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    More specifically real estate law. Where I am, you can choose four extra subjects, so please list four and if possible explain why.
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    To be honest at GCSE it makes very little difference... your a-levels have a somewhat higher weighting.
    At any rate i'd take a broad spread [trip sci usually looks good for unis] but some essay subjects such as history as well.
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    (Original post by TheFlash2024)
    More specifically real estate law. Where I am, you can choose four extra subjects, so please list four and if possible explain why.
    Thank you.
    There's no necessary GCSEs but if you want ones that cover a bit of law, maybe business studies as it'll make you learn about business's which may be useful for real estate. Statistics can be quite good as work with numbers and stats which is useful for law! I took both and got a B in business and A in stats.

    If they do gcse in sociology that might be good as you study society although I may not recommend for GCSE.

    History is especially good. I didn't study it but it'll help. And certainly take a language to get your EBACC and languages aren't necessary but having one helps.


    So if I was you, I would take business, stats if they offer it, history and a language. But there are other GCSEs that may be good. It honestly doesn't matter too much.
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    ExoiceCream99 is right, as long as you do as well as possible at GCSE all options will be open to you.

    If you are unsure maybe stick to subjects such as history, languages, geography etc...
    I never took business but everyone I knew seemed to enjoy it and learn from it so thats all I can say.
    I was able to take a philosophy and ethics GCSE which I thoroughly enjoyed and it introduced me to ethical disputes which may help you in the future.

    But overall ExoiceCream99 is totally right-don't panic and choose what you enjoy doing!!
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    (Original post by TheFlash2024)
    More specifically real estate law. Where I am, you can choose four extra subjects, so please list four and if possible explain why.
    Thank you.
    I would recommend choosing subjects that you think you'll enjoy and that you are good at so that you can get the best grades possible. If this doesn't narrow it down, history is probably the best option as it is a great subject for law when studied at a level. A language is good but only if you're good at languages and enjoy them, otherwise you'll find the GCSE incredibly tough. Apart from that, choose a wide variety of subjects that keep your options open. Maybe try to get hold of a sixth form prospectus and see what GCSEs different subjects require so you can keep open any options that may interest besides law.
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    Citizenship Studies is good but it depends if they offer it at your school
 
 
 
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