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    I'm not sure whether this is in the right thread or not considering this will be about economics, but here goes.

    I am studying Geography, History, Business Studies and Maths to A2 level, of which I got ABBC at AS in that order. I am predicted AAAB at A2. I am going to be applying to 5 universities for Bsc Economics (L100), but I need a bit of guidance about which ones to choose.

    So far, I have 2 definite choices which are Nottingham and Birmingham, but I am left with 3 spots and potentially 5 universities which I am interested in.Could anybody advise me on which ones from this list would be the best to pick?

    Warwick
    Bristol
    Leeds
    Exeter
    Southampton

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    (Original post by tom_mcc)
    I'm not sure whether this is in the right thread or not considering this will be about economics, but here goes.

    I am studying Geography, History, Business Studies and Maths to A2 level, of which I got ABBC at AS in that order. I am predicted AAAB at A2. I am going to be applying to 5 universities for Bsc Economics (L100), but I need a bit of guidance about which ones to choose.

    So far, I have 2 definite choices which are Nottingham and Birmingham, but I am left with 3 spots and potentially 5 universities which I am interested in.Could anybody advise me on which ones from this list would be the best to pick?

    Warwick
    Bristol
    Leeds
    Exeter
    Southampton

    Thanks
    Warwick, Bristol and Exeter all require A*AA. If you are entitled to the contextual offer you will be offered AAB by Bristol and Exeter. This applies if you have been in care or your school's results are in the bottom 40%. If not and you are not likely to get A*AA you are wasting your time applying to these 3 as all will have lots of candidates who will meet this offer. Also check the Maths requirement for each university as Warwick want an A and it appears you are predicted a B. Why are you taking 4 A levels. Dropping one increases the chances of you getting better grades. You should not drop Maths as this is compulsory for most Economics courses.
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    I would suggest Bristol Exeter and Southampton. You should get offers from the latter 2 with Bristol being ambitious. If you're worried, I'd switch Bristol for Leeds as you should get an offer from Leeds. I wouldn't bother with Warwick as their students tend to have further maths at a level so probs not worth applying there. (I did Eco at Bristol so let me know if you have any questions) x
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    (Original post by tom_mcc)
    I'm not sure whether this is in the right thread or not considering this will be about economics, but here goes.

    I am studying Geography, History, Business Studies and Maths to A2 level, of which I got ABBC at AS in that order. I am predicted AAAB at A2. I am going to be applying to 5 universities for Bsc Economics (L100), but I need a bit of guidance about which ones to choose.

    So far, I have 2 definite choices which are Nottingham and Birmingham, but I am left with 3 spots and potentially 5 universities which I am interested in.Could anybody advise me on which ones from this list would be the best to pick?

    Warwick
    Bristol
    Leeds
    Exeter
    Southampton

    Thanks
    I'd pick Leeds. My dads a lecturer on the course and he's incredible 😆
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    (Original post by swanseajack1)
    Warwick, Bristol and Exeter all require A*AA. If you are entitled to the contextual offer you will be offered AAB by Bristol and Exeter. This applies if you have been in care or your school's results are in the bottom 40%. If not and you are not likely to get A*AA you are wasting your time applying to these 3 as all will have lots of candidates who will meet this offer. Also check the Maths requirement for each university as Warwick want an A and it appears you are predicted a B. Why are you taking 4 A levels. Dropping one increases the chances of you getting better grades. You should not drop Maths as this is compulsory for most Economics courses.
    Yeah my school is in the bottom 40%, so hopefully I'll stand a greater chance from Bristol and Exeter. As for Warwick, I think it will be too much of a long shot considering I don't fit the requirements and I don't take further maths. Regarding your question about me taking 4 A levels, I originally decided that I didn't want to drop one because I enjoyed all of my subjects at AS, but also due to the fact that Nottingham and Southampton give out slightly lower offers for those studying 4 subjects. Thanks for your help anyway though
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    (Original post by mizzsnazzter)
    I would suggest Bristol Exeter and Southampton. You should get offers from the latter 2 with Bristol being ambitious. If you're worried, I'd switch Bristol for Leeds as you should get an offer from Leeds. I wouldn't bother with Warwick as their students tend to have further maths at a level so probs not worth applying there. (I did Eco at Bristol so let me know if you have any questions) x
    I loved both Bristol and Leeds on their open days, so it is a difficult decision haha! Also regarding Warwick, I agree with you saying that it would be a waste of time applying, I don't fit the requirements so it would be incredibly lucky to get an offer. Thanks a lot for your help anyway
 
 
 
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