Should I do History or Law?

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    history easier degree, easier to get into a better university. law generally more prestigious. A*AB predictions. what do you recommend?
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    Whatever one you are more interested in and feel more passionate about.
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    There's probably a lot more that you consider than how easy it is to get into either...
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    Think about what you want to do once you're done with uni. The truth is that you won't be a lawyer (if you're even considering becoming one) before you're 30. I'd recommend you look at some courses which are perhaps combined? History with law, history with a language, etc....
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    (Original post by KarinM)
    Think about what you want to do once you're done with uni. The truth is that you won't be a lawyer (if you're even considering becoming one) before you're 30. I'd recommend you look at some courses which are perhaps combined? History with law, history with a language, etc....
    Surely there are lawyers below 30?
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    (Original post by NUFC1998)
    Surely there are lawyers below 30?
    There are I don't know where he pulled that statistic from.
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    (Original post by johnTroy1)
    There are I don't know where he pulled that statistic from.
    http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/law-car...g-a-solicitor/

    Plus, no one is really guaranteed a job once they graduate (or finish their training after getting a diploma).
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    I'm gonna say you should do History.

    If you finish you degree and realise you want to pursue law as a career, you can always do a law conversion course. Whereas if you study Law from the start, you're stuck with it - no such thing as a History conversion course. If you're already unsure then just apply to do History, since you can always either stick to it or change your mind. Also, from someone who was stuck between these two subjects, what I noticed that was the grade requirements for History are normally lower than Law. So that's an incentive as well.
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    (Original post by NUFC1998)
    history easier degree
    That's subjective. As someone applying for a Law degree, I personally think I'd have a harder time with History.
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    (Original post by KarinM)
    The truth is that you won't be a lawyer (if you're even considering becoming one) before you're 30.
    That's not true.

    Assuming you go to university when you're 18, you graduate at 21, finish your LPC/BPTC when you're 22, then finish your pupillage/training contract when you're 23/24, and bam you're a fully qualified lawyer.
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    Do media studies
 
 
 
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