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    I'm just wondering if, when it comes to applying for TCs much weight is given to individual module results in comparison to the overall degree?

    I'm graduating with a 2.1 (67%). Obviously my first year results and my Trusts grade isn't great, despite solid marks overall. I'm also worried about my Contract grade, although I did Commercial this year and did quite well. Would I be excluded from practicing certain areas or at certain firms that specialist in those areas because perhaps the academic side wasn't brill?
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    Year 1:
    Public Law - 62
    Legal Foundations - 64
    Contract Law - 50
    Criminal Law - 56
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    Year 2(40%):
    Employment - 70
    Tort - 71
    Land - 65
    Sociology of Law - 66

    Year 3(60%):
    EU Law - 71
    Legal History - 69
    Commercial Law - 67
    Trusts - 58


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    Hi OP,

    It depends where you are going. Solicitors' firms usually look only at the overall grade. At the bar you would have a slightly tougher time. Of course, there is a very good way to explain away these things. E.g., "After my contract grade I realised I had to get better at commercial awareness and business dealings. I worked very hard, and took the optional commercial law module to challenge myself, and ended up with a 67".

    Specialist firms may ask you in interview why you did poorly; that requires a smooth answer rather than better grades, if I'm honest.

    Best,
    LT
 
 
 
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