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    Hello, my friends.

    Currently I have confirmed to study Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Economics in the AS.

    But I am in a dilemma about whether to choose History or Business Studies as my fourth subjects.

    I intend to study Management in the university (and A&F as a second choice).

    Obviously, the Business Studies should be more related to my interest, however, it may be considered as less-traditional subjects, which is not as competitive as those traditional academic subjects for admission of universities.

    As for history, may be it is relatively less associated with my discipline. But it is a widely acknowledged traditional subjects and is flexible for the humanities and social sciences.

    I am very interested in both subjects, and I may predict that I can get similar results in the exams. The workload of both subjects are also about the same, as they are both essay-based subjects.

    Could someone please give me some advice on it? The exam board of history is Edexcel, and that of business studies is OCR.

    Thanks for your suggestions.
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    (Original post by Tim_HoTzuHsuan)
    Hello, my friends.

    Currently I have confirmed to study Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Economics in the AS.

    But I am in a dilemma about whether to choose History or Business Studies as my fourth subjects.

    I intend to study Management in the university (and A&F as a second choice).

    Obviously, the Business Studies should be more related to my interest, however, it may be considered as less-traditional subjects, which is not as competitive as those traditional academic subjects for admission of universities.

    As for history, may be it is relatively less associated with my discipline. But it is a widely acknowledged traditional subjects and is flexible for the humanities and social sciences.

    I am very interested in both subjects, and I may predict that I can get similar results in the exams. The workload of both subjects are also about the same, as they are both essay-based subjects.

    Could someone please give me some advice on it? The exam board of history is Edexcel, and that of business studies is OCR.

    Thanks for your suggestions.
    If I were you, I'd go with History. It's a nice, discursive contrast to your other three subjects and a lot of universities, such as LSE, feel that Business Studies overlaps too much with Economics and is therefore not of much use. Moreover, it'd also prove useful if you suddenly change your mind on the whole Management degree and fancy Law or the like
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    (Original post by laylarose)
    If I were you, I'd go with History. It's a nice, discursive contrast to your other three subjects and a lot of universities, such as LSE, feel that Business Studies overlaps too much with Economics and is therefore not of much use. Moreover, it'd also prove useful if you suddenly change your mind on the whole Management degree and fancy Law or the like
    Thank you for your advice, it has great reference value.
 
 
 
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