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    I know definitely that I will be taking Physics, Chemistry and Math and I am looking to do four A-levels, the fourth either being Economics or Further Math. I enjoy Math and can actually get carried away with much like reading a book but I feel as though I would struggle with Further Math. Economics to me seems really fun as well and it's important to keep up on the political and economic news so I feel as though it would be impressionable to universities. But what I really want to do is use my A-levels to get a Physics degree and I'm absolutely sure on that bit at the same time, not sure if Economics or Further Math would help more. Now, I know the obvious answer is Further Math but with a Physics degree, the job that you go for does not have to be entirely physics related as a Physics degree is a Math based degree. This means that I have a lot of versatility in terms of jobs and the jobs that I would love to do. So I am thinking Economics would be useful in that sense but equally so is Further Math. Can someone give me reasons to and not to take one of these, please?
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    I did Chem, Physics, Maths and Further maths and just completed my AS year and I think if you know which 3 A2's you are doing it may not be that important what the 4th AS is as long as you enjoy it and think that you will be able to get a good grade. Further Maths was a lot of work and difficult concepts to get your head around. A few of my friends did econ and it seemed to just be a lot of essays which I know I'm not great at but if you think you would be good at them by all means go for it but unis will focus mainly on whatever your 3 A2's are not the 4th AS you dropped.
    I've never thought of it that way but now that you've mentioned it, I think I understand what I want to do now. I'm not great at essays and such which I think is now leading me away from the subject. Math is the only language I have ever understood. You genuinely have been good help and that was sound advice, I've talked to many people and they have just said take what you enjoy, even teachers. And I'm like this isn't GCSE aha
 
 
 
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