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Best matching degrees

Probably no surprises here. Students doing a similar combo of A-levels typically chose to study these degree subjects:

  • History

    The study of events and people from the past to give us a better understanding of the future.

    A-levels usually studied

    • History
    • English Literature
    • History A

    Average graduate salary

    • £19.5kMedianMED

    % of graduates in work or further study

    • 95.4%Employed or in further studyMED
  • Politics

    An in-depth understanding of how governments work and public policies are made, as well as international relations and political ideas.

    A-levels usually studied

    • Government & Politics
    • History
    • English Literature

    Average graduate salary

    • £21kMedianMED

    % of graduates in work or further study

    • 95.9%Employed or in further studyMED
  • Business and management studies

    Gain a broad understanding of how commercial organisations are structured to succeed, covering specific areas like finance and human resources.

    Average graduate salary

      % of graduates in work or further study

      Close matches

      Maybe a few surprises here. Some students doing a similar combo of A-levels also went on to study these degree subjects:

      • Law

        The academic study and application of legal rules to real life scenarios, covering areas such as crime, property and human rights.

        A-levels usually studied

        • History
        • English Literature
        • Law

        Average graduate salary

        • £18.7kMedianMED

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 96.6%Employed or in further studyMED
      • Economics

        A social science that studies how individuals, governments, firms and nations make choices on allocating scarce resources.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Economics
        • Mathematics
        • Geography

        Average graduate salary

        • £26kMedianHIGH

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 95.6%Employed or in further studyMED
      • Biology

        The study of living organisms including their structure, growth and evolution.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Biology
        • Chemistry
        • Mathematics

        Average graduate salary

        • £19.4kMedianMED

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 95.2%Employed or in further studyMED
      • Accounting

        The collection and tracking of financial data for an organisation or individual.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Mathematics
        • Economics
        • Business Studies

        Average graduate salary

        • £21kMedianMED

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 95.0%Employed or in further studyMED
      • Philosophy

        The study and discussion of complex ideas around reality, knowledge and existence.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Religious Studies
        • English Literature
        • History

        Average graduate salary

        • £20kMedianMED

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 93.9%Employed or in further studyLOW

      Unexpected matches

      OK, these probably weren't on your radar. But that didn't stop some students taking similar A-levels from pursuing these degree subjects as well:

      • Psychology

        A scientific study of the mind and how this underpins behaviour.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Psychology
        • Sociology
        • Biology

        Average graduate salary

        • £18kMedianLOW

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 96.2%Employed or in further studyMED
      • Finance

        The study of how individuals and organisations acquire and manage money.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Mathematics
        • Economics
        • Business Studies

        Average graduate salary

        • £22kMedianMED

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 95.1%Employed or in further studyMED
      • English language and literature

        The analysis of English language in books, plays and poetry through a range of approaches and critiques.

        A-levels usually studied

        • English Literature
        • History
        • English Language

        Average graduate salary

        • £18kMedianLOW

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 96.1%Employed or in further studyMED
      • Geography

        The study of the physical environment and human impact on it, including issues such as coastal management and global warming.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Geography
        • Biology
        • Mathematics

        Average graduate salary

        • £20kMedianMED

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 96.8%Employed or in further studyMED
      • Anthropology

        The study of human societies throughout the world, including how they evolve, behave, communicate and socialise.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Psychology
        • Sociology
        • English Literature

        Average graduate salary

        • £19kMedianMED

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 95.4%Employed or in further studyMED
      • Sports science

        The application of scientific principles to sport and exercise so individuals, including professional athletes, can achieve their full potential.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Physical Education
        • Biology
        • Psychology

        Average graduate salary

        • £18kMedianLOW

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 97.5%Employed or in further studyHIGH
      • Sociology

        The study of human social life, covering topics such as families, gender roles and multiculturalism.

        A-levels usually studied

        • Sociology
        • Psychology
        • English Literature

        Average graduate salary

        • £18.2kMedianLOW

        % of graduates in work or further study

        • 95.4%Employed or in further studyMED
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