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    (Original post by tomixox)
    I have mentioned it! I didn't realise a lot of people would be mentioning it. I wouldn't worry as I reckon last year loads of applicants discussed Mark Canney's refusal to increase interest rates until employment fell below 7%. A girl in the year above me who applied for economics mentioned that, Freakonomics AND Animal Spirits and still managed to secure offers from Cambridge, LSE, Bristol, Exeter and Warwick!
    Oh good!! I thought mentioning freaknomincs would be like the deadliest sin by now!
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    (Original post by Mathsfanatic123)
    Oh good!! I thought mentioning freaknomincs would be like the deadliest sin by now!
    That's what I thought but apparently not as she is now enrolling at Cambridge!
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    Just sent my application omg
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Just sent my application omg
    Best of luck! The wait will be so tense:/ I just want to get into uni and start working/enjoying already
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    (Original post by fha96)
    Best of luck! The wait will be so tense:/ I just want to get into uni and start working/enjoying already
    yeah that's what I think, I can just imagine myself constantly checking my emails
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    Ah I am applying for Economics.Still undecided where to apply though.Considering KCL/UCL,Warwick,Manchester,Bath/Bristol and some other uni.Any help.
    P.S Got an A in Economics and B's in Maths,Physics and ICT(AS levels)
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    I got an A*AB prediction and i'm worried it will affect my chances of getting an offer for an A*AA course?


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    (Original post by Skill Twix)
    Ah I am applying for Economics.Still undecided where to apply though.Considering KCL/UCL,Warwick,Manchester,Bath/Bristol and some other uni.Any help.
    P.S Got an A in Economics and B's in Maths,Physics and ICT(AS levels)
    there's a big difference between kcl and ucl just to let you know, I think Manchester and kcl should be fine (depending on your predictions), bath and Bristol may be a possibility but warwick and ucl are super competitive and may be a bit out of your reach if you've got a B in AS maths
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    there's a big difference between kcl and ucl just to let you know, I think Manchester and kcl should be fine (depending on your predictions), bath and Bristol may be a possibility but warwick and ucl are super competitive and may be a bit out of your reach if you've got a B in AS maths
    My predictions are possibly 2 A*s and an A(Resitting Maths).I'll still push myself for another A*.Warwick wants at least an A in Maths(UCL on the other hand wants an A*).Any other universities I can apply to?
    I think I'll do Bachelors at Manchester and do my Masters at LSE!
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    (Original post by Skill Twix)
    My predictions are possibly 2 A*s and an A(Resitting Maths).I'll still push myself for another A*.Warwick wants at least an A in Maths(UCL on the other hand wants an A*).Any other universities I can apply to?
    I think I'll do Bachelors at Manchester and do my Masters at LSE!
    I only said Warwick and UCL may be a bit of stretch purely because they're so competitive rather than you not being able to get the grades if that makes sense?


    So you've got bath or Bristol which are A*AA
    KCL is AAA right?
    And Manchester is AAB

    I'd say maybe another AAA and another AAB - heres a list of them http://www.entryrequirements.com/economics (most of it seems to be pretty accurate although I'd suggest checking the unis yourself after you've
    looked at the list)

    hope that helped
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    I only said Warwick and UCL may be a bit of stretch purely because they're so competitive rather than you not being able to get the grades if that makes sense?


    So you've got bath or Bristol which are A*AA
    KCL is AAA right?
    And Manchester is AAB

    I'd say maybe another AAA and another AAB - heres a list of them http://www.entryrequirements.com/economics (most of it seems to be pretty accurate although I'd suggest checking the unis yourself after you've
    looked at the list)

    hope that helped
    Isn't KCL A*AA?Ah,I am aware that UCL and Warwick are really competitive.My friends told me I've got a better chance of getting into Warwick than UCL.
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    (Original post by spyrogyra)
    I got an A*AB prediction and i'm worried it will affect my chances of getting an offer for an A*AA course?


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    A*AA is usually the minimum
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    (Original post by Skill Twix)
    Isn't KCL A*AA?Ah,I am aware that UCL and Warwick are really competitive.My friends told me I've got a better chance of getting into Warwick than UCL.
    Oh ok I wasn't sure if it was economics and management or political economy you were after, yeah and warwick is less competitive but still pretty competitive

    I'd stand by going for an AAA and an AAB though
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Oh ok I wasn't sure if it was economics and management or political economy you were after, yeah and warwick is less competitive but still pretty competitive

    I'd stand by going for an AAA and an AAB though
    I'll still go for an A*AA.I'll apply to AAA and AAB unis.Warwick is till a pretty chance!
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    (Original post by Skill Twix)
    I'll still go for an A*AA.I'll apply to AAA and AAB unis.Warwick is till a pretty chance!
    Oh yeah obviously if youre applying to Bristol/Bath/Warwick they're all A*AA, I meant for your undecided ones
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    Does anyone know if there are any advantages if studying in London in terms of graduate prospects?
    Can't decide between Birmingham and qmul
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Oh yeah obviously if youre applying to Bristol/Bath/Warwick they're all A*AA, I meant for your undecided ones
    Ah thanks for your help!Hope I get the offers XD
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    (Original post by feli_a)
    Hi everyone, I live in Spain and I will be applying for 2015 undergraduate degrees in England more specifically I would like to study Economics.

    At the moment I'm doing my A-levels of Math, Physics, and Economics, and my predicted grades are A*AA/A*AB (the B is for physics). I'm deciding to which 5 universities should I apply. Could anyone help with my choices?? For example: Is QMUL a good choice? Better do just Economics or a joint-honours degree, like Economics and Finance, or Economics, Finance and management?

    Thank you!
    Hi!

    Well with the whole which degree you want to do you'll have to think about what you'd be happiest spending 3 years of your life studying, so I'd suggest looking at a few prospectuses and then deciding

    Then for which unis I'm assuming you haven't visited many of them if you're from spain? Would you prefer to be in the city e.g. London or somewhere a bit quieter e.g. Warwick?
    Personally with your predictions I'd apply to 2 A*AA, 2 AAA and AAB, particularly if you can be predicted A*AA. QMUL is AAB I think so that may actually be a bit of a low expectation, and with an A*AA prediction there are plenty of other universities available to you

    Just out of curiosity did you sit another AS level as some of the top ones require an additional AS (Warwick etc.)?
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    (Original post by feli_a)
    Yeah, I agree! At the end of the day is what you enjoy what matters.

    No, I haven't had the chance to visit any univesities...I would prefer to be in the city. What universities in England would be the top 10 for Economics? Well, the Guardian's ranking by subject of 2015 http://www.theguardian.com/education...-for-economics says that QMUL is the 4th best following Oxford, Cambridge and Warwick for Economics.

    Yes, I did sit another AS level .... Thanks for the advice!!
    Personally I'd have thought lse and ucl are better, those two, Oxbridge and warwick are sort of known as being consistently in the top 5, you've also got Bristol which is a great city and nottingham and bath are campuses but they're also close to the cities and they're pretty good too


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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Personally I'd have thought lse and ucl are better, those two, Oxbridge and warwick are sort of known as being consistently in the top 5, you've also got Bristol which is a great city and nottingham and bath are campuses but they're also close to the cities and they're pretty good too


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    and apart from LSE and UCL in London? If you had to choose between QMUL and Bath which would you choose?

    As well concerning my PS.. how many books should I mention?
 
 
 
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