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    I need advice on whether or not to change my subjects. I am currently doing: Biology, Maths, Psychology and BTEC Business... What careers can i get into with those subjects?
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    I feel like changing my subjects to get into law, but i'm not sure what subjects i need.
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    (Original post by LittleRey99)
    I feel like changing my subjects to get into law, but i'm not sure what subjects i need.
    Well (i'm assuming you've already completed first year?), I don't think it's a good idea to change subjects as the ones you have now should enable you to get into a career in law..

    There are no A-level requirements for studying law at university but obviously some are favorable. Most universities welcome law applicants with a range of backgrounds, either in the sciences, humanities or both, but definitely in traditional/academic subjects. A-levels that rely on careful examination of evidence and thoughtful construction of arguments, or that offer useful background knowledge, will stand you in good stead. You have biology and if you do well in it, it should work in your favor. Plus you have maths which is a good subject as many universities require students to demonstrate mathematic capability.

    Oh, and contrary to what a lot of people believe, Law isn’t necessarily a good A-level to pick as tutors often end up having to ‘un-teach’ what students have learned at GCSE and A-level. While it shouldn't hold you back in your application, it won't give you a special advantage either.

    It ultimately depends on what grades you get at the end of it. You could have chosen the best possible subjects but if you don't do well, you probably won't be able to study law at degree level..hope that helped, let me know what you end up choosing to do..
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    Thanks for the advice, really appreciate it, but i am just starting my first year in sixth form. I've decided to keep Bio, Maths, psychology and ditch BTEC Business and replace it with History as it is preferred by Unis.
    (Original post by Saleha09)
    Well (i'm assuming you've already completed first year?), I don't think it's a good idea to change subjects as the ones you have now should enable you to get into a career in law..

    There are no A-level requirements for studying law at university but obviously some are favorable. Most universities welcome law applicants with a range of backgrounds, either in the sciences, humanities or both, but definitely in traditional/academic subjects. A-levels that rely on careful examination of evidence and thoughtful construction of arguments, or that offer useful background knowledge, will stand you in good stead. You have biology and if you do well in it, it should work in your favor. Plus you have maths which is a good subject as many universities require students to demonstrate mathematic capability.

    Oh, and contrary to what a lot of people believe, Law isn’t necessarily a good A-level to pick as tutors often end up having to ‘un-teach’ what students have learned at GCSE and A-level. While it shouldn't hold you back in your application, it won't give you a special advantage either.

    It ultimately depends on what grades you get at the end of it. You could have chosen the best possible subjects but if you don't do well, you probably won't be able to study law at degree level..hope that helped, let me know what you end up choosing to do..
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    apply to london met, one of the best universities in london. i've heard that it is better than kcl and ucl.
 
 
 
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