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    Hi guys, sorry to make this really specific to me…but I need help choosing A-Levels!
    I enjoyed all of my GCSE subjects (Maths, eng, eng lit, bio, chem, phys, spanish, french, latin , business & economics) but now I have to choose 4. I'm thinking of maybe doing an Economics degree, but I also want to keep options open, such as Law too.

    I know universities require Maths for an Economics degree, and I am definitely going to do that. Do you know if there are any other subjects/subject combinations they prefer?
    I'm choosing between. English literature, Economics, Latin, and Physics.
    I'm slightly concerned Physics is going to be really tough, and will be hard to get a good grade in… Any tips/advice i'd really appreciate it.
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    Physics goes really well with Maths, but to be honest all the subjects you're talking about are well regarded and should allow you to take an Economics degree. If you struggle with Physics take something else - you don't need it for the subjects you're looking at and you want to get the best grades possible!

    What are your predicted GCSE grades for those subjects?
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    (Original post by LeFailFish)
    Physics goes really well with Maths, but to be honest all the subjects you're talking about are well regarded and should allow you to take an Economics degree. If you struggle with Physics take something else - you don't need it for the subjects you're looking at and you want to get the best grades possible!

    What are your predicted GCSE grades for those subjects?

    Hi thanks for getting back to me!
    I'm predicted A* in Maths, English, Latin
    Then a B in Physics, but i hope to get an A next week.

    Yep, getting good grades and being confident in the subjects i choose is probably the most important factor. But i also want to leave my options open, and i don't know if doing Economics would be a waste as it is not required by the universities :/
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    Hi thanks for getting back to me!
    I'm predicted A* in Maths, English, Latin
    Then a B in Physics, but i hope to get an A next week.

    Yep, getting good grades and being confident in the subjects i choose is probably the most important factor. But i also want to leave my options open, and i don't know if doing Economics would be a waste as it is not required by the universities :/
    Taking Economics would show an interest in Economics even if it isn't required - but obviously it's up to you.

    It sounds like taking Maths, English Lit, Latin and Economics would be your best bet - Physics at A level is a lot harder than at GCSE (I take Physics) and whilst good GCSE's don't guarantee good A levels, and some people with poor GCSE's get amazing A levels, you are more likely to get A's at A level if you got A*'s at GCSE.

    However, if you really enjoy Physics and want to take it, there's no reason you couldn't if you get an A at GCSE. (I wouldn't recommend taking it if you get a B or below).
 
 
 
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