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    In university, I am planning to do computer science simply because I enjoy it. Or do economics if I somehow change my mind. Therefore, I picked Maths Mechanics, Chemistry, Physics and economics of course. But few of my friends recommend me to do Further maths as it links to my Uni degrees but I believe it is too hard. I got an A for my GCSE maths which was done in November and predicted an A* for the June one. I'm also predicted an A for my GCSE further maths. So I do enjoy maths. But im also very interested in Chemistry and predicted an A* for double science.

    In other words. Should I pick chemistry or Further Maths. Which is harder in general and which is more worthy for top uni's ?
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    If you're intending to do Computer Science, Further Maths without a doubt. I'm not entirely sure you completely understand what Computer Science is. Computer Science is a branch of mathematics. If you're serious about Computer Science, you should be taking as much maths as possible.
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    You need to check the actual admissions requirements for the courses you are interested in at a range of different Unis, both A level subjects and grades.

    Also remember that you could do a combined subject degree - St Andrews or Aberystwyth both offer Computer Science and Economics, or Aston, Brighton and Brunel offer Business Computing as a named degree.
 
 
 
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