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    Hi guys, I'm interested in doing Economics and Management in university. However, there are very few universities that offer both subjects as a joint honors degree. The only school I'll be applying to for E&M will be the ever elusive Oxford. I'll be applying to UCL/LSE/Warwick as well but all of them either offer straight management or economics courses.

    How should I go about writing my essay? Will applying to oxford and putting down both economics and management into my essay put me at a disadvantage? Should I just write about economics in my essay?

    Thanks.
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    If Oxford is offering both as a joint subject then I'd put both of them in the essay. Why do you think you'd be at a disadvantage?
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    (Original post by Saba XD)
    If Oxford is offering both as a joint subject then I'd put both of them in the essay. Why do you think you'd be at a disadvantage?
    show me evidence that this is the right thing to do.
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    (Original post by Saba XD)
    If Oxford is offering both as a joint subject then I'd put both of them in the essay. Why do you think you'd be at a disadvantage?
    I'm concerned that writing about management will take up too much space in my essay and it'll put me at a disadvantage. Also, I've heard rumors that other universities like UCL/LSE will frown upon an applicant that is also applying to Oxford. An early application submission and an essay that talks about management too is a dead giveaway.
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    (Original post by lockedfacades)
    I'm concerned that writing about management will take up too much space in my essay and it'll put me at a disadvantage. Also, I've heard rumors that other universities like UCL/LSE will frown upon an applicant that is also applying to Oxford. An early application submission and an essay that talks about management too is a dead giveaway.
    Can't you try and make it concise? If not then just focus on economics.

    Also, I have never come across this issue that UCL and LSE frown upon applicants applying to Oxford. That's news to me. I hope someone else sheds light on this point.
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    (Original post by lockedfacades)
    Also, I've heard rumors that other universities like UCL/LSE will frown upon an applicant that is also applying to Oxford.
    False.

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    Oxford are aware that their course is fairly rare (in terms of 'top' courses for those applying there). So you can write a PS focused on economics and that will be fine
 
 
 
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