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Definitely want to do Maths and Economics. Can't decide on 3rd - narrowed it down to Psychology, Geography or PE. Any advice welcome.
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I am exactly in the same situation as you. I have fully decided on maths and economics, however, as for my third subject, I am still considering between further maths, accounting and business studies.

TBH it all depends on what interests you the most and what will help your career. Good luck!
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I've been advised not to do Economics and Business Studies together
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I am exactly in the same situation as you. I have fully decided on maths and economics, however, as for my third subject, I am still considering between further maths, accounting and business studies.

TBH it all depends on what interests you the most and what will help your career. Good luck!
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Same here. Apparently, universities consider them the same.
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I've been advised not to do Economics and Business Studies together
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Do further maths if you like maths and do psychology if you don’t like coursework (as I believe geography has a long coursework)

I did maths, Further Maths and economics and just finished my a levels btw
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if i was you i would do Geography it links well with Economics
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(Original post by HMDN12)
Definitely want to do Maths and Economics. Can't decide on 3rd - narrowed it down to Psychology, Geography or PE. Any advice welcome.
It depends a lot on your career aspirations but if you want to go to a top uni I would be wary about choosing PE. If you might want to choose Maths or Economics at uni, Further Maths would be better - but out of the ones you have listed, I would rate them Geography, Psychology, PE.
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Thanks. Also heard some unis think Maths, Further Maths and Economics too narrow.
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Do further maths if you like maths and do psychology if you don’t like coursework (as I believe geography has a long coursework)

I did maths, Further Maths and economics and just finished my a levels btw
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Thanks. Also heard some unis think Maths, Further Maths and Economics too narrow.
That is not true if you want to study Maths or Economics, the combination is fine even for Cambridge. You can check by emailing or phoning Admissions at any unis you are considering
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Geography or psychology will be more highly regarded than PE, and opens up more doors for you.
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Think it's LSE that don't like it
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That is not true if you want to study Maths or Economics, the combination is fine even for Cambridge. You can check by emailing or phoning Admissions at any unis you are considering
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Think it's LSE that don't like it - will check
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That is not true if you want to study Maths or Economics, the combination is fine even for Cambridge. You can check by emailing or phoning Admissions at any unis you are considering
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Think it's LSE that don't like it - will check
LSE have indicated that they have a problem with it in the past but this is what it currently says on their website for the BSc Economics "Further Mathematics at A or AS level is a valuable indicator of potential and if taken at A level is acceptable as one of the three subjects".

But you can check with their Admissions if LSE is a likely option for you.
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http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Un...ns-Information
It says Maths, Further Maths + essay writing subject ok. Is Economics an essay writing subject?
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LSE have indicated that they have a problem with it in the past but this is what it currently says on their website for the BSc Economics "Further Mathematics at A or AS level is a valuable indicator of potential and if taken at A level is acceptable as one of the three subjects".

But you can check with their Admissions if LSE is a likely option for you.
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http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Un...ns-Information
It says Maths, Further Maths + essay writing subject ok. Is Economics an essay writing subject?
Well it is and it isn't - you would write short essays in Economics but not the sort of thing you would write in English Lit or History. I can't imagine Economics not being acceptable but check with Admissions if you're worried or better still, attend an LSE Open Day.

The bit I quoted in bold was taken from the BSc Economics page btw, not a page giving general admissions advice
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I did Maths, Economics Spanish and Media, so I kind of get it.
Maths will take up a bit of time so I would suggest doing something you enjoy (so I picked Media). I think Geography and Psychology are better options, merely because they broaden your options and build helpful skills like research and essay writing skills. Geography would go very well with Economics, but Psychology is a big hit in my school - people are always telling me it’s very interesting.
I would suggest trying to take on all 4 (Geography, Economics, Psychology and Maths) and you can drop one you don’t like at the start of year 12 or the end of year 12. I’m so glad I was able to do that because it allowed me to drop a subject I despised (maths!). If you feel it may be too much then I will still suggest Geography or Psychology.
Best of luck x
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Thanks. Also heard some unis think Maths, Further Maths and Economics too narrow.
No. I got offers from top unis with that
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