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    I have completed my General maths last june with an A and will be sitting for my A2 this June.I've 3 subjects and wanted to add another one in order to be competitive for UCB in USA.But due to lack of time i initially thought of taking pure maths.My question is will Edexcel count them as a single subject or two individual ones if i managed to get A in pure maths,since they both have C12 and C34 in common.
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    (Original post by SAM RR)
    I have completed my General maths last june with an A and will be sitting for my A2 this June.I've 3 subjects and wanted to add another one in order to be competitive for UCB in USA.But due to lack of time i initially thought of taking pure maths.My question is will Edexcel count them as a single subject or two individual ones if i managed to get A in pure maths,since they both have C12 and C34 in common.
    From what I understand the exam board will not allow you an extra A level for this. It will count as just one A level.
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    (Original post by old_maths_guy)
    From what I understand the exam board will not allow you an extra A level for this. It will count as just one A level.
    so if i want 4 A levels then i need to take Further pure maths instead of pure maths?
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    (Original post by SAM RR)
    so if i want 4 A levels then i need to take Further pure maths instead of pure maths?
    Yes. I am sure all the exam boards have this written out in their official specifications. I know AQA do because I just read it online. And all the boards tend to be in agreement on these things.

    You can do Maths + Further Maths for 2 A levels (but not Maths and Pure Maths or Further Maths and Pure Maths).
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    I am from edexcel and if what you are saying is true then i'll have to take Further maths.If i take FP1,FP3,M2,S2,S3,D1 will it be a good combination? Considering that I want to do my higher studies in engineering most preferably Computer engineering,computer science or Electrical and electronic engineering.If you don't think its a good combination can you suggest me one?
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    (Original post by SAM RR)
    I am from edexcel and if what you are saying is true then i'll have to take Further maths.If i take FP1,FP3,M2,S2,S3,D1 will it be a good combination? Considering that I want to do my higher studies in engineering most preferably Computer engineering,computer science or Electrical and electronic engineering.If you don't think its a good combination can you suggest me one?
    I'd always go with FP1, FP2, FP3, FP4 and probably M3 and M4.
 
 
 
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