What are the best A-levels to do law at university, even though there are no required subjects.
I am currently doing History, Maths and Chemistry.
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- Thread Starter
- 12-02-2017 13:08
- 12-02-2017 13:15
Mathematics is always good, shows you have good analytical skill.
History is a must have in my opinion.
For the 3rd option I'd chose psychology or English language.
- 12-02-2017 14:37
It honestly doesn't matter, so pick the subjects you like best. The only thing that does matter is that you get stellar grades in whatever you are studying, this is less likely to happen if you are studying what you think you should rather than what you want to. I'm an A2 student studying Chemistry, Biology, and Maths and currently have 4 offers for law (only waiting on Bristol) - proving that someone doing sciences and not humanities is not at any disadvantage, and actually applauded for choosing some of the hardest A levels on offer. In fact, law schools will often look down on 'soft subjects' such as psychology, Politics or sociology which are arguably more linked to law.
- 12-02-2017 22:04
You'd find it a lot easier to face your LNAT/ CLT (Cambridge law test) if you do Eng lit (class civ, or history). Humanities may not give you an adv when unis consider your applications but the practical skills will assist you in performing well in admission tests as well as the real deal in university.
Then again good grades are always far more important than the actual subjects; so just do what you think you will do well in.
Source: A2 student with law offers from Cambridge, LSE, UCL and Warwick (still waiting on King's)