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    Hello peeps,

    I am applying for University for next year and was wondering whether or not it would be smart to take Economics with one other discipline such as:

    - Economics and Politics
    - Economics and Management
    - Economics and Finance
    - Economics and Accounting, etc.

    ...Or Economics on its own.

    1) Which one gives me more Employability?
    2) Which one gives me a decent career for Monetary Interest?
    3) Which is more enjoyable or 'dull' and boring?

    Thank you for your time and response!
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    Hello peeps,

    I am applying for University for next year and was wondering whether or not it would be smart to take Economics with one other discipline such as:

    - Economics and Politics
    - Economics and Management
    - Economics and Finance
    - Economics and Accounting, etc.

    ...Or Economics on its own.

    1) Which one gives me more Employability?
    2) Which one gives me a decent career for Monetary Interest?
    3) Which is more enjoyable or 'dull' and boring?

    Thank you for your time and response!
    1) whichever you’re most likely to enjoy and fulfill your potential on
    2) see q1
    3) you need to research the various courses and decide for yourself. What someone else finds deadly dull could be your favourite topic and vice versa.

    Your success on a degree course will have more influence on your chances of success career wise. And your chances of succeeding at a degree are heavily influenced by your own personal interests and self motivation to study. Don’t pick something you’re not interested in out of a misguided idea that it will make you more employable.
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    1) whichever you’re most likely to enjoy and fulfill your potential on
    2) see q1
    3) you need to research the various courses and decide for yourself. What someone else finds deadly dull could be your favourite topic and vice versa.

    Your success on a degree course will have more influence on your chances of success career wise. And your chances of succeeding at a degree are heavily influenced by your own personal interests and self motivation to study. Don’t pick something you’re not interested in out of a misguided idea that it will make you more employable.
    First of all, thank you for your response.
    What you've said is absolutely true.

    Economics is a topic I genuinely enjoy in and outside the classroom.
    I am just uncertain because at the same time, I am just as keen in the politics and business world.

    When I talk about Employability, and Money, I don't intend to portray my hunger for Money above my enjoyment. What's the point of going to work if you don't enjoy it?

    Realistically, I already enjoy studying Economics, talking about politics with my father and teachers, etc. However, it is important to weigh in other aspects, and which will benefit me in the long-term.

    Which course will give me a better edge in terms of employability and open many career doors?
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    First of all, thank you for your response.
    What you've said is absolutely true.

    Economics is a topic I genuinely enjoy in and outside the classroom.
    I am just uncertain because at the same time, I am just as keen in the politics and business world.

    When I talk about Employability, and Money, I don't intend to portray my hunger for Money above my enjoyment. What's the point of going to work if you don't enjoy it?

    Realistically, I already enjoy studying Economics, talking about politics with my father and teachers, etc. However, it is important to weigh in other aspects, and which will benefit me in the long-term.

    Which course will give me a better edge in terms of employability and open many career doors?
    If you're looking for a degree that will offer you flexibility to study politics and other topics then there's plenty out there. Many PPE courses will offer a range of flexibility and some single honours econ courses will allow you to take up to 1/4 of your modules outside economics.

    You're going to have to do your own research on this - visit universities, read course DETAILS (ie specific modules and options available). Find out what suits you.
 
 
 

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