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    I would like to do A level Law, Business, Economics and English literature.
    I will likely get an A or B in both English and Business GCSE but I will definitely get a D in Maths and Science.
    Is maths really that important for these subjects?
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    Check the prospectus of the school you want to do your A-levels at. My college asked for B in GCSE Maths for Economics, but not all do. I expect some may ask for a certain maths grade for business, though again, not all do.

    Maths and science hold no relevance to English literature and law.

    If you want to study business or management in university, some top universities ask for maths at A-level, so check that.
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    (Original post by prettykt)
    I would like to do A level Law, Business, Economics and English literature.
    I will likely get an A or B in both English and Business GCSE but I will definitely get a D in Maths and Science.
    Is maths really that important for these subjects?
    Firstly GCSE requirements vary with each Sixth Form, so it's best to contact them to see the GCSE grades they require, (Some do require 5A*-C with maths and english) and some courses e.g. Physics may need a B in GCSE maths in order to do the course.
    Sadly, immediately I can see you're probably not going to be allowed to do A-level Economics as you will need to at least a C in maths (Probably a B) in order to have a chance of getting on a course, due to the maths content within the course (But again check with the sixth forms). For the other courses you should be fine I'd imagine but again contact your local sixth forms/colleges and ask what they want at GCSEs.
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    As someone who takes business and economics, you will not need a great maths GCSE grade to get by, these are largely essay based subjects. With some maths content (max 10 marks per exam), with solid revision you should be fine! As for law and English lit, I can safely say they involve 0 mathematical content, it will ultimately depend on whether your college will allow you to take these a levels with a D in maths. If they do allow you however, you shouldn't have many problems, as the hardest bits of maths involves memorising formulas. Good luck!
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    (Original post by prettykt)
    I would like to do A level Law, Business, Economics and English literature.
    I will likely get an A or B in both English and Business GCSE but I will definitely get a D in Maths and Science.
    Is maths really that important for these subjects?
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    If I were you, I wouldn't do law. It's not an a level that top universities look highly upon, maybe do something you enjoy
 
 
 
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