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    Do I need economics at a level to study at uni?
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    No. You probably need maths, though, and almost certainly if you want to go to one of the better ones.
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    Yeah i dont think you need Economics,i did economics though,but you definitely need maths!
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    I'm doing Maths and Further Pure Maths, is that good?
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    (Original post by Kolasinac138)
    I'm doing Maths and Further Pure Maths, is that good?
    Yes, that puts you in a good position. But then, if you are thinking of applying to LSE to study straight Economics, then you might be forced to do 4 A-level. I am currently doing Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Chemistry. LSE only accept F. Maths as a fourth A-level so if you are given an offer from LSE, they will want A*AAE and the E has to be in F. Maths. So choose your 4 subjects carefully as you might need to carry on those 4 subjects to A2. You dont have to, I just love F. Maths. Good luck.
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    I mean I'm doing this:


    Maths, Theology/Philosophy/Ethics, History and Further Pure Maths
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    (Original post by Kolasinac138)
    I mean I'm doing this:


    Maths, Theology/Philosophy/Ethics, History and Further Pure Maths
    Thats not a problem The question is how confidence are you in getting A* in Maths and As in History and "Theology/Philosophy/Ethics". I am sure you can get an E in F. Maths.
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    Quite confident
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    (Original post by Kolasinac138)
    Quite confident
    You are sorted then.
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    So LSE won't mind that I don't have econ?
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    (Original post by Kolasinac138)
    So LSE won't mind that I don't have econ?
    No they won't. They want A-level Maths and strongly prefer Further Maths or a science subject. But then your problem is not LSE but people who applied to LSE. I been to LSE open days and they said lots of people have chosen combinations like Maths, Further Maths, Economics, Chemistry/Physics/Biology. However, they did say that they prefer different combinations than old classic combo above but still the combinations above puts applicants in a strong positions because all subjects are strongly preferred.
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    Ryan, what if I have Ancient History instead of History ,does it matter?
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    BTW, the course is Philosophy and Economics, not just Economics
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    (Original post by Kolasinac138)
    Ryan, what if I have Ancient History instead of History ,does it matter?
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    BTW, the course is Philosophy and Economics, not just Economics
    For Philosophy and Economics, it doesn't matter what you chose as long as you have A-level Maths.
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    So I could do, lets say, Maths, Econ, Ancient History and 1/2 Spanish?
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    (Original post by Kolasinac138)
    So I could do, lets say, Maths, Econ, Ancient History and 1/2 Spanish?
    Yup Maybe take further maths because people who applied will have further maths. But man, thats absolutely fine with LSE
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    Do you go to LSE?
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    (Original post by Kolasinac138)
    Do you go to LSE?
    Haha I wish. I applied to LSE this year to study straight Economics(still waiting -.-) and have done lots of research on the combinations of subjects. All 4 of my subjects gave me a strong positions but then people who applied to LSE have similar subjects lol Good Luck
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    Do you think I could get into LSE for Philosophy/Econ with:

    Maths, Ancient History, Latin, Economics or (1/2 Economics?)

    Thanks for help man. Hope to see you in LSE!

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    (Original post by Kolasinac138)
    Do you think I could get into LSE for Philosophy/Econ with:

    Maths, Ancient History, Latin, Economics or (1/2 Economics?)

    Thanks for help man. Hope to see you in LSE!

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    Everything seems fine but double check Ancient History and make sure is a strong subject.
    Doesnt your school do A-level Philosophy? I mean, doing Maths and Economics and score high UMS in them will show unis your potential in the field of Economics. But you have no way to show your potential in Philosophy, unless through extra learning you do outside school.
 
 
 
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