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Picking A-Levels: Economics or Further Maths watch

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    I am currently picking my AS levels and not sure whether to take Economics or Further Maths. I intend to take a degree in Economics and I was wondering whether unis would prefer Economics or Further Maths at A level. Please help me make up my mind.
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    Or should I pick Business Studies?
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    What are your other options? If you plan to do economics at uni, I would recommend taking economics, however further maths is also extremely useful and a lot of universities will want to see this due to the high amount of maths involved with university economics courses. You would be much better off doing economics than business, and if at all possible, I would try to do further maths as well!
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    I'm taking Maths, Physics, History and then there's this fourth one.
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    (Original post by Alex45)
    I'm taking Maths, Physics, History and then there's this fourth one.
    I think you'd be better off doing maths, FM, economics and history tbh.
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    NO PHYSICS!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Not sure about that. But good suggestion
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    (Original post by BBeyond)
    I think you'd be better off doing maths, FM, economics and history tbh.
    According to Cambridge:
    The typical successful applicant has taken Economics at A-level or IB Higher Level.
    Most successful applicants for the Economics course at Cambridge have A-level Further Maths.

    You're probably right

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    I'd say doing economic s would be a good idea so you have a bqsic understanding of the definition and graphs and what not.
    However further maths would also put you in a good position. Looking at uni courses now I kinda wish I took further instead of physics

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    Economics, Maths, FM and then either History/Physics

    (Definitely don't do business studies unless you're incredibly keen on studying it)


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