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Do unis dislike econ and business combo????

Hi I’m doing currently maths, fm, econ, business at AS. I really enjoyed maths, econ and business at as but I found fm too time consuming (the exam board I do also has no specific resources for any units so it was hard to do ppq since aqa and Edexcel are quite different) and a little hard to apply knowledge so I decided I want to stop it. I was wondering do unis dislike econ and business I want to do accounting and finance at uni such as Queens uni Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle, Leicester, Edinburgh do u mind if I do those 3 subjects cause I have a really good shot getting predicted A*A*A (A in maths)
Original post by Www.NîckName.con
Hi I’m doing currently maths, fm, econ, business at AS. I really enjoyed maths, econ and business at as but I found fm too time consuming (the exam board I do also has no specific resources for any units so it was hard to do ppq since aqa and Edexcel are quite different) and a little hard to apply knowledge so I decided I want to stop it. I was wondering do unis dislike econ and business I want to do accounting and finance at uni such as Queens uni Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle, Leicester, Edinburgh do u mind if I do those 3 subjects cause I have a really good shot getting predicted A*A*A (A in maths)

Hey!

Various universities have different course structures, for example, some of them prefer having only one subject per degree (such as Business Management, Economics, Accounting, Finance, etc.) while others let you mix them up and essentially study 2-3 different subjects in the same degree. At the University of Essex, courses could be really mixed, depending on your personal interests, and since you are choosing between Accounting & Finance as well as Business & Economics, I would suggest checking our Economics Department and Essex Business School pages (you just might find that perfect combo🤩)

Hope this helps!

Essex Student Rep - Renaldas🚀
Thanks I’ll keep that in my options
Original post by EssexStudentRep
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This is not what the OP was asking. They were asking if the combination of A-level Business Studies and A-level Economics may make them less competitive for some degree programmes at some universities.
Original post by Www.NîckName.con
Hi I’m doing currently maths, fm, econ, business at AS. I really enjoyed maths, econ and business at as but I found fm too time consuming (the exam board I do also has no specific resources for any units so it was hard to do ppq since aqa and Edexcel are quite different) and a little hard to apply knowledge so I decided I want to stop it. I was wondering do unis dislike econ and business I want to do accounting and finance at uni such as Queens uni Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle, Leicester, Edinburgh do u mind if I do those 3 subjects cause I have a really good shot getting predicted A*A*A (A in maths)

Essentially it depends on the uni. Historically it was an issue as a lot of unis did not like the combination of business studies and economics at A-level as a combination of just 3 A-levels, due to overlapping content between the former. Nowadays fewer unis specifically state a policy regarding this so in principle you would at least be considered. You should check each university's requirements and admissions pages to see if they do have any issues with the combination, and if uncertain contact them directly.

Off the top of my head I know that LSE consider it less competitive for example though.
Original post by artful_lounger
Essentially it depends on the uni. Historically it was an issue as a lot of unis did not like the combination of business studies and economics at A-level as a combination of just 3 A-levels, due to overlapping content between the former. Nowadays fewer unis specifically state a policy regarding this so in principle you would at least be considered. You should check each university's requirements and admissions pages to see if they do have any issues with the combination, and if uncertain contact them directly.
Off the top of my head I know that LSE consider it less competitive for example though.
Thanks so much I was stressing myself over a potential scenario
Original post by Www.NîckName.con
Hi I’m doing currently maths, fm, econ, business at AS. I really enjoyed maths, econ and business at as but I found fm too time consuming (the exam board I do also has no specific resources for any units so it was hard to do ppq since aqa and Edexcel are quite different) and a little hard to apply knowledge so I decided I want to stop it. I was wondering do unis dislike econ and business I want to do accounting and finance at uni such as Queens uni Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle, Leicester, Edinburgh do u mind if I do those 3 subjects cause I have a really good shot getting predicted A*A*A (A in maths)
Hello @Www.NîckName.con

It's great to hear that you're considering Accounting and Finance at the University of Leicester. We value a well-rounded education and recognise the importance of subjects like Economics and Business in preparing students for the field of finance. Your combination of Maths, Economics, and Business at AS level demonstrates a strong foundation for Accounting and Finance.

However, I can assure you that at Leicester, we welcome applicants with diverse academic backgrounds, including those who have studied subjects like Economics and Business alongside Maths. If you have any further questions or need more information, feel free to reach out.

Sumayyah
Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience

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