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    Doing Chemistry, Biology, Maths, and History. I know Law has no specific subject requirements. Although I do have one humanities subject, I can't help feeling I ought to have done more Arts subjects. Trouble is, science subjects are far more powerful and worthy and far-reaching A levels, and I enjoy them more -- so I did them at A level.

    My question is, then: will I still be able to do Law at a good university, or will they just reject me outright?
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    You will not be rejected outright because of your subject choices. I think I remember reading something recently on the cam website saying that doing well in science a levels is a good indicator of success during the course or something like that.
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    (Original post by theycallmejamo)
    Doing Chemistry, Biology, Maths, and History. I know Law has no specific subject requirements. Although I do have one humanities subject, I can't help feeling I ought to have done more Arts subjects. Trouble is, science subjects are far more powerful and worthy and far-reaching A levels, and I enjoy them more -- so I did them at A level.

    My question is, then: will I still be able to do Law at a good university, or will they just reject me outright?
    Sciences are a good indicator that you are able to think logically. In fact, the two people whom I know who went to study law at Oxbridge studied more sciences subjects than humanities.
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    (Original post by theycallmejamo)
    Doing Chemistry, Biology, Maths, and History. I know Law has no specific subject requirements. Although I do have one humanities subject, I can't help feeling I ought to have done more Arts subjects. Trouble is, science subjects are far more powerful and worthy and far-reaching A levels, and I enjoy them more -- so I did them at A level.

    My question is, then: will I still be able to do Law at a good university, or will they just reject me outright?
    Yes, you will be able to study Law at a good university, providing your GCSEs/AS levels are the right standard; your subject choices alone won't make or break your application. I know someone who did more science/maths based A levels and got into a Russell Group university for Law, so you'll be fine if you get the grades.

    I do disagree with your statement that "science subjects are far more powerful and worthy and far-reaching A levels" though - thinking like that won't help you get into university, nor will it help you when you're at university, as many people you know will have done 'lesser' subjects. Essay based subjects like History and English Literature aren't easy and they're very well respected; choosing non-humanities subjects is obviously fine, but don't do it simply because they're "far more worthy" - do it because you enjoy them.
 
 
 
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