By Andy Gardner (Careers Adviser)|07 January 2013|1 min read
If you’re thinking of studying a geography degree, you probably plan to take geography as an A-level too. But what are the best subjects to combine it with? Read on…
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If you’re planning to study geography at university, an A-level in geography will keep all courses open to you – though more unis than you might think will accept you without it. Some BSc degrees require you to have a science or maths A-level.
Essential A-levels (or equivalent)
Most courses require geography, but there are some exceptions.
Useful A-levels (or equivalent)
Some BSc degrees prefer one or more of the following:
Other typical A-levels taken by current geography students
Take a look at individual geography courses on Which? University to find out the most popular subjects students studied before attending.
Bear in mind that even similar degree subjects may have slightly different A-level requirements than for geography, so if you want to keep your options open, check what's in the entry requirements of specific courses before you finalise your choices.
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