We use cookies to allow us and selected partners to improve your experience and our advertising. By continuing to browse you consent to our use of cookies as per our policy which also explains how to change your preferences.

A-level choices

Pick the right A-level subjects and options for you

2 min read

Making the jump from AS to A2 years

Congratulations – you’ve made it to the second year of A-level study! Find out what to expect from Year 13.

06 June 2018

3 min read

What A-levels do you need to study physiotherapy?

Want to become a physiotherapist? See what qualifications you need to study physiotherapy.

06 June 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study computer science?

Want to study computer science at university and wondering what the entry requirements are? Find out what A-level subjects to pick with our helpful degree guide.

06 June 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study chemistry?

What A-levels should you take to study a chemistry degree? Learn more about the entry requirements you can expect to meet.

06 June 2018

1 min read

What A-levels do you need to study physics?

What are the best A-levels to take for a physics degree? Find out the entry requirements you need to meet.

05 June 2018

4 min read

A-level trends for popular degree courses revealed

Find out what A-level combinations were taken by previous students on your desired course, and what grades they achieved.

05 June 2018

3 min read

What A-levels do you need to become a dentist?

Interested in becoming a dentist? We explain what it takes to be a dentist and what qualifications you need.

04 June 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study philosophy?

Want to study philosophy at university? Find out the philosophy entry requirements and what A-levels to take with our helpful guide. 

01 May 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study English?

Can I do an English degree with my A-levels? Find out what subjects you need, which are handy to have and more.

01 May 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study sociology?

What are the current sociology degree requirements? We explain the A-Level subjects to consider to find the best university to study sociology.

01 May 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need for modern languages?

Do you need a French or German A-level in order to study it at degree-level? Find out what qualifications you need to study a language degree.

01 May 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study drama?

To be, or not to be a drama student? That is the question. But what A-levels should you be taking if you want to study drama at university?

30 April 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study music?

What are the entry requirements for a music degree? We explain the A-Levels to consider, grades needed and the best university to study music.

30 April 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study sports science?

What qualifications do you need to study sports science subjects? We explain the A-levels most useful for entry requirements to top sporting universities. 

30 April 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study biology?

Wondering what your biology degree entry requirements are? We reveal the best A-level subjects and help you choose from the many different biology courses at uni. 

30 April 2018

2 min read

How NOT to make A-level choices

If you're picking your A-levels like this, you're asking for trouble. This is definitely not the way to pick your A-level subjects.

27 April 2018

5 min read

Quick guide to BTECs

What is a BTEC and what universities accept them? We explain the different types of BTEC and what their equivalent is in Ucas points.

18 April 2018

2 min read

What A-levels do you need to study biochemistry?

Wondering what your biochemistry degree requirements are? We reveal what A-Llevel subjects to take and what university to choose for your science degree. 

18 April 2018

3 min read

What A-levels do you need to become a teacher?

What qualifications do you need to be a teacher? We explain the A-levels that are useful to have, plus more info about getting on to a primary education course.

16 April 2018

3 min read

What A-levels do you need to become a nurse?

What qualifications do you need to be a nurse or midwife? To do a nursing degree, there are certain A-levels you should take. Find out more.

16 April 2018

3 min read

What A-levels do you need to become an engineer?

Whatever type of engineering you want to study, it’s important to know the A-level entry requirements to get into the university course of your choice. Find out what A-levels you need to become an engineer.

16 April 2018

3 min read

Making the jump from GCSEs to A-levels

What’s the transition from GCSE to A-levels like? See what you can expect, including how you can best prepare.

09 April 2018

3 min read

What A-levels do you need to study psychology?

What are the entry requirements for psychology? We explain the A-Levels you could consider for a career in the social sciences.

28 March 2018

3 min read

Five study habits you should begin now

Pick up these study tips ASAP, and see the difference in your grades come the end of the year.

27 March 2018

3 min read

Which AS-level subject should you drop?

Choosing which AS subject to drop? Here are some important factors to weigh up when deciding which subjects to continue with next year

14 March 2018

4 min read

What A-levels do you need to become a doctor?

Are you an aspiring doctor? Here are the A-levels you need to study to make sure you get that all-important university place to study medicine.

01 February 2018

5 min read

Six things you need to know before making your final A-level choices

Check out our six need-to-know pieces of advice to help you make the right A-level choices.

15 January 2018

6 min read

A-levels and AS-levels, explained

Confused about how your As and A-level studies are structured? Here we aim to clear up any confusion including the latest re-shaping of the structure.

11 January 2018

4 min read

Why your AS-level grades still really matter

Contrary to what you may hear, AS-levels are still important following the recent shake-up of A-levels, in particular when it comes to applying for university.

11 January 2018

5 min read

A-level reforms: what they mean for you

A-levels have changed dramatically in the last few years. See how these will affect your AS-level and A-level studies.

07 January 2018

Where could your A-levels take you?

Enter your A-level choices below to find out

    Add another subject

Want to find specific advice?

Expert tips for uni - straight to your inbox
Free to students, teachers and parents
Sign me up