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    I'm a year 11 student currently attempting to pass my GCSE's in some way.
    I'm not exactly the smartest kid in the world (not the dumbest either), but I'm hoping to study law in university and then go into Law as a job later on in life.
    But I feel as though the only was I could get into Uni for Law is to do Law A-Level, but I don't feel as though I could pass A-Levels.
    I'm wondering if I did another course in College, for example vocational Business, would I still be able to get into Uni for Law or would it just be better to try to pass A-Levels?
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    (Original post by MLH16)
    I'm a year 11 student currently attempting to pass my GCSE's in some way.
    I'm not exactly the smartest kid in the world (not the dumbest either), but I'm hoping to study law in university and then go into Law as a job later on in life.
    But I feel as though the only was I could get into Uni for Law is to do Law A-Level, but I don't feel as though I could pass A-Levels.
    I'm wondering if I did another course in College, for example vocational Business, would I still be able to get into Uni for Law or would it just be better to try to pass A-Levels?
    You don't have to complete A Levels to get into university, and you certainly don't have to take Law A Level. Most universities would rather you didn't take Law A Level, in fact, as it's very superficial, inaccurate, and considered "soft" in that it doesn't teach you the skills you need to succeed at university level.

    Universities want to see that you can cope with the academic demands of degree-level study, and that is obviously most easily shown by completing mainstream academic qualifications (such as A Levels). However, many students – especially international – take qualifications such as the IB (International Baccalaureate), which may be available to you depending on where you live. It is, however, just as difficult as A Levels to pass.

    Unfortunately, unless you took qualifications a long long time ago and have a career or some other particular circumstances that can be considered in context, universities are going to expect you to be able to demonstrate that you *can* pass written exams and can write essays. These remain the main ways in which you're assessed at university, and, certainly in law, you will need to be able to write and speak clearly and intelligently. While BTechs, GNVQs and other courses do convert into UCAS points (the tariff used to determine university admissions), Law admissions tutors are only likely to give sufficient credit to those with significant academic elements, which you again are likely to find almost, if not as hard to pass, as A Levels.

    What exactly is it that makes you think you wouldn't pass A Levels?
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    do a-levels. plus, the lowest entry requirement for law is an E in just one a-level!
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    Just cause you aren't the smartest student doesn't mean you can't improve. I suggest you watch YouTubers such as Ibz mo and Eva Bennett they have a lot of advice when it comes to these types of issues.
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