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Im going to apply to do law at either oxford or cambridge but i cant decide between them. i know that the oxford course is more theoretical and at cambridge, there are less compulsory modules and you can change to a different subject after Part1. However, what other info should i know that would help me make a choice, or is it best to just choose based on which town/uni you prefer?
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the courses at both universities are, indeed very different. If you know the difference between the courses, then you've already achieved 50%. Secondly, you should maybe see what town you prefer? Do you prefer the colleges at Cambridge more than at Oxford? or vice-versa? etc...
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could you state some of the differences
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This should help:

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I hope that was of use!
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(Original post by alison_141288)
Im going to apply to do law at either oxford or cambridge but i cant decide between them. i know that the oxford course is more theoretical and at cambridge, there are less compulsory modules and you can change to a different subject after Part1. However, what other info should i know that would help me make a choice, or is it best to just choose based on which town/uni you prefer?
Any employer will be impressed with an Oxbridge law degree.

There's a very short supply of people with excellent law degrees, so it probably doesn't matter much whether you go to Cambridge or Oxford, or, for that matter, to the excellent courses at the LSE and UCL, or Durham. All have excellent claims to be outstanding; the relative ranking could change while you're studying.

Personally I'd work out which town you're happier to be in, rather than splitting hairs over infinitesimal ranking differences which can be skewed by irrelevances.

Spend the time you save reading law books so you stand the best chance of coming across as smart at interview.
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(Original post by alison_141288)
Im going to apply to do law at either oxford or cambridge but i cant decide between them. i know that the oxford course is more theoretical and at cambridge, there are less compulsory modules and you can change to a different subject after Part1. However, what other info should i know that would help me make a choice, or is it best to just choose based on which town/uni you prefer?
See this thread.
A person (PDJM ) who has studied law at both Cambridge and Oxford discusses the issues in some depth.
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=265529
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lol is this the first thread ever to exist on TSR?
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