HELP - Is there anyone here that took 3 A levels where one of them is Further Maths

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KHNG1302
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I'm facing a current problem that I have taken 4 AS-levels. Physics, Maths, Further Maths and Computer Science. I am considering to drop Comp Sci in favour for the other 3 but have heard counter arguments that IF I take Further Maths, I need to take a 4th A-level as M + FM is regarded as a '1.5 A-Levels' sort of - in various schools.

Is this true? Do I have to take a 4th A-level to compensate the fact that I'm doing 2 maths and would it hurt my chances to get into schools of my desire (Oxford, Manchester, Bath, etc.) if I'm doing only 3 A-Levels (that is after dropping Comp Sci)?

Thanks so much in advance
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It depends some maths and physics degrees count maths and fm separately. Check the unis website of the courses you want to do and see if they allow it
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I do the same A Levels as you except I do Chemistry instead of CompSci (self study CompSci at home).

You'll be fine, however this depends on the intended degree you choose to pursue, the only instances where I've seen Unis consider FM and M as a single A Level is in the context of Medical Schools, (which is, from looking at your A Levels, probably not a degree you intend on pursuing,) and some straight Maths degrees, however this policy varies from uni to uni, check online.
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(Original post by AryanGh)
I do the same A Levels as you except I do Chemistry instead of CompSci (self study CompSci at home).

You'll be fine, however this depends on the intended degree you choose to pursue, the only instances where I've seen Unis consider FM and M as a single A Level is in the context of Medical Schools, (which is, from looking at your A Levels, probably not a degree you intend on pursuing,) and some straight Maths degrees, however this policy varies from uni to uni, check online.
Thanks so much! I will write some emails to ask them specifically about this issue.
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(Original post by musa_tal)
It depends some maths and physics degrees count maths and fm separately. Check the unis website of the courses you want to do and see if they allow it
Thank you, I will question them further
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