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Which GCE Advanced/AS levels should I take?

There are lots of GCE Advanced/AS level subjects to choose from. You can carry on with GCSE subjects or take ‘new’ ones like politics or psychology.

Think about …..

Which subjects will I enjoy?

If you’re interested, you’ll be more motivated.

Which subjects will I do well in?

Good grades are vital, especially for university places.

Which subjects will I need?

GCE Advanced/AS subjects, especially maths and sciences, can affect HE and career choices. You will be asked for certain subjects for some courses. If in doubt – check it out!

Look in prospectuses or check the UCAS website for information.

Do certain subjects go together?

Yes, some do like:

  • biology and chemistry
  • maths (with mechanics) and physics
  • economics and maths (with statistics)
  • sports studies/PE and biology

Popular A level subjects:

    • Art/Design
    • Biology
    • Business Studies
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Studies/Science
    • Drama/Theatre Studies
    • Economics
    • English Language
    • English (Literature)
    • Film Studies
    • French
    • Geography
    • German
    • History
    • Home Economics (Food and/or Textiles)
    • Human Biology
    • Law
    • Mathematics
    • Media Studies
    • Music
    • Physical Education/Sports Studies
    • Physics
    • Politics and Government
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology
    • Spanish
    • Technology
    • Welsh

    What next after GCE Advanced/AS levels?

    Cymraeg (Welsh)


    Also see...
    Other FE courses

    Next step...
    Higher Education

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