By Andy Gardner (Careers Adviser)|08 January 2013|1 min read
If you’re thinking of taking a maths degree, you’re probably already aware that A-level maths is an absolute must-have. But what are the best subjects to combine it with? Read on…
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If you’re planning to study maths at university, you may find that combining your A-level in maths with certain other subjects is a useful way to prepare for degree study. And it’s not just further maths that will complement your maths A-level – IT and a science subject could help too.
The following requirements also apply to degrees in statistics.
Essential A-levels (or equivalent)
Maths, sometimes further maths
Useful A-levels (or equivalent)
Other typical A-levels taken by current maths students
IT and computing.
Take a look at individual maths courses on Which? University to find out the most popular subjects studied before taking maths at university.
Bear in mind that even similar subjects such as those above could still have different A-level requirements to maths, so if you want to keep your degree options open, be sure to check the entry requirements of specific courses before you finalise your choices.
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