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    So I am wanting to do an Economics degree and for A-level i am going to be picking: Maths, Economics and Business Studies (only picking three). Are they enough to get into a good university e.g. Russell Groups. I've never done Economics before but I'm doing GCSE's right now and I got an A in maths aiming for an A*, and got an A in Business Studies aiming for an A/A*. I've read in various places that a business a-level isn't very good with an economics a-level as they are very similar, but seeing as i'm looking at an Economics degree would they not mind doing Economics AND Business Studies? By the way, I'd be looking at A's at A-level's probably according to my teachers.
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    A lot of people stress about their A level choices and whether the subjects are 'good' enough for Uni, but as long as you have the specific subjects needed and high grades in the others it doesn't matter so much. Most Uni's won't mind if the subject is "hard" or "soft", bar the top top Unis like Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial etc.

    Other Russell group Unis will still probably make you an offer if your grades are good
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    I think you should do maths and economics but not business. I think most universities think they are too similar and some may not even accept it, even though you are applying for economics most unis don't even ask for economics. Every one at my school who wanted to do both were not allowed to. I would say history or geography would be quite useful or a science or language maybe.
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    (Original post by arun290)
    So I am wanting to do an Economics degree and for A-level i am going to be picking: Maths, Economics and Business Studies (only picking three). Are they enough to get into a good university e.g. Russell Groups. I've never done Economics before but I'm doing GCSE's right now and I got an A in maths aiming for an A*, and got an A in Business Studies aiming for an A/A*. I've read in various places that a business a-level isn't very good with an economics a-level as they are very similar, but seeing as i'm looking at an Economics degree would they not mind doing Economics AND Business Studies? By the way, I'd be looking at A's at A-level's probably according to my teachers.
    Further Maths would be a better choice than Business, though with one 3 that might make you look a bit narrow.
 
 
 
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