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    I'm applying to study economics at university, I currently study Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Politics. Here are my AS results:

    Maths A (300/300 UMS).
    Further Maths A (270/300 UMS).
    Economics A (Reformed subject so UMS not given).
    Politics A (177/200 UMS).

    I was thinking of dropping politics at A2 and carrying on the other three as it is my lowest UMS and also in my opinion the least relevant to my degree choice, especially as we are doing American politics at A2. If I continued politics I'd have a UMS average of about 92-93% whereas after dropping it my UMS average would be 95%.

    However I am unsure if the combination of Maths, Further Maths and Economics will be deemed too narrow by top universities. I'm planning on applying to Cambridge, Warwick, UCL, St Andrews and Lancaster.

    Would only have maths, FM and econ disadvantage my application? Would having 4 A levels help my application in any way? Which would you recommend?

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    maths and further maths is what is needed to do economics. Also although it is reformed the teachers should have the raw marks

    it depends what degree you intend studying for. If you are looking at any of those mentioned below Further Maths will be the best option
    Computer Science
    In fact most leading unis prefer Further Maths for these subjects
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