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    Hi,
    I really want to go to study law at university. I have been told to try and decide on A-levels soon and have thought about a couple of combinations that I would like to do. I am definitely going to do German as I would like to do law with a language or law with German law or if not I would still like to get a language to a high standard. My other options are geography, maths, biology, psychology, economics, government and politics and history (I haven't studied history at GCSE but I am super interested in the topics taught next year and heard it would be useful for law). Any combinations of these subjects I think would be alright, but I would like some help as to which you'd pick or encourage me to pick.
    Thank you (this is my first post so I don't know if it was too long but sorry)
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    (Original post by Eri4137)
    Hi,
    I really want to go to study law at university. I have been told to try and decide on A-levels soon and have thought about a couple of combinations that I would like to do. I am definitely going to do German as I would like to do law with a language or law with German law or if not I would still like to get a language to a high standard. My other options are geography, maths, biology, psychology, economics, government and politics and history (I haven't studied history at GCSE but I am super interested in the topics taught next year and heard it would be useful for law). Any combinations of these subjects I think would be alright, but I would like some help as to which you'd pick or encourage me to pick.
    Thank you (this is my first post so I don't know if it was too long but sorry)
    Your choices seem fine to do Law. If you choose a language as well with Law then you have to take it at A-Level.
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    My sister did law at university (is now about to begin a training contract to become a solicitor) and at A level she did English Literature, Sociology, and English Language (and dropped psychology after AS). It's good to pick at least one essay based subject (e.g history). Unless you really enjoy biology, it's not really relevant regarding law so might be one to cross off. However, if you really enjoy it/ think you'll do very well then perhaps not. Have you considered doing an a level in law itself (if it's offered where you are) ?
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    (Original post by Illimitable)
    Your choices seem fine to do Law. If you choose a language as well with Law then you have to take it at A-Level.
    Thanks, which of them choices would you say would be best to pick?
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    (Original post by Eri4137)
    Thanks, which of them choices would you say would be best to pick?
    It depends if you also do a language along with Law at University. I think you should pick an essay based subject as they can help quite a lot for Law.
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    (Original post by Amynadia0033)
    My sister did law at university (is now about to begin a training contract to become a solicitor) and at A level she did English Literature, Sociology, and English Language (and dropped psychology after AS). It's good to pick at least one essay based subject (e.g history). Unless you really enjoy biology, it's not really relevant regarding law so might be one to cross off. However, if you really enjoy it/ think you'll do very well then perhaps not. Have you considered doing an a level in law itself (if it's offered where you are) ?
    Thanks, it is offered but I was unsure of whether to do it or not as it is not considered a 'hard' subject and apparently some universities say it is even best not to do it, I don't know why.
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    My sister received the same advice, but then found that the people who got first class degrees tended to have done it at A level.I don't think it's in anyway vital though, any of the choices you listed above sound fine for law.
 
 
 
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