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    im decent at maths, predicted an 8, getting 7's, but i dont really enjoy it, but loadsss of uni courses have maths as a required or preferred

    so if i do take maths, would politics, maths and econ be a good combo, and what could i do with that?
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    (Original post by xnotapplicablex)
    im decent at maths, predicted an 8, getting 7's, but i dont really enjoy it, but loadsss of uni courses have maths as a required or preferred

    so if i do take maths, would politics, maths and econ be a good combo, and what could i do with that?
    Hi xnotapplicablex


    Do you have an idea of what career you would like in the future or what you would like to study at university?

    There's not really such thing a sa 'good combination' of A-levels as all will be designed to give you the skills you need for studying at University but obviously some courses do require you to have certain A-levels.

    Chris
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    (Original post by xnotapplicablex)
    im decent at maths, predicted an 8, getting 7's, but i dont really enjoy it, but loadsss of uni courses have maths as a required or preferred

    so if i do take maths, would politics, maths and econ be a good combo, and what could i do with that?
    Hi there,

    If you're not currently enjoying Maths are you sure this is a subject that you want to take forward?

    Certainly try to think about what your career goals are, if you're not enjoying maths now would you want to continue this into a career or at university?

    The combination of A-levels you have in mind could lead you to many possibilities. You could progress onto Accounting, Law, Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics, Finance and many more.

    You may find it helpful to chat with a careers adviser about your future career and your next steps either through your school or you can contact us for free and chat to an adviser online - https://nationalcareersservice.direc...ontact-us/home

    Best of luck!

    Sophie - National Careers Service
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    (Original post by xnotapplicablex)
    im decent at maths, predicted an 8, getting 7's, but i dont really enjoy it, but loadsss of uni courses have maths as a required or preferred

    so if i do take maths, would politics, maths and econ be a good combo, and what could i do with that?
    Maths is a power A level that opens up many opportunities in stem and finance when combined with another stem subject. If you dont really like it though, then consider whether you really want to take i t A level which is a big step up.


    What I suggest you do is try and id the course or career you are interested in and then see whether maths is required or not. If its not and you have a more enjoyable alternative where you think you could get a higher grade then do that.

    Have a play about with this.
    https://my.sacu-student.com/sacustud...neimg' />0

    Maths and econ will open up many financially orientated degrees..
    Also look at these links.

    https://university.which.co.uk/advic...-level-choices

    http://russellgroup.ac.uk/for-studen...l-and-college/
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    i was hoping to pursue something like business in the future, study it at uni. Can I do this without maths?
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    999tigger National Careers Service Nottingham Trent University
    i was hoping to pursue something like business in the future, study it at uni. Can I do this without maths?
    Yes, but you need to check the entrance requirements for the degree you want to do. If you have economics that should be enough. maths is a good A level but being good at GCSE doesnt always translate to a good A level grade.

    https://university.which.co.uk/advic...study-business

    Business by itself can be a bit bland so try and get into the best uni you can.
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    999tigger National Careers Service Nottingham Trent University
    i was hoping to pursue something like business in the future, study it at uni. Can I do this without maths?
    It's certainly possible, it will depend upon the university you would like to study at at what their specific entry requirements are.

    All uni's are different, some require specific grades in specific subjects others need to have achieved certain grades in any subjects.

    If you don't take Maths at A-level but keep the other subjects you mentioned and think about taking a different academic subject such as English, History etc. you should be able to progress onto a business degree.

    I hope this helps!

    Sophie - National Careers Service
 
 
 
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