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    Hi.
    I am in a bit of a quandary and wanted to know if the following subjects are good for law

    I currently take:
    History
    Government and Politics
    Geography
    Computer Science.

    Is this a good set of A levels for a future in taking law at Uni?
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    (Original post by Josh_Cousins)
    Hi.
    I am in a bit of a quandary and wanted to know if the following subjects are good for law

    I currently take:
    History
    Government and Politics
    Geography
    Computer Science.

    Is this a good set of A levels for a future in taking law at Uni?
    I would recommend having Law and/or English Lit/language in there.
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    (Original post by Josh_Cousins)
    Hi.
    I am in a bit of a quandary and wanted to know if the following subjects are good for law

    I currently take:
    History
    Government and Politics
    Geography
    Computer Science.

    Is this a good set of A levels for a future in taking law at Uni?
    Yes - most don't have specific requirements. You may want to consider dropping one - four (unless they include Maths + FM) is a lot of work. Almost all offers will be on your best three, so you shouldn't compromise those.
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    (Original post by georgem93)
    I would recommend having Law
    Does any university ask for Law 'A' level? Most seem, at best, ambivalent to it.
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    (Original post by RogerOxon)
    Does any university ask for Law 'A' level? Most seem, at best, ambivalent to it.
    I don't recall saying that it is essential or a requirement of any university, I am simply recommending it. Not all universities require an A level in Chemistry to study biomedical science, but it is beneficial to have prior knowledge.
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    (Original post by georgem93)
    I don't recall saying that it is essential or a requirement of any university, I am simply recommending it. Not all universities require an A level in Chemistry to study biomedical science, but it is beneficial to have prior knowledge.
    Perhaps I didn't phrase my reply as well as I could have.

    Do any universities prefer Law over other rigourous subjects? Oxford doesn't, so certainly do not consider prior knowledge beneficial.
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    (Original post by RogerOxon)
    Perhaps I didn't phrase my reply as well as I could have.

    Do any universities prefer Law over other rigourous subjects? Oxford doesn't, so certainly do not consider prior knowledge beneficial.
    There are no universities that ask for any specific subjects in general for law. But, as the other person has said, in a practical sense, it could be beneficial for you to do Law in A-level as it will mean you have basic knowledge of criminal law (more than likely) and will already have practice of answering problem style questions.
 
 
 
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