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    Hi,

    I was just wondering what are the best uni's for economics that don't require maths?

    I already know about exeter and york and i think loughborough, wha other decent universities are there?

    thanks
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    i know manchester and birmingham are alright, and they just require A at gcse
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    Most of the good universities that have BSc Economics definitly need maths, some middle univerisities that have BA Economics will not need maths, BA Economics usually means there is not much mathematical content unless it's oxford, durham, scotland universities, and i think there are a couple of other exceptions, exeter you need maths, it is BA for some reason i dont know why
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    majority of Ba courses excluding oxbridge and durham
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    birmingham needs a level maths if you want to actually get an offer

    for BA Econ at manchester you get a lower offer if you have studied maths at a level, but it is known for people to get offers without having maths a level
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    Exeter, Southampton, Birmingham, Essex, Sheffield.. those were my 5 choices because I didn't have higher maths.
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    (Original post by FreddySaint)
    Hi,

    I was just wondering what are the best uni's for economics that don't require maths?

    I already know about exeter and york and i think loughborough, wha other decent universities are there?

    thanks
    TAELT 2010 gives the Math requirement status for all UK Univeristies.
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    (Original post by neomilan)
    Most of the good universities that have BSc Economics definitly need maths, some middle univerisities that have BA Economics will not need maths, BA Economics usually means there is not much mathematical content unless it's oxford, durham, scotland universities, and i think there are a couple of other exceptions, exeter you need maths, it is BA for some reason i dont know why
    Incorrect. You don't need Maths for the standard BA Economics at Exeter. You need it for BA Economics with Econometrics now (don't think this used to be the case - I didn't actually apply for that course though, changed before results).
    You need an A at GCSE, that's all.
    I don't think Exeter's BA is much different to a BSc at other universities. The structure is fairly odd, though. We have BA Business Economics for the less mathematically inclined.
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    Ive applied for economics but also hate maths, Leicester entry requirements for BA Economics L100 are ABB, with a grade B in GCSE MAths.

    MAnchester Uni you need AAB, grade B in GCSE MAths for the same course

    if you haven't got at least a grade B in GCSE MAths you probs wont get into a half decent uni
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    (Original post by neomilan)
    Most of the good universities that have BSc Economics definitly need maths, some middle univerisities that have BA Economics will not need maths, BA Economics usually means there is not much mathematical content unless it's oxford, durham, scotland universities, and i think there are a couple of other exceptions, exeter you need maths, it is BA for some reason i dont know why
    Incorrect on the point of Exeter; you only need GCSE Mathematics at grade A.

    Also, I am sceptical as to exactly how mathematical the courses are at Durham and in Scotland. I know for certain the level of econometrics covered is very limited, and additionally in the cases of the Scottish universities (except for Edinburgh which only this year has started to require AS/A-Level Maths), they only require GCSE Maths, and Durham only requires AS-Level Maths.
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    (Original post by neomilan)
    birmingham needs a level maths if you want to actually get an offer
    Incorrect. While having AS/A-Level Maths is certainly a boost to your application, they do indeed accept people with GCSE Maths at grade A. What you've said implies you won't get an offer unless you have A-Level Maths which simply isn't true.

    (On arrival students are put into two different streams, those with A-Level Maths and those without.)
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    (Original post by Sam...)
    Exeter, Southampton, Birmingham, Essex, Sheffield.. those were my 5 choices because I didn't have higher maths.
    At Southampton, for BSc Economics, you need at least AS-Level Maths. Your course, however, doesn't require it since it is administered by the Politics and International Relations Division.
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    Just because an economics programme includes a course titled "Econometrics", doesnt imply that program is "very mathematical".
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    Nottingham uni dosen't require A level maths to do straight up economics and you can do either the BA or BSc depending on what moduals you take regardless of A level maths
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    i got offer from bham without a level maths, predicted AAA though, ict, geog and eco
 
 
 
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