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    Sorry, not to sure what exam board
    Might sound like a stupid question
    Thank you.
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    its has more maths in the first year than in the second

    and there's not alot of maths in it at all, maybe 4 equations I can think of straight off my head


    Economics is more talking about money rather than counting it
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    Hardly any at all - I think the most I had to do was a percentage change
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    (Original post by 1.2.3.)
    Hardly any at all - I think the most I had to do was a percentage change
    Then why do Universities ask for maths A-Level at degree level?
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    its has more maths in the first year than in the second
    what economics did you do

    there isnt any maths in A level economics
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    (Original post by multiplexing-gamer)
    Then why do Universities ask for maths A-Level at degree level?
    Degree level Economics is very different to A Level Economics, its a lot more quantitative?
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    (Original post by multiplexing-gamer)
    Then why do Universities ask for maths A-Level at degree level?
    To compensate for the lack of maths in A- level economics...
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    what economics did you do

    there isnt any maths in A level economics
    well there is....what about PED, YED, XED, PES?

    not alot, i'll grant you that, but still some basic maths involved
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    (Original post by viksta1000)
    well there is....what about PED, YED, XED, PES?

    not alot, i'll grant you that, but still some basic maths involved
    That and the simple equation to work out the multiplier of 1/1-MPC
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    nope none whats so ever really! university different
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    A level has next to none, uni (depending on BSc or BA) has tons. My course especially :|
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    A level Economics - No Maths at all.

    Uni Economics - Depends on your Uni. Depends what modules you take. The maths isn't extremely challenging unless you specifically opt for harder modules then it won't go past Further Maths A level.
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    You do not need to worry about the maths involved in A'level Economics. It is simply basic maths & percentage changes. You will be completely fine, trust me.

    Beware though, the maths content in degree level Economics is really rigorous depending on the university you're attending. You get to do things such as derivatives, calculus and econometrics e.t.c.

    That is why some universities require you to have taken AS maths at least. Some are expecting to see applicants with A'level further maths also, so you can see that degree level could get quite challenging. So i would advise you to pick up A'level maths (if it's not too late) if you know you would be doing Economics at degree level.
 
 
 
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