Popular with Students

When looking at studying A-Levels, it’s always interesting to look at which A-Levels are popular with students, as it can give you a good insight into which subjects are most requested by universities, which subjects are most enjoyable to study and which courses students are more likely to complete and get good grades for.

Popularity of subjects does vary from year to year and can also vary depending on other influencing factors such as ease or difficulty and most useful to hold. Even with 2020 being an out of the ordinary type of year when it came to sitting A-Levels, the data of which subjects are most popular with students is still very interesting to look at.

According to A-Level entries for 2020, the most popular subjects were as follows:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
  4. Chemistry
  5. History
  6. Art and Design Subjects
  7. English Literature
  8. Sociology
  9. Physics
  10. Business Studies

Interestingly enough, the range of subjects is very broad and the most popular with students isn’t one of the easier subjects to study and achieve. However, it is one of the most useful subjects to hold! A-Level Mathematics is one of those courses that is flexible and allows for students to enter onto many different degree courses at universities.

Of course, when it comes to choosing your A-Levels, you need to look at more than just popularity! There is no point in select popular subjects just to find you can study a degree that really excites you and gets you the career that you want to study.