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    Before anyone says anything like 'Law! Get ready for a job at McDonald's with a music degree!' or 'Music! Don't become a corporate sell-out!' just have a read of my dilemma

    I have played piano and cello most of my life and performing and learning about music thrills me, relaxes me and excites me all at the same time. Someone once asked me if money wasn't an issue at all what job would I have and I said 'instrumental teacher'. So yes, taking money out of the equation, I'd choose music in a heartbeat...BUT

    ...I have had an interest in law for the past few years in secondary school and obviously it is a more secure degree which leads to a more steady degree.

    It's always just been me and my mum and she always talks about how she can't wait for when she's old and I'm rich and I can look after her but I can just imagine if I don't go for a career in music I'll regret it for the rest of my life wondering 'what if?'

    I'm not looking for someone to make the decision for me...just a couple of helpful hints to help me reach a decision?

    Surely you can do law and still have music as a big part in your life?

    Music, then do the Graduate Diploma in Law?

    oh, you'll still need to get high A-levels, at least ABB, possibly even AAB, to make it past the filters for city firms.

    Why not do a combined/ joint degree, or a major-minor maybe...?
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