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    Is it recommended to do Maths...because i got a U on my first C1 past exam paper which we did in class. Basically, the whole class got a U with some individuals with Es, Ds and one C. I don't know if I should drop it after AS Maths. I'm predicted a B, but I want to get an A. I will need some revision tips to hit the A. I'm planning to stay after college for 2 hours to get more revision done for the January exams. And please help me out on whether Maths is essential for doing economics? I really enjoy economics and get As. :s

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    Have a look at university website course finders to find out whether they would like maths or not.
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    (Original post by EKR93)
    Have a look at university website course finders to find out whether they would like maths or not.
    I checked, it says they only ask for AS Maths...but will that decrease my chances against people who have actually done A-Level Maths?
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    (Original post by Rishz)
    Is it recommended to do Maths...because i got a U on my first C1 past exam paper which we did in class. Basically, the whole class got a U with some individuals with Es, Ds and one C. I don't know if I should drop it after AS Maths. I'm predicted a B, but I want to get an A. I will need some revision tips to hit the A. I'm planning to stay after college for 2 hours to get more revision done for the January exams. And please help me out on whether Maths is essential for doing economics? I really enjoy economics and get As. :s

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    wow, a U in C1? that's like the easiest 'first module' out of any A Level out there, If you find it hard now wait until you see what C2 has in store...

    I would recommend booking some tuition sessions (1-1 tuition), make sure the tutor is a professional, not some amateur. The man who mentors me has an engineering scholarship from Cambridge and he made me realise how easy maths is compared to my other subjects (biology/chemistry/physics). You'll realise how easy it really is Aim for 100%

    and this goes against humanity.. surely there must be some bright asian dude in your class with the A grade? or is it the old case of the guy/woman who cannot teach? My physics teacher is a bit like that...
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      (Original post by Rishz)
      I checked, it says they only ask for AS Maths...but will that decrease my chances against people who have actually done A-Level Maths?
      They might only ask for AS-Maths, but I suspect they will likely teach you lots of the A2 Maths on your course. And you're better off studying that material in a school than at university. So if you are serious about studying Econ+Finance then I suggest you try your best to get to grips with the Maths now rather than putting the crunch-time off.
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      Depends what universities you are applying for. For most "good" universities, AS level Maths will be a requirement (and they may prefer an A*, A or B in it too depending on the university.) AS and/or A2 Maths will definitely be greatly preferred and will aide your application substantially. Economics (let alone Economics & Finance) at university will most likely involve quite a bit of maths, even if they reteach a lot of A level topics. So it will also be a personal advantage to get familiar with the modules.

      Some less prestigious unis will only ask for GCSE Maths (mostly A or B standard).

      Have a look at the courses on the uni websites and call them up if you're unsure :yep:
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      I would take it.

      According to my maths teacher, when you're taught economics at uni they go through calculus like differentiation (which you learn at A level).
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      (Original post by Rishz)
      Is it recommended to do Maths...because i got a U on my first C1 past exam paper which we did in class. Basically, the whole class got a U with some individuals with Es, Ds and one C. I don't know if I should drop it after AS Maths. I'm predicted a B, but I want to get an A. I will need some revision tips to hit the A. I'm planning to stay after college for 2 hours to get more revision done for the January exams. And please help me out on whether Maths is essential for doing economics? I really enjoy economics and get As. :s

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      Maths is pretty goddamn essential in economics and finance, even if the university doesn't ask for it. Getting a U in c1.....damn
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      (Original post by therealOG)
      Maths is pretty goddamn essential in economics and finance, even if the university doesn't ask for it. Getting a U in c1.....damn
      I got a U on the first past paper we did, it wasnt the real exam. Now i'm getting Cs on my second past paper and hopefully aiming for an A.
     
     
     
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