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Which Subjects Should I Choose in A Levels?

by adeela hadait Digital Marketing Services

After the completion of 10th class, students must make an important decision. This question will determine the university program they opt for, the career path they follow, and the job opportunities that they will receive. Hence, it is a very critical decision to make that should take a considerable amount of thought and consideration.


The question is:

Which subjects to take in A Levels?


In A Levels, students have the option to choose any subjects of their choice. In Pakistan, it is most common to appear for 3 subjects final exams. Although you can choose any subject of your choice, it is best to take a combination of 3 subjects that are relevant to your career goal. 


Here are the different subjects options you can choose from:


Science Subjects

If you are interested in pursuing a career related to science subjects, then obviously the best option is to opt for science subjects in A Levels. The most common career choices for science students are in medical or engineering, and computer science is also becoming a popular choice. Keeping this in mind, here are some good subject combinations:


For medical students:

  1. Physics

  2. Chemistry

  3. Biology


For engineering students:

  1. Physics

  2. Chemistry

  3. Mathematics


For computer science students:

  1. Physics

  2. Computer Science

  3. Mathematics


No matter which subject combination and career path you choose, you must focus on attaining effective exam preparation and scoring good marks on the final exams. This will help you land the undergraduate program of your choice. 


Business Subjects

On the other hand, A Levels students who are interested in commerce, accounting, or finance have a wide range of subject combinations to choose from. Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in accounting by completing ACCA or CA, or whether you would rather pursue a BBA/MBA for business, here are some subject combinations:


For business students:

  1. Business Studies

  2. Economics

  3. Mathematics


For accounting students:

  1. Business Studies

  2. Economics

  3. Principles of Accounting


For finance students:

  1. Economics

  2. Mathematics

  3. Principles of Accounting


Once again, students should develop a strong exam preparation strategy to help them score well on the final exams. This will be greatly helpful for university admissions and pursuing the right career path. 


Arts and Humanities Subjects

A Levels offers a wide range of arts, media, and humanities subjects for the final exams. Students have the options to mix and match a wide combination of subjects according to the social science or humanities field that they are interested in. Here are popular choices:


  1. Sociology

  2. Psychology

  3. Media Studies

  4. Law

  5. Critical Thinking

  6. General Paper

  7. Computer Studies



Therefore, there are plenty of subject options to choose from. Be sure to take time to carefully consider each option before making the final decision!


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