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    I will have my Tutor interview on the 29th August. I will have to bring in my GCSE results, aswell as other things. But the problem is I cant decide between my A-levels. I want to take Economics, Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics but my College doesnt let me more than 4 A-levels.

    So I dont know which to chose especially since that I equally prefer a Master in Physics, to Master in Chemistry, a Medicine Degree, a Bachelors in Economics and a Master in Mathematics. I dont know which subject (Bio, Chem, Phy, Econ, Maths) to drop.
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    well which subject d you believe you will least use in your future?
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    Difficult decision. Looking at your plans, I think that Economics or Physics might be the best to drop.

    For a Medicine, Chemistry or Physics degree, they wouldn't care about Economics -- and Economics isn't actually required to study for an Economics degree either. Mathematics will be more important.

    Likewise, Physics wouldn't be required for a Chemistry degree (though useful, I think most places ask for Chemistry and one other science - you'd have Biology).
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    I would look up the entry requirements for some of the unis you might consider.

    To have the option of studying all of those at Oxford (since they have a nice handy table I could look these up in ), you'd need chemistry, physics and maths which would leave you with not doing economics or not doing biology.
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    (Original post by nikki)
    To have the option of studying all of those at Oxford (since they have a nice handy table I could look these up in ), you'd need chemistry, physics and maths which would leave you with not doing economics or not doing biology.
    True, but I think you would definitely be disadvantaged if you didn't have Biology if applying for a Medicine degree.
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    (Original post by nikki)
    I would look up the entry requirements for some of the unis you might consider.

    To have the option of studying all of those at Oxford (since they have a nice handy table I could look these up in ), you'd need chemistry, physics and maths which would leave you with not doing economics or not doing biology.
    Do you have an electronic version of this?

    It sounds handy.
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    seaspray, Economics is not required for Economics but I dont want to disadvantage myself for not taking it at A-levels. If I dropped Physics how will it become possible for me to do Physics?

    (Original post by unfinished sympathy)
    well which subject d you believe you will least use in your future?
    Biology.
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    u need biology for some universities for Medicine though.
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    (Original post by seaspray)
    True, but I think you would definitely be disadvantaged if you didn't have Biology if applying for a Medicine degree.
    Quite possibly, I don't know much about applying for medicine, but you wouldn't get anywhere at all without the requirements.
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    Thanks for all the suggestions.

    I decide to drop Biology so I can put my strength towards Economics (with Economics and Math A-levels) or Physics, Chemistry (I will make a formal decision in the later stages of my A-levels)
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    (Original post by denzil)
    Do you have an electronic version of this?

    It sounds handy.
    Yup, it's on their website: http://www.admissions.ox.ac.uk/courses/enreq.shtml

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