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    I've been considering taking up law, but I don't have a history GCSE - will good/top universities still consider law applicants if they didn't study past KS3 history? I have 10 A* GCSEs, five of which are for languages, so I'm thinking that would help a little, but I'm just concerned about career prospects regarding law.

    If law definitely won't take me, here are my GCSE subjects - would really appreciate some careers advice with these:
    - English Lit
    - English Lang
    - Maths
    - Further Maths
    - Double Science
    - Geography
    - Chinese
    - French
    - Spanish

    Thanks so much
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    They won't even slightly care.


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    (Original post by bantasaurusrex)
    I've been considering taking up law, but I don't have a history GCSE - will good/top universities still consider law applicants if they didn't study past KS3 history? I have 10 A* GCSEs, five of which are for languages, so I'm thinking that would help a little, but I'm just concerned about career prospects regarding law.

    If law definitely won't take me, here are my GCSE subjects - would really appreciate some careers advice with these:
    - English Lit
    - English Lang
    - Maths
    - Further Maths
    - Double Science
    - Geography
    - Chinese
    - French
    - Spanish

    Thanks so much
    It really won't matter. The subjects you study are much less important for law than the grades you get. This applies perhaps even more strongly when applying for legal jobs - better to have an A in Business Studies than a B in History.
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    (Original post by TurboCretin)
    It really won't matter. The subjects you study are much less important for law than the grades you get. This applies perhaps even more strongly when applying for legal jobs - better to have an A in Business Studies than a B in History.
    Really? Well, thanks for the advice! I never thought of that.
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    (Original post by bantasaurusrex)
    Really? Well, thanks for the advice! I never thought of that.
    Yeah. Doesn't hold true for a lot of degrees and careers, but in law it really seems like the subjects you choose to study carry little weight. This applies at A-level and even degree level (within reason). It is your marks that are paramount.
 
 
 
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