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    Is economics a math based degree* ( with more problem solving than theory to learn by heart ) or a more theory based ( with more theoretical units than maths and statistics problems to solve* ) ? Thank you 😊
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    This is all dependant on whether you decide to study a BSc - Bachelor of the Sciences or a BA - Bachelor of the Arts degree, and is also somewhat dependant on the university.

    Regardless, typically a BSc is more Maths orientated than a BA.

    If in doubt, look up a few universities' requirements in terms of A-levels; if they do not require Maths at A-level, they tend to be more theory based.
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    Even if the BA course has maths as a specific GCSE requirement , that means that the degree is more math based ?
    Thank you in advance !

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    Degree economics typically has much more maths than A level economics. Statistical numeracy is used throughout. Some modules are just applied maths - often called quantitive methods, and econometrics. Other modules are essay based, such as history of economic thought. There are also optional modules and you can pick those with more or less maths to suit your preference. It is a subject that is part maths, part essay. That is why its interesting!
    As previous responders have said, BA courses generally have less maths, although there will be some, and BSc has more. For any course, look at the modules to see the content. You could also ask a uni which econometrics book they use and check it out beforehand to see the level. Entry reqs also give a clue to the maths expectation. Some courses require A level maths, and others just want a good GCSE. Good luck choosing.
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