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    Hi,

    I have chosen my 4 a levels as; economics, geography, history and politics. I profoundly aspire to attend a prestigious university, but are these subjects good for a finance/economics course or law course - provided i get good grades?

    Also, i understand there is no maths and that may be needed for most finance/economics courses - does anyone know of any good universities that will allow me to study a course such as these without maths. I got an A in gcse maths.
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    (Original post by brandonjohn99)
    Hi,

    I have chosen my 4 a levels as; economics, geography, history and politics. I profoundly aspire to attend a prestigious university, but are these subjects good for a finance/economics course or law course - provided i get good grades?

    Also, i understand there is no maths and that may be needed for most finance/economics courses - does anyone know of any good universities that will allow me to study a course such as these without maths. I got an A in gcse maths.
    History and Economics are often said to be facilitating subjects so you're fine if you want to study Fin/Eco. Law, is open to any students with lots of different combinations of A-levels.

    What I would do is go onto search.ucas.com and look up the universities you aspire to apply to.

    To know Russell Group univerisites, just type that into a search engine and you'll be on your merry way chick.
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    Geography/History/Politics will most likely limit you to a more narrow careerpath (it closes off any science routes if you ever change your mind), is there any particular reason why you don't like the idea of mathematics as an A-level?
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    If by prestigious university, you mean the likes of Oxford, you need Maths to study Economics and Further Maths is also highly favourable.
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    you should be fine imo. Why not take maths though? You got an A you could do well in A-Levels.
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    For applying for Law, your subjects seem fine but for an Economics/Finance course, most universities will require A-level Maths (for many universities, just GCSE level maths is not enough). Goodluck x
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    Hi,

    I do not feel confident enough in maths to do it as an A-level, i would rather not take it than take it and fail. I feel like my gcse A may have been a fluke. I know manchester uni allows me to take finance/economics with an A in gcse maths, is this a good university? I strongly aspire to work in london when i am older. Thanks for your help guys.
 
 
 
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