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im still quite unsure of a future career but i was just wondering about law as a possibility...

im in yr 11 and soon will have to choose my alevel subjects for sixth form .. idk what to choose .
im just wondering what kind of subjects should i choose to have a wide variety and open doors .
for law, i didnt do history for gcse so would that be a problem?? also could someone like a law student or someone explain to me what u need to do to become a lawyer . i think if i become passionate and desire to be it i will have the strength to work hard enough to become one .

someone help meee
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im still quite unsure of a future career but i was just wondering about law as a possibility...

im in yr 11 and soon will have to choose my alevel subjects for sixth form .. idk what to choose .
im just wondering what kind of subjects should i choose to have a wide variety and open doors .
for law, i didnt do history for gcse so would that be a problem?? also could someone like a law student or someone explain to me what u need to do to become a lawyer . i think if i become passionate and desire to be it i will have the strength to work hard enough to become one .

someone help meee
Law will take anyone on just about any subject combination if you get high enough grades.
Y11 is a bit early, just get good GCSE and then study the subjects you are good at and can get decent grades at plus you enjoy.

I would focus more on sorting out about what career might suit you with some careers studies.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/What-Rocks-.../dp/1492153281
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Do-What-You.../dp/0316167266
https://www.amazon.co.uk/What-Color-...=UTF8&qid=&sr=



How to become a lawyer
https://online.flippingbook.com/view/540267/
https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and...ecome-a-lawyer
https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/career...ng-a-solicitor
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Law will take anyone on just about any subject combination if you get high enough grades.
Y11 is a bit early, just get good GCSE and then study the subjects you are good at and can get decent grades at plus you enjoy.

I would focus more on sorting out about what career might suit you with some careers studies.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/What-Rocks-.../dp/1492153281
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Do-What-You.../dp/0316167266
https://www.amazon.co.uk/What-Color-...=UTF8&qid=&sr=



How to become a lawyer
https://online.flippingbook.com/view/540267/
https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and...ecome-a-lawyer
https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/career...ng-a-solicitor
thankyou !!!
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im still quite unsure of a future career but i was just wondering about law as a possibility...

im in yr 11 and soon will have to choose my alevel subjects for sixth form .. idk what to choose .
im just wondering what kind of subjects should i choose to have a wide variety and open doors .
for law, i didnt do history for gcse so would that be a problem?? also could someone like a law student or someone explain to me what u need to do to become a lawyer . i think if i become passionate and desire to be it i will have the strength to work hard enough to become one .

someone help meee
I'm also in year 11 and I would like to become a lawyer. Colleges or sixth forms would expect you to take a humanities subject, history isn't the only one. If you take History, Geography, Religious studies, Sociology, or citizenship.
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I'm also in year 11 and I would like to become a lawyer. Colleges or sixth forms would expect you to take a humanities subject, history isn't the only one. If you take History, Geography, Religious studies, Sociology, or citizenship.
ahh thats a problem.. i do french business and media 😬😬
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There are no required subjects to do a law degree, and law degrees frequently admit students who have done e.g. all STEM subjects. The main preference is for the subjects to be traditionally academic (i.e. not vocational or primarily assessed by coursework), but even that isn't necessarily an absolute requirement. I assure that no degree programme cares what subjects you did for GCSE other than maths and English (or sometimes science for certain medical degrees).

I would note also you can become a "lawyer" without doing an undergraduate law degree in any case. By the time you will have graduated from an LLB the SQE will be in place for the solicitor side of the profession, which someone with any degree can take. For the Bar side of the profession a qualifying law degree is required, but this need not necessarily be an undergrad LLB and a postgrad GDL conversion course is perfectly acceptable as well.
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ahh thats a problem.. i do french business and media 😬😬
Most colleges or sixth form consider a language as a humanities subject.
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Prospects Law Careers page - https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and...ecome-a-lawyer
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French would be a good A level to (I did A level German and am a lawyer, along with history and English lit in my case). Try to pick the most traditional A level subjects you can whether sciences or arts. So eg French, Economics and Maths or biology, chemistry physics. Geography is another good one.
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French would be a good A level to (I did A level German and am a lawyer, along with history and English lit in my case). Try to pick the most traditional A level subjects you can whether sciences or arts. So eg French, Economics and Maths or biology, chemistry physics. Geography is another good one.
i am considering french maths economics or maybe an english... wouldnt it a waste as i already have a french gcse tho? and wouldnt it be better to do one of maths or economics rather than both alongside with a completely different subject to offer variety??

i want to pick alevels that will keep doors open because im not sure on the career for now but law is a consideration. if that makes sense ☺️
would u be able to advise ( if im not bothering you ) with how u became a lawyer and steps u took to achieve this , just things regarding it as im super curious !!
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