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    The two uni courses I can see myself doing are either politics(or politics w/ history) or psychology. I want to get a masters in political psychology.
    I’m definitely taking Modern History and Psychology at A-Level but I can’t decide between sociology and economics for my third.
    If I decided to take psychology at uni, how could I explain the link between economics and psychology in my personal statement?

    Economics is far more valued by universities than sociology, more interesting too.
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    Sociology and Economics are both acceptable by universities. Economics may be slightly more relevant on the politics side, and there is a great deal of research in economic decision making as well. Sociology, while tangentially related to some specific areas of psychology and with some more broad areas of interest in common with politics, is still less directly relevant than economics is to politics and only slightly less than with psychology.

    More generally, I'd consider that at the A-level standard the Economics material is more useful for your future plans, as you will probably cover similar sociological content in various guises at uni at a more advanced level on such courses anyway (whereas economics you can't go much further without calculus).
    • Thread Starter

    Thank you! Do you think I’d be able to make a tangible link between psychology and economics?
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