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    Hi, I'm currently in Year 11 and have decided on picking the A-Levels: Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Physics. Are these choices too narrow considering I might take Maths, Economics, Physics or Engineering at Uni??
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    (Original post by Asian Persuasion)
    Hi, I'm currently in Year 11 and have decided on picking the A-Levels: Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Physics. Are these choices too narrow considering I might take Maths, Economics, Physics or Engineering at Uni??
    Not at all, I did Maths, Further Maths, Economics, Physics, and Chemistry for AS and I think it has set me up perfectly for uni applications.
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    (Original post by genius10)
    Not at all, I did Maths, Further Maths, Economics, Physics, and Chemistry for AS and I think it has set me up perfectly for uni applications.
    How did you cope with 5 AS', in terms of the amount of revision and organising time for each of your subjects as 5 AS's is quite alot to take, right??
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    (Original post by Asian Persuasion)
    How did you cope with 5 AS', in terms of the amount of revision and organising time for each of your subjects as 5 AS's is quite alot to take, right??
    Yeah it was pretty difficult, it took up so much of my time, especially since I only had 1 free a week. Having said that it is possible to do since I got above 90% in all five subjects. However I would not recommend doing this, four is enough.

    Also, what makes you want to study Economics? I don't want to turn you away from it but it a lot of essay writing, which I wasn't very good at. (Basically if you think it's a piss-take version of maths, what I thought, think again!)

    But yes organisation was crucial, I also play a lot of sport in the weekends, so it means that I had to get started with prep any spare minute I had! My exams also lasted from 11th May to 16th June, which was also a killer lol.
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    (Original post by genius10)
    Yeah it was pretty difficult, it took up so much of my time, especially since I only had 1 free a week. Having said that it is possible to do since I got above 90% in all five subjects. However I would not recommended end doing this, four is enough.

    Also, what makes you want to study Economics? I don't want to turn you away from it but it a lot of essay writing, which I wasn't very good at. (Basically if you think it's a piss-take version of maths, what I thought, think again!)

    But yes organisation was crucial, I also play a lot of sport in the weekends, so it means that I had to get started with prep any spare minute I had! My exams also lasted from 11th May to 16th June, which was also a killer lol.
    Thanks for the reply. I'm taking Economics because it seems pretty interesting from my research and it sort of relates to Business Studies which I'm taking. However, i'm dreading all the essay writing but I'll hopefully get over it
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    Not at all considering your choice of degrees at uni Good luck!
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    (Original post by katebeckett)
    Not at all considering your choice of degrees at uni Good luck!
    Thanks, all the best to whichever subject you choose for Uni!
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    (Original post by Asian Persuasion)
    Hi, I'm currently in Year 11 and have decided on picking the A-Levels: Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Physics. Are these choices too narrow considering I might take Maths, Economics, Physics or Engineering at Uni??
    If you want to do physics/ engineering at university:

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    AS Chemistry

    If you want to do maths at university

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    AS Economics/ Chemistry

    If you want to do economics at university

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Economics
    Physics/ History/ a language

    (all to A2)
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    (Original post by jake4198)
    If you want to do physics/ engineering at university:

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    AS Chemistry

    If you want to do maths at university

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    AS Economics/ Chemistry

    If you want to do economics at university

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Economics
    Physics/ History/ a language

    (all to A2)
    Thanks for this!
 
 
 
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