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    I'm going into my second year of sixth form, studying maths,chemistry and psychology(dropped physics at AS)
    Anyway my sixth form offers economics at a level but I didn't take it, because I thought my other options would open more doors for me, as I was undecided on what I wanted to do. However after having a talk with my form tutor she told me I should look at an economics degree, and I feel as if it's the right degree for me. Ideally I would like to go to UCL, and my predicted grades are A*A*A in maths chemistry psychology respectively. However, I read if you don't take economics a level and your school offers it then it's hard to get accepted as it shows a lack of enthusiasm in the subject. I asked my director of sixth form if I could do an economics a level in one year, but due to the reformed a level it has to be done over 2 years he said, and that also means I can't do an AS in economics as AS levels have been scrapped. Anyway my question is, is it worth applying for economics at a target uni (UCL/Warwick)?
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    Well, what I know and have experienced that as long as you get good grades in Alevels, you can apply for any subject at Uni. I didn't take Law at Alevel (even though my college offered it), I still got admission and undertook Law degree. :dontknow:
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    (Original post by Hanaan999)
    I'm going into my second year of sixth form, studying maths,chemistry and psychology(dropped physics at AS)
    Anyway my sixth form offers economics at a level but I didn't take it, because I thought my other options would open more doors for me, as I was undecided on what I wanted to do. However after having a talk with my form tutor she told me I should look at an economics degree, and I feel as if it's the right degree for me. Ideally I would like to go to UCL, and my predicted grades are A*A*A in maths chemistry psychology respectively. However, I read if you don't take economics a level and your school offers it then it's hard to get accepted as it shows a lack of enthusiasm in the subject. I asked my director of sixth form if I could do an economics a level in one year, but due to the reformed a level it has to be done over 2 years he said, and that also means I can't do an AS in economics as AS levels have been scrapped. Anyway my question is, is it worth applying for economics at a target uni (UCL/Warwick)?
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    Have a look at the uni requirements. They will tell you if the A Level is required. If so, you won't be accepted - but if it's just desirable then you have a chance
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    (Original post by Juno)
    Have a look at the uni requirements. They will tell you if the A Level is required. If so, you won't be accepted - but if it's just desirable then you have a chance
    They'd be just as well to burn the uni down instead. :teehee:
 
 
 
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