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    just to give you some background information about me
    I took triple science 2 English and maths. my 4 options were history, sociology, Spanish and drama. I got all a* exept for maths in which i got an a.
    i really hate maths and do NOT want to do it for as or a level. i want to go on to a top university like cambridge etc. to do a law degree. ive seen a few other threads saying maths and physics and languages are good but i dont want to do an of these so if u could give me some suggestions that dont include these 3 subjects it would really help.
    thankyouuuu na dsorry if this is long
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    (Original post by helenaglasgow)
    just to give you some background information about me
    I took triple science 2 English and maths. my 4 options were history, sociology, Spanish and drama. I got all a* exept for maths in which i got an a.
    i really hate maths and do NOT want to do it for as or a level. i want to go on to a top university like cambridge etc. to do a law degree. ive seen a few other threads saying maths and physics and languages are good but i dont want to do an of these so if u could give me some suggestions that dont include these 3 subjects it would really help.
    thankyouuuu na dsorry if this is long
    Ignoring maths and languages then History, English and something you find really easy would be the traditional choices.
    http://university.which.co.uk/univer...000-m100-58922
    http://university.which.co.uk/univer...000-m100-13224
    Scroll down - you can see the top A level subjects for each course.
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    (Original post by helenaglasgow)
    just to give you some background information about me
    I took triple science 2 English and maths. my 4 options were history, sociology, Spanish and drama. I got all a* exept for maths in which i got an a.
    i really hate maths and do NOT want to do it for as or a level. i want to go on to a top university like cambridge etc. to do a law degree. ive seen a few other threads saying maths and physics and languages are good but i dont want to do an of these so if u could give me some suggestions that dont include these 3 subjects it would really help.
    thankyouuuu na dsorry if this is long
    Any 'generally preferred' subjects. Humanities are great but not essential, taking a language will give you the upper hand, but you're looking at needing A*AA for top universities such as LSE, UCL, Cambridge, Oxford, King's, Nottingham and Bristol.
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    (Original post by helenaglasgow)
    just to give you some background information about me
    I took triple science 2 English and maths. my 4 options were history, sociology, Spanish and drama. I got all a* exept for maths in which i got an a.
    i really hate maths and do NOT want to do it for as or a level. i want to go on to a top university like cambridge etc. to do a law degree. ive seen a few other threads saying maths and physics and languages are good but i dont want to do an of these so if u could give me some suggestions that dont include these 3 subjects it would really help.
    thankyouuuu na dsorry if this is long
    Honestly, just do what you find interesting and what will get you a good grade. Apart from LSE, most of the top unis are pretty lenient on the choices you've made for A Level. So pick three you think you can get an A in and you'll be fine - I'm doing law at uni now, and I know a lot of people who did subjects that you wouldn't necessarily relate to law but still got in just fine!
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    I always feel like History would be a good option for Law/Policing for the level of analysis you need to go into. That ability to look at events, using the evidence available, to give a coherent argument for what you believe took place and why. I believe it would be great practice for a law degree.

    I would also suggest, similar to that of Wrf95, for you to pick within the means of something you enjoy and feel you can achieve well.

    Good Luck!
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    English Literature and History are well regarded by admissions tutors, and are traditional facilitating subjects which Oxford and Cambridge will like. Sciences and a language will also look good.

    I did English Literature, History and Law at A level and did a History topic for the Extended Project. I'm doing Law at Manchester (Russell Group) in September. Whenever I rang up admissions tutors they said they looked at English Literature and History very favourably. Just make sure you do traditional academic subjects.
 
 
 
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