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    My school doesn't offer economics A-level. But offers business studies. Is it easier? How different is it to economics A-level?
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    Hey, I do both Business Studies and Economics. I would say they are similar in some aspects. For example Unit 3 has some aspects of what we learn in business such as Total Costs, Average Costs, and other. Graphs are also similar as well. Business is easier because it is coursework (unless it is the new spec with exams in A2). Some universities such as Bath say they want Business Studies OR Economics so they may think it is similar. However, other unis such as Manchester, they don't say that they don't want students with Economics AND Business Studies. In my view, I find economics more fun and challenging.
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    (Original post by rk1305)
    Hey, I do both Business Studies and Economics. I would say they are similar in some aspects. For example Unit 3 has some aspects of what we learn in business such as Total Costs, Average Costs, and other. Graphs are also similar as well. Business is easier because it is coursework (unless it is the new spec with exams in A2). Some universities such as Bath say they want Business Studies OR Economics so they may think it is similar. However, other unis such as Manchester, they don't say that they don't want students with Economics AND Business Studies. In my view, I find economics more fun and challenging.
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    We will have exams in the second year. 3 exams. Is it that you have to learn the contexts. than just apply to the questions?. Or is it hard and not straightforward?
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    I say economics is a step up from business. It is more fun and challenging which is why Unis want economics over business in some courses. Regarding the content, we do coursework and no exams in Business so I would think that you would ave to learn the contents and just answer it in the exams. I wouldn't say it isn't hard but you would have to keep learning. With coursework, all your notes are there, but in exams, you just have to remember all of it,
 
 
 

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