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    Im currently studying Economics, Geography, Biology and Psychology and Maths AS and am dropping psychology and Maths at the end of this year, but i was wondering whether these three subjects are good enough for PPE? Especially at Oxford??
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    (Original post by lahm2017)
    Im currently studying Economics, Geography, Biology and Psychology and Maths AS and am dropping psychology and Maths at the end of this year, but i was wondering whether these three subjects are good enough for PPE? Especially at Oxford??
    https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/unde...onomics?wssl=1

    Yes as long as you have stellar grades in all those subjects and do well on the TSA then of course!
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    (Original post by wolfmoon88)
    https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/unde...onomics?wssl=1

    Yes as long as you have stellar grades in all those subjects and do well on the TSA then of course!
    okay thats good to hear, but will I be at a disadvantage to those taking things like history and politics and maths to a level?
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    You'll be fine. Oxford do note on their website a background in history or maths is useful, but not essential. If you can take maths to A2 that could be useful - but remember they take a range of factors into account, and the AS is still very much a background in maths.
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    (Original post by lahm2017)
    okay thats good to hear, but will I be at a disadvantage to those taking things like history and politics and maths to a level?
    I know of people who applied without Economics which is more of a disadvantage than having no history or politics at A Levels imo.

    As long as you have Maths to AS you should be fine, but you should check other unis requirements to see if they require Maths to A2 because Oxford won't be your only choice.

    Honestly as long as you have good grades in your chosen subjects and have wider reading that is relevant to PPE you won't be at a great disadvantage. scblx is an applicant that made it this year, perhaps he can give more insight
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    (Original post by lahm2017)
    okay thats good to hear, but will I be at a disadvantage to those taking things like history and politics and maths to a level?
    If you read on History and Politics I think you should be fine.
    However you will be at quite a significant disadvantage for economics if you dont do maths. On the website it mentions a wide range of A-Level maths topics that you'll need to be comfortable with to do well, and you'll likely have to catch up if you drop it.
 
 
 

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