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    Hi

    Basically, went to a Bristol open day yesterday, all the courses i thought I'd like ended up seeming extremely boring. But I went with my friend to a law lecture and it was soo interesting.

    What I was going to ask was how law limiting is as a degree. Do you just end up being a solicitor or judge? Also what's it like at Bristol.

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    Law isn't limiting as a degree unless you want to become an engineer or a doctor. Most if not all graduate employers recruit from all degrees, having a law degree may put you in an advantageous position when applying for training contracts to become a solicitor or barrister. If you want to go into financial services, or banking having a law degree is NOT a disadvantage. I know many people who have done law degrees that are now Investment Bankers, Auditors, Consultants etc.

    I finished my degree at Bristol 2 years ago, where I studied Economics and Maths, the city is amazing. Very good night life, facilities, etc. The law building and library (Wills Memorial) is fantastic, hopefully you got a tour of that building. As a fresher, there are alot of societies to access, alot of club nights etc. Sport is pretty good too, inter-society or University sports teams etc. The food scene is getting even better, new restaurants (not chains). If you have any specific questions, i'll try to answer as best as i can.
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    (Original post by hendyrix)
    Hi

    Basically, went to a Bristol open day yesterday, all the courses i thought I'd like ended up seeming extremely boring. But I went with my friend to a law lecture and it was soo interesting.

    What I was going to ask was how law limiting is as a degree. Do you just end up being a solicitor or judge? Also what's it like at Bristol.

    Thanks
    I'm not qualified to speak on the Bristol side of things, but a Law degree will open all the doors as any humanity degree would (even some in academia, in, say, criminology or sociology), plus act as a qualifier for the legal profession. This means that everything from finance to consultancy to HR and admin positions (i.e. nothing that requires hard, usually quantitative skills) is open.
 
 
 
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