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    Hi. I’m in year9 and would like to be a lawyer. These are my choices for GCSE:
    Triple science
    Philosophy
    Geography/history
    French

    I would like to know if I should take geography or history? And if philosophy is needed. Thanks
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    It honestly doesn't matter - I'm not a lawyer and I know this. I would advise you to take history as many people intending to study law take history/essay based A-Levels, but if you prefer Geography then take that (unless you want history A-Level). I believe philosophy is not required, I have hardly heard of anyone taking it. For law they favour more essay subjects like English Lit or History, and possibly languages although they aren't essential.
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    (Original post by Ali Husain)
    Hey, I recently applied for Law at Uni and I'm just waiting to hear back from Manchester.

    I think it's great you have an interest in Law and those subjects for GCSE are all equally good. I think that since you're at GCSE level it honestly doesn't matter, however I would take History as I did it for GCSE and I do it for A level now and it's my favourite subject!

    All the best
    Thank you! Is history hard?
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    (Original post by jxnna01)
    Thank you! Is history hard?
    History A level is not hard, it challenges you.
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    Congrats on thinking about these things so early, it shows good foresight on your part! That said, It really doesn't matter, although picking essay based subjects might prepare you for a law degree by improving your writing style etc. Ultimately, pick the subjects you enjoy and can do well in.
 
 
 
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