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    Hey, I'm wondering what the job opportunities are like in England compared to Scotland. Currently a scottish student with a conditional to Nottingham (AAB at adv. highers) and an unconditional to Edinburgh. If I chose Edinburgh would I end up finishing uni and struggle to find a job in comparison to Nottingham?
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    Not really. There are more job opportunities in England, but there are more students vying for those jobs. It's hard for everybody to get jobs right now anyway.
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    (Original post by Fraser11111)
    Hey, I'm wondering what the job opportunities are like in England compared to Scotland. Currently a scottish student with a conditional to Nottingham (AAB at adv. highers) and an unconditional to Edinburgh. If I chose Edinburgh would I end up finishing uni and struggle to find a job in comparison to Nottingham?
    Several things you need to consider. First, finances. Going to university in Nottingham will cost more than going to Edinburgh (not sure when fees change, but it will still be more than "free"). Second, jurisdiction. If you wish to practice in Scotland after you finish, stay in Scotland for uni. If you wish to practice in England--where there are more legal jobs, and where you can be a barrister without becoming a solicitor first--go to England. If you're not sure, it's easier and cheaper to study in Scotland and then do the GDL, than to study in England and then have to do a two-year graduate LLB in Scotland. I don't know much about the Scottish legal market atm. It's tough everywhere, and I don't think either will make it particularly more/less difficult to find a legal job. They're both top-ranked unis. I think the finance and jurisdiciton questions are more important.
 
 
 
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