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    Just a bit of background. I'm in Year 11 and predicted majority As and a few A*s and Bs. I don't know which 3 from Maths Politics IT and Economics to do. Maths is the only one that I am sure to do. However, on the other three, I keep changing my mind every day. I recently started a small business and I'm sure Economics and IT would be very useful but as of now, I want to study Politics at Uni so it would be helpful if I covered it in A Levels. However if I don't do Politics A Level then I most likely would not do it for uni. So right now I am stuck between doing A Levels that would help my business (A Levels that I don't mind) or A Levels that I enjoy more but probably wouldn't help me on my business too much. Oh, and if I choose Econ and IT, then I will study a business related degree. I hope I haven't been too confusing.

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    In my opinion, best choice is maths, economics (this covers your businessy side of things) and then politics and possibly history or another essay based subject (if you want to study politics at uni) to AS at least (I don't know if you are allowed four but it would help). I'm not sure how useful an A level in IT actually is for businesses (or for anything at all, I remember the GCSE was a joke and my friends doing IT now don't think it is that challenging).

    Perhaps you should look up some courses and see if there's anything you like? It might gel you decide what route to go down.
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    I would go for maths, eco and pol. You're interested in all three and might want to take any of them further. I don't really think you'll learn much in IT you can't find out as and when you need it (IT has a reputation of being very easy). I'm sure you'll be fine with those 3. If you're unsure ring up a few universities about courses and ask people who've done them
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    (Original post by h8skoooooool)
    In my opinion, best choice is maths, economics (this covers your businessy side of things) and then politics and possibly history or another essay based subject (if you want to study politics at uni) to AS at least (I don't know if you are allowed four but it would help). I'm not sure how useful an A level in IT actually is for businesses (or for anything at all, I remember the GCSE was a joke and my friends doing IT now don't think it is that challenging).

    Perhaps you should look up some courses and see if there's anything you like? It might gel you decide what route to go down.
    Well, I was IT because the content that is covered in my school's sixth form is very business-related and there's a lot of group and individual projects that are business-related so I thought it would be very helpful not only for the content covered but also for the skills I gain through group work and individual work. And yes, IT is very easy.
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