A-levels, BTECs & Highers

What A-levels do you need for the degree you want to study?

By Andy Gardner (Careers Adviser) - 08 January 2013

A-level checklists by degree subject

Got an idea of the degree subject you want to study at university, but not sure what A-levels or equivalent qualifications you’ll need? Make sure you take a look at our checklists before you finalise your choices.

While many degrees will be open to you whatever subjects you choose, some courses will require or prefer you to have specific subjects in your A-level line-up. To find out the essential, useful and typical A-levels to have, select the degree subject area you're interested in from the list below:

Art & design

Biochemistry

Biology

Building and construction

Business

Chemistry

Classics

Computer science

Dentist

Drama

Economics

English
 

Engineering

Geography

History

Law

Maths

Media

Medicine

Modern languages

Music

Nursing

Philosophy

Physics

Physiotherapy

Politics

Psychology

Sociology

Teacher

Veterinary sciences

 

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