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    If I get circa 8A*s at GCSE can I do History then Law, or are my grades not good enough?
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    (Original post by Duck10101)
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    If I get circa 8A*s at GCSE can I do History then Law, or are my grades not good enough?
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    I think you would need 10 A*s for Law and 9 A*s for History.

    Maybe you could do Land Economy?
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    (Original post by Volvic Water)
    I think you would need 10 A*s for Law and 9 A*s for History.

    Maybe you could do Land Economy?
    Where did you get those numbers from sorry?
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    (Original post by Duck10101)
    Where did you get those numbers from sorry?
    I forgive you.

    I study at Cambridge and that is what admissions tutors have told me.
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    Where did you get those numbers from sorry?
    He's being sarcastic.

    There's no fixed number of A*s that you need to study at Cambridge, although the more the better, as with all high grades. Generally speaking, for Cambridge, A Levels (more specifically, AS UMS, if your school/college has retained the AS Level) are far more important, so don't worry too much about GCSEs -- eight A*s is perfectly fine. Focus on doing well at A Levels.
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    He's being sarcastic.

    There's no fixed number of A*s that you need to study at Cambridge, although the more the better, as with all high grades. Generally speaking, for Cambridge, A Levels (more specifically, AS UMS, if your school/college has retained the AS Level) are far more important, so don't worry too much about GCSEs -- eight A*s is perfectly fine. Focus on doing well at A Levels.
    Erm excuse me? Do you go to Cambridge? No, didn't think so, so please don't give the OP such terrible advice.
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    (Original post by Duck10101)
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    If I get circa 8A*s at GCSE can I do History then Law, or are my grades not good enough?
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    Duck
    History THEN Law? Can you clarify... do you want to do a History degree at Cambridge and then Law postgrad?

    If so, your GCSE grades will be fine, but are only one part of your total application.

    By the way, Cambridge doesn't offer GDL.
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    Whats GDL please?
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    Whats GDL please?
    Graduate Diploma in Law. Postgrad Law qualification for students who don't have a Law degree.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common...al_Examination
    http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/law-car...to-qualifying/
    http://www.theguardian.com/law/2014/...best-route-law
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    What would I have to do then?

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    How would I go about getting a post grad?

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    What would I have to do then?

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    What do you mean? To do a GDL...? Read the links - there are numerous places to do the GDL.

    Also http://www.sra.org.uk/students/conve...providers.page
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    How would I go about getting a post grad?

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    Do well at your GCSEs first Then do well at your A-Levels... then do a degree in a subject you enjoy, THEN you do the GDL.
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    Whats GDL please?
    The GDL is the Graduate Diploma in Law. If you want to be a solicitor (which I'm assuming is the case) you have to do either a law degree (undergrad course) and then the Legal Practice Course (a post grad) OR another degree, like history, a conversion course which is the GDL and then the LPC. The GDL is also a post grad so you would apply to do it after you have completed your history degree.
 
 
 
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