A-Level Subject Combinations

A-Levels (or Advanced Level Courses) are arguably the best and most straight forward way of getting yourself onto a Degree course at University. Subjects are available in humanities, business, languages, mathematics, science and social sciences. So it’s not surprising that it can be difficult to know which A-Level subject combinations to consider.

Typically, to gain entry onto a Degree, students are expected to hold 3 or 4 A-Levels in subject combinations aligned with the Degree topic and set UCAS points. As a student, it can be hard to know which subjects to combine and which subjects work well with each other. So we have compiled 5 of the top A-Level subject combinations that not only work well together, but are also more likely to give you plenty of options when it comes to choosing your Degree.

A-Level Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology

The course combination of Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology is a fantastic choice for someone who is interested in the sciences and looking to go on to University to study dentistry or medicine. With that said, surprisingly, these three courses can also get students onto a Degree in Physics, Mechanical Engineering or Veterinary Medicine.

A-Level History, Economics, Politics

Combining History, Economics and Politics will give students a range of choice of Degrees, including Classics, Media Studies, Marketing and Design.

A Level Business, English Language and Literature, Accounting

Now this combination isn’t an expected one. But the combination of Business, English Language and Literature with Accounting can give students the options of places on Degrees in Business and Management Studies, Media Studies, Sociology, Journalism and Politics.

A-Level English Literature, History, Psychology

English Literature, History and Psychology is another popular combination of subjects that offers students a wide reaching selection of Degree courses. These courses include: Sociology, Law, Philosophy, Geography and Drama and Theatre Studies.

A-Level English Literature, Religious Studies and Sociology

The combination of English Literature, Religious Studies and Sociology is an interesting selection and the Degree places this combination offer up to students it quite surprising. With these three A-Levels, students can apply for places on courses in Law, Psychology, Nursing or even Anthropology.

A-Level Subject Combinations Advice

If you want more help with selecting the A-Level subjects you want to study in preparation for University, there are many resources available on the web, including The Uni Guide A-Level Explorer, where you can enter the subjects you enjoy and it will give you an idea of the Degrees you can go on to study.

Should you want to speak with someone about your options and enrolling to study A-Levels, why not get in touch with our helpful team and have a chat about what you want to do.