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    Hey everyone,

    I'm currently deciding whether to reapply for law or politics, so if anyone could offer any reasons as to why they chose law over politics, please share.



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    I think both are excellent choices, which is why I've combined the two and am doing both at university! Not many offer this option though. And I also have an interest in languages (although not a language course), so am doing a bit extra - a Business French course.

    Law with Politics is a good choice in that it can give you a broader outlook on law - plus it's a qualifying law degree as well. I don't think it poses a disadvantage as opposed to straight law students, but can make you stand out instead. I suppose it depends what works for a person; repeated exposure to legal texts can really drum it in for some people, whilst I'm the kind of person who needs a bit of a break too. I suppose this is one option - but there may well be people here who picked law over politics and can give you a reason why.
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    (Original post by Stressworthy)
    I think both are excellent choices, which is why I've combined the two and am doing both at university! Not many offer this option though. And I also have an interest in languages (although not a language course), so am doing a bit extra - a Business French course.

    Law with Politics is a good choice in that it can give you a broader outlook on law - plus it's a qualifying law degree as well. I don't think it poses a disadvantage as opposed to straight law students, but can make you stand out instead. I suppose it depends what works for a person; repeated exposure to legal texts can really drum it in for some people, whilst I'm the kind of person who needs a bit of a break too. I suppose this is one option - but there may well be people here who picked law over politics and can give you a reason why.
    Thanks for your reply!


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    (Original post by Stressworthy)
    I think both are excellent choices, which is why I've combined the two and am doing both at university! Not many offer this option though. And I also have an interest in languages (although not a language course), so am doing a bit extra - a Business French course.

    Law with Politics is a good choice in that it can give you a broader outlook on law - plus it's a qualifying law degree as well. I don't think it poses a disadvantage as opposed to straight law students, but can make you stand out instead. I suppose it depends what works for a person; repeated exposure to legal texts can really drum it in for some people, whilst I'm the kind of person who needs a bit of a break too. I suppose this is one option - but there may well be people here who picked law over politics and can give you a reason why.
    A very interesting perspective. Personally, I have chosen to do straight law as I am interested in law and I get a lot more options. If you do law and politics, presumably you don't get to do too much more than the core compulsory subjects. Doing straight law, I have the option to do all sorts: commercial, company, competition, administrative, legal history etc. etc.: all these subjects are really very different.
    It really depends where your interests lie! You have to think what you are more interested in
 
 
 
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