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Have any students from Bristol ever been let in for an Economics or joint Economics course without A Level Maths?
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Any Uni that states a subject is required means that - you won't get an offer without it.

Some Economics courses are Maths heavy - Bristol is one of these. If you don't fancy the Maths angle so much look for one that is more Social Science focussed or is called BA not BSc (example : http://courses.uwe.ac.uk/L100/)

Its also worth looking at joint subject degrees or allied subjects like International Development (example : https://www.uea.ac.uk/international-...aduate-degrees)

Lots of TSR advice about applying for Economics here : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Economics_Degree
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(Original post by sydneybridge)
Any Uni that states a subject is required means that - you won't get an offer without it.

Some Economics courses are Maths heavy - Bristol is one of these. If you don't fancy the Maths angle so much look for one that is more Social Science focussed or is called BA not BSc (example : http://courses.uwe.ac.uk/L100/)

Its also worth looking at joint subject degrees or allied subjects like International Development (example : https://www.uea.ac.uk/international-...aduate-degrees)

Lots of TSR advice about applying for Economics here : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Economics_Degree
I have got a lot of offers from Unis without maths though, and I'm on about Uni of Bristol!
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I have got a lot of offers from Unis without maths though, and I'm on about Uni of Bristol!
Bristol requires A*AA for Econ (or AAB if you went to a low-performing school) with an A in maths - your best bet would probably be to contact them, though I really doubt they'd be lenient.

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It doesn't really matter whether anyone else has got in without maths - the website says a typical offer includes at least an A in it. I doubt they'll take anyone without it (especially as it's a BSc rather than a BA course).
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Thank you guys! It's mostly because I've got offers from other good unis without maths and although they might state it requires maths, it's just to entice able students to apply.. but was just wondering whether it applies to Bristol as it's a top uni
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It has nothing to do with 'enticing able students to apply' without the stipulated A-level, just think how ridiculous that sounds. If you don't have an A grade (or a valid reason as to why not) then you will be rejected. Universities don't want to be burdened with spurious applications and this is a good way to filter potential applicants. Bristol will be heavily oversubscribed as it is.

Incidentally what grades & subjects do you have? We should be able to give more detailed advice if we know more.
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Thank you guys! It's mostly because I've got offers from other good unis without maths and although they might state it requires maths, it's just to entice able students to apply.. but was just wondering whether it applies to Bristol as it's a top uni
You aren't listening are you. The Bristol course is 'Maths heavy' - ie. that is why they specify Maths and why they won't even consider anyone without it. As I indicated in my previous post, not all Economics courses are the same and therefore some Unis run Economics courses that are NOT Maths heavy and therefore don't have the same insistence on Maths at A level and consequently people do get in to those courses (ie. not at Bristol) without Maths.

You might find actually reading items properly a useful skill for University.
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You aren't listening are you. The Bristol course is 'Maths heavy' - ie. that is why they specify Maths and why they won't even consider anyone without it. As I indicated in my previous post, not all Economics courses are the same and therefore some Unis run Economics courses that are NOT Maths heavy and therefore don't have the same insistence on Maths at A level and consequently people do get in to those courses (ie. not at Bristol) without Maths.

You might find actually reading items properly a useful skill for University.
Calm down! Sarcasm never helps.
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Calm down! Sarcasm never helps.
Where's the sarcasm? It's all sound advice.
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