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    and what you went into after completing your degree?

    as an ex biomed student (prospective law student) I would like all the ins and outs of the this course.

    any help much appreciated
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    (Original post by R.a_1)
    and what you went into after completing your degree?

    as an ex biomed student (prospective law student) I would like all the ins and outs of the this course.

    any help much appreciated
    Are you planning on taking the full 3-year course or the GDL?
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    Full LLB law
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    Just done my first year, and my advice would be do something else at undergraduate.
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    (Original post by Cutmeloose)
    Just done my first year, and my advice would be do something else at undergraduate.
    whys that?
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    I did law, just finishing the LPC, going to a corporate firm.

    Law is quite a lot of work but can be interesting, I don't regret doing it but imagine I would have enjoyed other subjects (notably history) as much. Basically I made the right decision through luck, if I'd researched it more I'd have come to the same conclusion but it'd be a lot closer run thing. I then got lucky in that my personality is such that I didn't let myself become bogged down in law in first year, translation I'm lazy, whereas a lot of lawyers spend all their time on the subject and miss out on the opportunities uni offers, which probably wouldn't happen if they did history or politics for example.

    The disadvantage is you start lots of quite different and broad subjects each year, there's not much building on existing knowledge, just existing skills. The upshot of this is that you spend the first term of most subjects learning lots of technical stuff in order to allow you to then get in to forming an opinion on it and actually thinking critically about it in the second term. This contrasts to other subjects where you become gradually more specialised through the degree, focussing on quite a narrow section of the subject by final year and thus having a fair amount of cross fertilisation between your modules. However, when you get through this it can be really interesting (albeit there's usually one subject you'll just find dull).

    Also, be sure you like reading and you're good at it, because you're going to be doing a lot of it.
 
 
 
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