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Will it matter if I drop a subject?

I am currently doing four A levels: Geography, Business, Sociology and 3-D Design. I would like to know, if I drop Geography, will it limit my chances of get into university to do a Business degree at a Russell Group University?
Answered by Alison Patterson
Hi Oliver,

Check entry requirements, including any statements about preferred subjects.

For Business, it is most likely to be an issue only at the most competitive institutions or if you are borderline on grades.

To make sure, you must check the course entry requirements either using the university websites or a course chooser:

www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/courses/search

search.ucas.com/search/providers?Vac=1&AvailableIn...1

Also, look at the Russell Group's Informed Choices:

www.russellgroup.ac.uk/media/5272/informedchoices-...f

See page 42 of the above document for comments about A level subjects for Business courses.

Also read about Facilitating subjects (around page 28 onward).

Hope this helps!
CUG

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