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    Hey, I'm currently a year 10 student so recently I have started to seriously consider what I would like to choose for my A Level options. My main career interest for a while now has been computing, however, more recently, I have been quite interested by the prospect of law.

    I know it's a while off yet but I am aspiring to be accepted into a good university to pursue what is likely to be a degree to lead into one of the two careers, but I am unsure on what to take for A Levels. For GCSEs I opted to study:
    - Triple Science
    - Computing Science
    - Geography
    - French
    - Latin
    I know this is a very specific scenario, but any advice or knowledge or personal experiences would be extremely helpful,

    Thanks in advance.
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    Well for law I would recommend Government and politics (focus on the topic of the constitution & judiciary), Maths just because it demonstrates your capabilities, I also think drama could be good, English is one to consider but I personally would avoid it unless you have a strong passion for it, I would NOT recommend doing law for a level. As ironic as it sounds that you want to go into law, doing an a level in it wouldn't credit you much, build your interests out of a levels. It's a non-appreciated a level and looks very weak. Plus most exam boards are ditching it
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    (Original post by zayn008)
    Well for law I would recommend Government and politics (focus on the topic of the constitution & judiciary), Maths just because it demonstrates your capabilities, I also think drama could be good, English is one to consider but I personally would avoid it unless you have a strong passion for it, I would NOT recommend doing law for a level. As ironic as it sounds that you want to go into law, doing an a level in it wouldn't credit you much, build your interests out of a levels. It's a non-appreciated a level and looks very weak. Plus most exam boards are ditching it
    Thank you so much for the quick response! I was considering Government and Politics but I was slightly concerned whether it's not exactly a highly thought after subject? In regards to English (literature), I'm still undecided on whether I enjoy it enough to have to motivation to get a good grade. And yeah I had heard that about Law A Level, I'll be avoiding that one.
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    (Original post by Anon4012)
    Thank you so much for the quick response! I was considering Government and Politics but I was slightly concerned whether it's not exactly a highly thought after subject? In regards to English (literature), I'm still undecided on whether I enjoy it enough to have to motivation to get a good grade. And yeah I had heard that about Law A Level, I'll be avoiding that one.
    No problem! It's nothing spectacular like Economics or further maths but it's highly respected for its content structure and essay skills required. I Personally think for law you should show an interest in things like economics, politics, sociology, psychology, business (bottom of my list), Histroy is also a good one… it's more about your interests out of a levels. But for a level I recommend any of the following: politics, economics, maths, psychology, sociology, English, history, critical thinking.. Keeping French on till a level is also a good idea. Then you just need to build on your political and law knowledge/interest
 
 
 
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