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    I really want to do Economics at university but I don't have the GCSE requirements for maths, I got a C and almost all university ask for a grade B or above. Having to look at Business degrees instead when really it's Economics I want to pursue 😭 The A level requirements aren't a problem, I've been predicted to get A's. So if I got 3 A's on my A level, could I phone the university up and try to plee to get onto the course?
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    (Original post by renerowe147)
    I really want to do Economics at university but I don't have the GCSE requirements for maths, I got a C and almost all university ask for a grade B or above. Having to look at Business degrees instead when really it's Economics I want to pursue 😭 The A level requirements aren't a problem, I've been predicted to get A's. So if I got 3 A's on my A level, could I phone the university up and try to plee to get onto the course?
    Universities tend to be strict on their GCSE requirements. Redo your maths GCSE in a gap year, and reapply to Economics courses.

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    Plees dont work. Unis want concrete evidence of your maths ability not a pathetic phone call.

    You can retake Maths GCSE alongside your A levels, or you could do an extra AS.
    You could even do this after your A levels and work while you do it.

    If that sounds like too much hard-work/effort than forget Economics - that involves hard work and commitment as well,

    Lots of info here about Applying for Economics : https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Economics_Degree
 
 
 
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