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    I'm struggling to pick my A-Level options because I am looking to apply to Russel Group Universities, especially Oxford and King's College, for an economics and management degree. So far I've decided on Economics, Maths and German, however, I am stuck on whether to pick English Literature or Politics as my fourth option. Which one would be a better combination for competitive universities?
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    I'm struggling to pick my A-Level options because I am looking to apply to Russel Group Universities, especially Oxford and King's College, for an economics and management degree. So far I've decided on Economics, Maths and German, however, I am stuck on whether to pick English Literature or Politics as my fourth option. Which one would be a better combination for competitive universities?
    Why limit yourself to RG universities? There are plenty of good non-RG unis like Lancaster, UEA and Leicester

    But in answer to your question, English Literature is better as it is a facilitating subject

    http://russellgroup.ac.uk/for-studen...l-and-college/


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    tbh it would be better to just do 3 a-levels bc you only need 3 and the workload of doing 4 linear a-levels would be massive. it's better to get 3 amazing grades than 4 mediocre grades.
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    Why limit yourself to RG universities? There are plenty of good non-RG unis like Lancaster, UEA and Leicester

    But in answer to your question, English Literature is better as it is a facilitating subject

    http://russellgroup.ac.uk/for-studen...l-and-college/


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    Isn't UEA a RG university?
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    (Original post by IS0108)
    I'm struggling to pick my A-Level options because I am looking to apply to Russel Group Universities, especially Oxford and King's College, for an economics and management degree. So far I've decided on Economics, Maths and German, however, I am stuck on whether to pick English Literature or Politics as my fourth option. Which one would be a better combination for competitive universities?
    You don't necessarily need 4 unless you really want to do one of them.
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    Seconding TheMightyAugur - English lit is a 'facilitating subject' which may well open up more courses for you. Plus the variety it adds to your studies might be nice - I did two sciences at A2 and doing an arts subject provided a welcome break occasionally.
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