I want to go into Law, should I take an undergraduate degree in Law or do a different degree and then do a law conversion course to widen my knowledge?
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- Thread Starter
- 06-10-2017 07:17
- 06-10-2017 08:07
By the time you graduate the law conversion course won't exist if you want to be a solicitor.
As it stands the GDL doesn't really give you a deep knowledge of law. It just covers the basics/core modules needed for practice.
Do the degree you think you will enjoy and do well in. It won't matter whether it's law or not, whether that is now or in 3-4 years time.Last edited by J-SP; 06-10-2017 at 08:09. Reason: TDA Post Edit
- Official Rep
- 06-10-2017 17:42
We actually just posted a blog last week which discussed this very argument - you can read it at The Big Debate: Law Degree or Conversion Course.
The general consensus is that it's entirely up to you - neither one is better than the other. Whilst the LLB gives you a head-start in learning about law, a GDL could be a way of learning other subject matters and skill-sets. It really depends on whether or not there's another degree subject you feel passionate about, and want to learn more.
Hope this help!
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