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Hi,

I want to do an English degree with the option to do a law conversion at the end of it. However, does the degree have to be specifically an 'English Literature' course? Or can I do a course such as English and American studies or English and Journalism and still be able to do an extended year for law?

Any help would be great!
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too many law grads!!!
i suggest you do quantity surveig conversion course
lot of demand for little amount of workers

average median salary is like 41k

you can earn 60k+ managing million pound building projects hen your 40-50

if you dont believe me check on reed

most non top russel group gdl conversion end up working on high street/ paralegals

i suggest you take my advice, as a surveryor you get to go outside(not a office job)
you get to meet people and travel, do to very high demand and low supply

hopefully i have saved you regret and remember this day
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(Original post by R3cognize)
Hi,

I want to do an English degree with the option to do a law conversion at the end of it. However, does the degree have to be specifically an 'English Literature' course? Or can I do a course such as English and American studies or English and Journalism and still be able to do an extended year for law?

Any help would be great!
Unless your degree is on this list you will have to do the conversion course (GDL).

In order to do the GDL you simply have to have a recognised degree so far as I'm aware, which any university will award.

However, beware Law is a conservative and traditional profession. A hefty amount of, though by no means all, trainee solicitors and pupil barristers are drawn from well established 'top', read well established Russell Group and equivalent, universities and have studied 'traditional' subjects.

English Lit would definitely fall into this category, with American Studies would be fine I think too. With Journalism maybe a little dicier, as much because of the institutions that offer it as anything. Do whatever you enjoy though as you will need to get at least a 2:1. Also, be aware a lot of the larger law firms have minimum A Level grades, normally AAB or ABB.
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Thanks for the help, appreciate it.
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