View Single Post
Nicholas92 Male
ReCom Staff
ReMag Writer
Nicholas92's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 363
  #6 Old 11-12-2012 Default Re: Advice Regarding Number of A Level Subjects

Originally Posted by joan2468 View Post
Psychology isn't really considered a "traditional" subject, but most universities don't mind it. I know a bunch of people who were admitted to places like Oxford, and took Psychology for A-levels. I would avoid taking A-level Law though, especially if you are planning to do law for your degree - most universities just seem averse to the idea somehow, so best not to risk it.
I do know that most unis aren't really hung up on non-traditional subjects, especially if you've already got 3 traditional ones, but I was saying that it depends on the uni - so best to check.

Haha yeah taking A-level Law, and then applying for law, won't help at all (although like I said, I don't think it hurts if you have 3 other regular subjects). Likewise I think Psychology does not help with Psychology, but doesn't really count you out anywhere.

My mentality still is: if you want to take a non-traditional subject, make it your fourth rather than third one. Just to be on the safe side.
Nicholas92 is offline   Reply With Quote
Page generated in 0.05540 seconds with 13 queries