent foi requests to the rg universities asking for the a-levels of those who applied and those who were offered a place i deliberately economics and drama seem a pretty good bet if you want to do an “essay” subject at university but even subjects as. If your school doesn't offer a-level music, some universities will accept abrsm grade 8 music theory instead (note that a-level music technology is unlikely to be considered a suitable alternative to a-level music) other than music, it's up to you what else you study essay-based subjects are useful, and it's often said that. Chemistry a-level classics, latin and/or greek (ib/hl), many courses allow ab initio for either greek or latin, if other subject has been taken into the sixth form dentistry, biology and chemistry (ib hl or a-levels), plus mathematics (ib sl acceptable, or studies in some cases), essay-based subject useful, eg philosophy. Is otherwise primarily humanities-based what are the most common mistakes thinking that religious studies is a requirement (it isn't) or indeed that a-level religious studies will have anything much to do with a theology degree is there an ideal combination of subjects no, but at least one essay subject is a must, and. It is worth speaking to teachers to ensure that you have a complete understanding of what will be asked of you at a level in each subject psychology , for example, has essay-based examinations which might appeal to certain students having said this, part of the a level specification does cover.
Almost all subjects include essay writing activity, and can get you into numerous area such as law, business, journalism, politics, any humanistic field, etc you are cutting yourself off from science and technology, not having maths or any hard. Traditional science subjects and maths are also looked upon favourably, but you should be aware that you will be doing a lot of writing during your degree, so it is a good idea to take at least one, if not two, essay based a level to keep your essay writing skills up to scratch newer science subjects like. Further mathematics a requirement of many courses if taking a level (otherwise maths higher level is fine) step maths also necessary ib students should seek advice in this area medicine, biology and chemistry mathematical skills are important an essay-based subject can also assist work experience essential. Most students who have decided to continue into sixth form will have provisionally made their a-level choices already but now it's time to reflect on your earlier decisions in the light law at least one essay-writing subject ( english, history, classics, history of art etc) journalism/media english and a further.
In some cases it's obvious: you need to take science subjects to apply for medicine and dentistry, but in others, skyrme says, the requirement may be more subtle a drama course might require that you have at least one essay- based a-level, for example it's time consuming, but to be safe you need to look. The guide below suggests the a levels or ib subjects you need for different degrees however you none, a small number of courses like a science as- level such as biology sociology music for most traditional courses, music and grade vii/viii, some universities have a preference for at least one essay- based subject.
(original post by challengelover) i'm planning on doing maths, further maths, physics and geography but i've been told that i need to do more essay-based subjects by my careers advisor at school and my teachers and family anyone got an essay-based subject related to these subjects that i could do. Newspapers and tv programmes, and will need to engage in independent learning to increase your knowledge of politics past and present there is no coursework but the final exams for politics are heavily essay based and you will get a lot of practice in researching and writing answers to sample exam. It's not always obvious what subjects you'll need for a certain course – for instance, economics and computer sciences courses don't require economics or computing at a-level, but some universities ask for maths law courses don't require law a-level, but it's useful to have essay-based subjects like history. While such a subject combination does provide a suitable preparation for many arts and social sciences courses (essay subjects) at the university, it can make you a less competitive applicant for cambridge's broad-based sciences courses there are certain a level subjects that are considered either essential or desirable.
I remember a-level assessment as being quite formulaic, but in exams and essays at uni tutors are looking for original and creative responses being encouraged to think independently, and they choose their own topics based on their areas of interest and expertise the passion of the academic staff was one of the best. Broad recognition that any language at a level requires commitment and discipline ensure there is some coherence that runs through your subjects, that you can connect your choices and make an argument for why you picked them essay-based subjects such as english literature or history demonstrate analytical skills. In assessing applicants taking a-levels for all cambridge courses, trinity takes into consideration not only the individual a-level subjects offered but also the combination of subjects applicants are adequately prepared for studying here if they have taken a-levels that both provide suitable preparation for university in.