I was just wondering if PPE was the right course for me to pursue an undergrad degree in. This isn’t from a view of interest- I’m definitely interested in the course, however if my grades and subjects that I’m currently doing don’t match up with the typical PPE student, I would rather be aware of that now and either try doing something to improve my chances or find a similar degree, more suited to me.
English Lit: A*
English Lang: A*
Core Science: A
Additional Science: A
Religious Studies: A*
Welsh as a Second Language: A*
BTEC- Business Studies Level 2, Extended Diploma- D*D*
LEVEL 2 EQUIV- Additional Mathematics- Merit
Current A Levels/Predicted Grades
French: A (can achieve an A* in this)
Government & Politics: A (can achieve an A* in this)
German: A (can achieve an A* in this)
Modern World History: A
- Model United Nations
- Student Representative Council
- Bronze/Silver DofE Completed and Gold award currently being completed
- Member/Speaker in the Debate Society
- Member of the local Youth Council
- Standing for Member of UK Youth Parliament
- Will be completing an EPQ, possibly in economics, provided that would help me stand out as a candidate, especially as I don’t do any mathematics currently
- Taking part in my college’s Mock General Election
- Completing HE+ (the Cambridge scheme) in Economics, Politics and International Relations
PPE looks like such an amazing degree and I’ve had my eyes on it for quite a long time, however, if it were unlikely that I would receive a place to study it, I’d rather find a degree that I would be able to complete, which is very similar to PPE.
Thank you in advance for any advice!
PS. I’ll be applying this October, I’m currently in Lower Sixth
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