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    So I'm in my second year studying law at Cardiff University and my parents have told me they would help me out with funding if I wished to do a second degree. I really want to do this, specifically in politics.

    My A Levels are AAB (History: Psychology: Sociology) as well as the Welsh Bacc.

    Provided I get a 2.1/first in my current degree - would I have perhaps more of a chance of getting into more elite universities? And what ones should I perhaps try for?

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    (Original post by Miracle Day)
    So I'm in my second year studying law at Cardiff University and my parents have told me they would help me out with funding if I wished to do a second degree. I really want to do this, specifically in politics.

    My A Levels are AAB (History: Psychology: Sociology) as well as the Welsh Bacc.

    Provided I get a 2.1/first in my current degree - would I have perhaps more of a chance of getting into more elite universities? And what ones should I perhaps try for?

    Thanks.
    Well have a look on league tables and think of the unis you visited when you were applying for law and if there were any you wished you had gone to
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    (Original post by Miracle Day)
    So I'm in my second year studying law at Cardiff University and my parents have told me they would help me out with funding if I wished to do a second degree. I really want to do this, specifically in politics.

    My A Levels are AAB (History: Psychology: Sociology) as well as the Welsh Bacc.

    Provided I get a 2.1/first in my current degree - would I have perhaps more of a chance of getting into more elite universities? And what ones should I perhaps try for?

    Thanks.
    Just checking that your parents know they will have to pay your fees as well, upfront.
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    Are you sure that doing a master's in politics wouldn't be a better option? It will be shorter, a higher level qualification, and there will be some form of student loan system in place (the finer details are still being thrashed out)

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    (Original post by Miracle Day)
    So I'm in my second year studying law at Cardiff University and my parents have told me they would help me out with funding if I wished to do a second degree. I really want to do this, specifically in politics.

    My A Levels are AAB (History: Psychology: Sociology) as well as the Welsh Bacc.

    Provided I get a 2.1/first in my current degree - would I have perhaps more of a chance of getting into more elite universities? And what ones should I perhaps try for?

    Thanks.
    How will a second degree in Politics help you?
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    (Original post by Origami Bullets)
    Are you sure that doing a master's in politics wouldn't be a better option? It will be shorter, a higher level qualification, and there will be some form of student loan system in place (the finer details are still being thrashed out)

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    This really.

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    How will a second degree in Politics help you?
    I'm curious as well.

    I'm doing a second degree OP; unfortunately for me, in order to be qualified with a professional body, I need the degree. Though the latter is extra for me, I really don't have much of a choice.
 
 
 

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