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    i have just chosen my AS/A level courses but im not so sure about them. I've chosen to do:

    1.business studies
    2.psychology
    3.law
    4sociology

    is this a good mix or should i include more 'academic' subjects like english or history etc? x :confused:
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    (Original post by lola.j.)
    i have just chosen my AS/A level courses but im not so sure about them. I've chosen to do:

    1.business studies
    2.psychology
    3.law
    4sociology

    is this a good mix or should i include more 'academic' subjects like english or history etc? x :confused:
    Depends what you wanna do at uni/which uni you wanna go to.
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    (Original post by imasillynarb)
    Depends what you wanna do at uni/which uni you wanna go to.
    either Bristol Uni or Cardiff to do either law or psychology. i'm worried about the courses i've chosen cuz i'v only studied 1 of them b4, the other 3 r all new.
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    (Original post by lola.j.)
    i have just chosen my AS/A level courses but im not so sure about them. I've chosen to do:

    1.business studies
    2.psychology
    3.law
    4sociology

    is this a good mix or should i include more 'academic' subjects like english or history etc? x :confused:
    If you want to do law or pschy. then It is best to include a language and english subject/history into it.

    Rub off business studies and sociology, its not related much. And Law AS is not such a good choice for a University placement.

    Check the prospectus of the unis you want to apply to.
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    (Original post by lola.j.)
    either Bristol Uni or Cardiff to do either law or psychology. i'm worried about the courses i've chosen cuz i'v only studied 1 of them b4, the other 3 r all new.
    you won't get into either to do law easily, as you'll be competing against people who have done 3 or 4 academic subjects to a-level and have a whole host of other activities. can i also sugest something like brick laying, which won't require typing/writing skills?
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    (Original post by 2776)
    If you want to do law or pschy. then It is best to include a language and english subject/history into it.

    Rub off business studies and sociology, its not related much. And Law AS is not such a good choice for a University placement.

    Check the prospectus of the unis you want to apply to.
    how come law isn't much good for uni placements? i've been told that buy loads of people but don't get why? x
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    From what I've read, Law at A-level is over simplified and uni's prefer to teach it in their own way ect

    What are your predicted grades at gcse/what subjects are you good at? It might be easier to make a decision based on what you're good at/enjoy as well as what a uni wants.
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    (Original post by lola.j.)
    how come law isn't much good for uni placements? i've been told that buy loads of people but don't get why? x
    Instead of law AS, do a good 4 week TOTAL Law work experience placement with different law firms and departments
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    (Original post by LS.)
    From what I've read, Law at A-level is over simplified and uni's prefer to teach it in their own way ect

    Yeah, the universities like a 'blank slate' so to speak. For law, especially at top unis like Bristol and Cardiff, you want academic subjects - I'd probably recommend English AND History, and I'd certainly abandon Law AS - 2776 is right, they massively prefer a good work placement to show your enthusiasm.
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    Wouldn't French, English, History and Maths be better for Law?

    EDIT: English Lit.
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    do english lit, history, maths and physocolgy - thats what u wanna do
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    Thanks 2every1 who posted their thoughts on my little worry. I've now decided to drop law + do english instead! hope it pays off! thanks again x
 
 
 

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