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    (Original post by Stricof)
    Okay, right - I've applied for LSE to do Economics

    You need a A grade in maths - this may be raised to an A*, within the next few years.
    You then need some 'traditional' subjects, because with Economics at LSE - you'd better get it right because of the 1200 applicants to 250 places.

    If you think you would like to study Economics at university like LSE but you are not sure which one, then Mathematics is compulsory and English Literature, History, Languages are good ‘keystone’ subjects: choosing one or more of these will provide a good foundation for your subject combination.
    Other good choices to combine these subjects with include: an additional Language, Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Economics, Further Mathematics, Geography, Philosophy, Religious Studies and sciences (Biology, Chemistry or Physics). I recommend having your other 2-3 subjects, apart from maths, being one of these.

    I'm serious when I say that if you don't have an A grade in mathematics you will not get a place on the course. Competition is so high.

    Click this link for LSE
    Be weary that you may need 4 As for LSE of A*AA for LSE because of competition; the higher the better really.

    Also, look at this link for LSE
    and I will quote the most important part of the link to you


    I do not recommend having any of those subjects at A level
    Also, you sya you don't like maths...remember that the actual topics - Macroeconomics is very mathematical. Sometimes Microeconomics is mathematical and I have seen that you need to know your maths to ease the pain. Remember though, you don't have to do Economics at A level to do it at university; but once again - it eases the pain.
    Good luck

    Thanks for the advice.......
    I am thinking about picking this

    Maths
    psyics
    English lit or lang (does it matter which 1 u pick???)
    geography or RS

    i don't dislike maths, its just that i heard it is extremely hard, there are people who got A* at GCSE but are struggling to get a good grade at Alevel, so how can i do it with a B+. i am hard working so i might be able to do it.

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    Mathematics is a subject that you don't need a teacher for. As long as you have the right combination of books and you self-teach yourself an A grade is no problem at all. That's what happened to me, except that I was gifted in Maths, having achieved an A* in Maths in Year 10 November. Now I need 48% in my lat exam to get an A in A level maths and theres the burden off of me.
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    Thanks for the advice.......
    I am thinking about picking this

    Maths
    psyics
    English lit or lang (does it matter which 1 u pick???)
    geography or RS

    i don't dislike maths, its just that i heard it is extremely hard, there are people who got A* at GCSE but are struggling to get a good grade at Alevel, so how can i do it with a B+. i am hard working so i might be able to do it.

    reply bk. fnx :confused:
    Okay, right...
    Some people find Maths hard, others do not.
    However, you are going to need A grade Mathematics (which they may push up to A* soon like UCL and Cambridge)

    As for the subjects...
    Maths, Physics, English literature and Geography/RS seems fine.
    Oh and yes it does matter which English you pick.
    I am going to reinforce the point - You need an A grade in maths to do economics - Otherwise you will be rejected.
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    (Original post by Miss I)
    Thanks for the advice.......
    I am thinking about picking this

    Maths
    psyics
    English lit or lang (does it matter which 1 u pick???)
    geography or RS

    i don't dislike maths, its just that i heard it is extremely hard, there are people who got A* at GCSE but are struggling to get a good grade at Alevel, so how can i do it with a B+. i am hard working so i might be able to do it.

    reply bk. fnx :confused:
    Do Maths A-level: if that goes badly that is a stromg sign that an Economics degree at a top uni is a bad idea.
    Check out:
    i) The A-level strength thread in this forum
    ii) The sticky threads in the economics forum.
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    I NEED MAJOR HELP and i need a reply NOW

    I want to do economics in uni bt i don't know what alevel to pick, my school doesn't do further maths or economics, so far the only i want to do

    maths
    english lit
    r.e

    i want to do another subject is well bt wht

    HELP, i need 2 choose 2 day
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    I NEED MAJOR HELP AND FAST please

    My school does not do further maths or economics for alevels.

    so far i'm doing

    maths
    english lit
    r.e


    what should be my last alevel. any suggestions plz

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    (Original post by Miss I)
    I NEED MAJOR HELP AND FAST please

    My school does not do further maths or economics for alevels.

    so far i'm doing

    maths
    english lit
    r.e


    what should be my last alevel. any suggestions plz

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    What were your GCSE subjects and grades?
    and what subjects do you like and are you good at?
 
 
 
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