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    Okay I'm studying GCSEs right now, but i've started thinking about my options and for many science/engineering degrees people recommend Further Maths. Will it really cause me trouble not to take FM? My problem is that firstly i'm unsure how I would find the course, and also my school has Additional Maths as a mandatory GCSE to take it. Currently I am not signed up for Additional Maths. Do I need FM to get into a top university (like Imperial), and if so should I be trying to get onto the Additional Maths (I recognise it's a hard thing to take on). Cheers.
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    Most engineering candidates will have Physics, Maths and FM. I encourage you to try and do FM if they wont let you do it at your school next year try find another college that does it.

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    Even AS Further Maths will be a big boost to your application and AS is only harder than normal maths by one module (FP1).
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    (Original post by Bobjim12)
    Even AS Further Maths will be a big boost to your application and AS is only harder than normal maths by one module (FP1).
    Okay, so if I took say A2 Chem, A2 Maths, A2 Phys, AS Further Maths, would I be in with a good chance?
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    (Original post by IzzySuperman)
    Okay, so if I took say A2 Chem, A2 Maths, A2 Phys, AS Further Maths, would I be in with a good chance?
    Yes, you have two preferred A levels, a third desirable A level, and a good AS. Make sure that AS is an A though.
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    (Original post by Bobjim12)
    Yes, you have two preferred A levels, a third desirable A level, and a good AS. Make sure that AS is an A though.
    Thanks, you've been really useful :burnout:
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    (Original post by IzzySuperman)
    Thanks, you've been really useful :burnout:
    You're welcome.

    Although, if you ever change your mind, FM > Chemistry for Physics, although this shouldn't completely change your decision if you will enjoy Chemistry more.

    Good luck!
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    For Imperial you pretty much need FM.
 
 
 

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