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Career Pathway

Academic (A Level) and Suggested Combinations

The advantage of choosing this route is that you can choose 3 subjects that lead to a variety of career pathways. The following information will help you choose your subjects. We have given you the most likely subject combinations that fit with a selection of career pathways. 

Click below to see more information about possible careers, apprenticeships, and degrees for each of the pathways. 

​Career Pathway & Suggested Subject Combination:

1. Architecture and Professional Construction Pathways

 Art, Design and Technology. Then select Maths for the BSc route or choose from any other subject for the BA route, Maths or Design and Technology

2. The Arts

Art, Photography then choose from any other subject

Business Meeting

3. Business and Enterprise

Business Studies, then choose from any two other subjects

Stock Exchange

4. Business and Finance

Business Studies, Maths, then choose from any other subject

Designing on a Tablet

5. Design

Art, Photography and Product Design

Standing in the Rain

6. Drama

Drama, English, then choose from any other subject

Frozen Land
Justice Scale

11. Geographical and Environmental Science

Geography, Environmental Science. We then suggest choosing Biology but you can choose from any other subject

16. Law

History, English, Criminology

Engine

7. Engineering and Technology

Engineering, Maths, Design and Technology

Super Health Food

12. Health and Nutrition

Health and Social Care, Food Science, Applied Science or Biology

Engineering Sketch

8. Engineering Design

Engineering, Product Design, then choose from any other subject

DNA

13. Health Science

Health and Social Care, Psychology, Applied Science or Biology

 

Mechanical Engineer's Sketch

9. Engineering Pure

Engineering, Maths, Physics

Neon Typewriter Keys

14. Humanities

History, then choose two from English, Geography, Criminology or Sociology

Crime Scene Tape
Computer Circuit Board

10. Forensic Science

Criminology, Psychology, Chemistry

15. Information and Technology (IT)

IT, we then suggest choosing Maths but you can choose from any other subject

News Cameraman

17. Media

Media Studies, English, then choose from History, Criminology or Psychology

Doctor Using Digital Tablet

18. Medicine and Veterinary Science

Biology, Chemistry, Choose from: History, Geography, Psychology, English, Maths, or a Language

PE Class

19. Physical Education and Food Science

Biology, Chemistry, Choose from: History, Geography, Psychology, English, Maths, or a Language

Mindfulness

20. Psychology Science

Biology, Chemistry, Choose from: History, Geography, Psychology, English, Maths, or a Language

Science Lab

21. Science and Technology

Biology, Chemistry, Choose from: History, Geography, Psychology, English, Maths, or a Language

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