Option Selection by Career Pathways

The table below shows the subjects that are strongly recommended for the common career pathways, listed in alphabetical order. Taking these recommended subjects will increase your chance of success in that pathway. If you have a strong wish not to take a recommended subject, contact the Careers Department to see if an exception can be made. Beyond any required subjects for your chosen starting pathway beyond school; it is most important to select options that you ENJOY. If you are unsure of your interests, take a range of different options. The table below is not an exhaustive list of career pathways.

See also - Posters for where school subjects can take you

* = REQUIRED

N.B: "/" means "OR"

Career Pathway

Year 11

Year 12

Year 13

Apprenticeships
(e.g. Building, Automotive, Plumbing...)
English
Maths
English
Maths
Product & Design
(Physics for Electrical / Electronic pathways)

Animal Science / Agriculture / Horticulture / ViticultureMaths
English
Science
Biology / Chemistry
English
Maths
Primary Industries
Biology / Chemistry
English
Statistics
Primary Industries
Army / Navy / Air Force
(most trades require)
Maths
English
Science
Maths
English
A Science

ArchitectureMaths
Science
Art
DVC
English
Art
DVC
Maths / Calculus / Statistics
English
Physics
Art / Design *
DVC
Calculus / Statistics
English / Classics / Art History
Physics
Architectural Technology
(Drafting)
Maths
English
Maths
English
DVC

Art / DesignArt
English
Art / Design / Photography
English
Art Painting / Design / Visual / Photography
Art History (useful)
Arts / Humanities (degree)English
Maths
English
History / Geography / Languages / Art History
Maths
English / History / Art History / Classics / Geography / Languages / Music etc
Commerce / Business / Property (degree)Maths
English
Maths
English
Enterprise / Accounting / Economics
at least 3 of: Accounting / Economics / Enterprise / Maths / Calculus / Statistics
Business (diploma)English
Maths
Accounting / Economics
Accounting / Economics / Enterprise
Communication / JournalismEnglishEnglish
Media Studies
Media Studies
English / Geography / History / Art History / Classics / Health
Drama (useful)
Computing / Information Science / Software DevelopmentEnglish
Maths
English
Maths Calculus
Digital Technology
Calculus
Computer Science / Digital Technology
Construction Management / Quantity SurveyingMaths
Science
English
Maths
Physics
Economics
DVC
English
Calculus / Statistics
Physics
Economics
DVC
DentistryMaths
Science
English
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Maths
English
Biology*
Chemistry*
Physics*
Statistics / Calculus *
English*
Engineering (degree)Maths
Science
English
Maths
English
Physics
Chemistry (useful)
Calculus*
Physics*
Chemistry (useful)
Engineering (diploma)Maths
Science
English
Maths
Physics
English
Calculus / Statistics
Fashion DesignTextiles & Fashion Technology
Textiles & Fashion TechnologyTextiles & Fashion Technology
Food Technology
Science
Food & Nutrition
Chemistry
Maths
Food & Nutrition
Physics
Chemistry*
Physics*
Calculus*
Food & Nutrition
Hair & Beauty
Hair & Beauty Academy
Hospitality / Chef
Hospitality
Food & Nutrition
Hospitality

Landscape Design
ArtArt / Design / DVCArt / Design / DVC
Landscape ArchitectureArt
DVC
Maths
English
Maths
Art / DVC
Physics
Calculus / Statistics
Art / Design / DVC
LawEnglish
Maths
EnglishEnglish-rich subjects
Medical Imaging TechnologyEnglish
Maths
Science
English
Maths
A Science
English
Maths
AScience (physics useful)
MedicineMaths
English
Sciences
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Maths
English
Biology*
Chemistry*
Physics*
Statistics / Calculus *
English*
Medical Laboratory ScienceMaths
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Maths
English
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Statistics / Calculus
English
Music performanceMusicMusicMusic
NannyEnglishEnglish
Early Childhood

NursingMaths
Science
English
Maths
English
Biology / Chemistry / Physics
at least one *Biology / Chemistry / Physics
at least one * : English / Geography / History / Classics / Art History
Occupational TherapyScience
Maths
English
Health Science
Other Science
Health Science
Other Science
Performing ArtsDrama
English
Drama
English
Music / Dance
Drama
English
Music / Dance
Pharmacy (degree)Science
Maths
English
Chemistry
Biology
Maths
English
Chemistry*
Biology*
Physics
Statistics / Calculus
English*
PhysiotherapyMaths
Science
English
Chemistry
Biology
PE
Maths
English
Chemistry*
Biology*
Physics / PE
Statistics / Calculus
English*
PilotEnglish
Maths
Science
English
Maths
Physics
English
Calculus
Physics
Statistics
Police / Customs Officer
English
Maths
English
Maths

PsychologyScience
English
Maths
Biology
Maths
English
Psychology
Biology
Statistics
Psychology
Science (degree)Science
Maths
English
Maths
Any sciences
Any Sciences / Maths / Digital Technology
Social WorkEnglish
Maths
English

Sport & RecreationPEEnglish
Maths
PE

Surveying (degree)Maths
Science
English
Maths
Physics
Geography / Digital Technology
Calculus
Statistics
Physics / Digital Technology / Geography
Teaching (early childhood / primary / secondary)English
Maths
Science
English
Tourism / TravelAny, languages usefulTourism
Veterinary ScienceScience
Maths
English
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
English
Statistics / Calculus / Maths
Biology*
Chemistry*
Physics*
English*
Statistics / Calculus *
Veterinary NurseEnglish
Maths
Science
English
At least 1 Science
2 Sciences (if going straight into degree instead of starting with certificate / diploma)





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