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    So I'm considering applying to Oxford to study Law. I know having an Oxbridge university on future job applications can be a real boost, and the connections you make there are second to none, HOWEVER, I am aware that Oxford only offers a BA in Law, not a LLB. Would this hinder my ability to become a barrister? Should I apply for the BA at Oxford, or should I look elsewhere to a Russell and gain the LLB?
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    (Original post by Harvey'sLaw)
    So I'm considering applying to Oxford to study Law. I know having an Oxbridge university on future job applications can be a real boost, and the connections you make there are second to none, HOWEVER, I am aware that Oxford only offers a BA in Law, not a LLB. Would this hinder my ability to become a barrister? Should I apply for the BA at Oxford, or should I look elsewhere to a Russell and gain the LLB?
    Nope, it doesn't hinder you at all! I, too, hope to become a barrister and am also applying to Oxford; at the law faculty open day they clarified that it is a qualifying law degree, just like any LLB and that they simply use the BA title for the sake of tradition!
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    Both are qualifying law degrees.

    Oxford only offers BAs, even in science subjects.

    Be careful with other universities though, because if they are BAs they may not be qualifying.
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    Oxford might be the wrong place of you are looking for connections.
 
 
 
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