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    Basically I'm in year 11 and currently choosing my Alevel options. I was wondering about your viwes on this subject combination and it's suitability for a career in law:

    English Literature
    Modern History
    German

    + Biology AS

    My ultimate aim is to study Law and German at university , spending the third year abroad.

    I was also toying with the idea of Government and Politics - has anyone had any experiences of this subject. Y/N?

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    G&P is definitely a useful subject for Law from an academic perspective, and speaking as someone who plans to do law as a postgraduate degree I enjoyed G&P immensely, but it's not going to be looked at as any better or worse than any of the subjects you're thinking of doing; in fact, G&P is a Trinity List 2nd-class subject, whereas all the others are preferred (not that that'd stand against it in your case, as that just means they want at least two other preferred subjects along with it).
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    Not an expert on Law degrees but in terms of what you will enjoy as a subject Politics is wonderful. I can reccomend it more than any other subjects I do. At the moment I am doing A2 Law and looking at law degrees it seems by the time I have an A Level in Law I will find alot of stuff in a Law degree familiar.
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    I'm in year 12 and taking english lit, history, maths economics and critical thinking, and am also hoping to study law.
    From what i have heard, any combination of arts of science subjects, (providing at leat two are 'hard' subjects) will put you in a good position for law. And certainly the german will be essential if you hope to study law and german !
    So basically yes, i think you have a great combo of subjects
    Good luck ! x
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    They are good subjects for law. History and english are definately ones to be taking and German if you want to do that aswell at uni.

    The 4th is really your choice, biology is a good contrast but something such as maths or economics would aslo be good. At the end of the day choose good academic subjects that you think you can get top grades in, don't choose something you hate because you think it will look good - likelihood is you won't do as well in a subject you don't have genuine interest in.

    I was considering law at one point also - I'm taking history, biology, english lit and philosophy (plus chemistry As next year if possible)
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    Thanks Guys


    I was just a bit nervous about commiting a year of my life to do G&P when I have never actually sat a class in it before.

    But I am interested in current affairs etc so it sounds like a good idea.

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    If ou look at my sig I have applied for Law and my subjects are English Literature, Economics, Psychology and Government and Politics.

    I absolutely enjoy G&P and my teacher is absolutely amazing and I had my best G&P lesson so far today. Basically I enjoy it and the topics are amazing.
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    (Original post by DanceisLifee)
    Hey

    Basically I'm in year 11 and currently choosing my Alevel options. I was wondering about your viwes on this subject combination and it's suitability for a career in law:

    English Literature
    Modern History
    German

    + Biology AS

    My ultimate aim is to study Law and German at university , spending the third year abroad.

    I was also toying with the idea of Government and Politics - has anyone had any experiences of this subject. Y/N?

    Thanks


    DIL
    I'm studying Law, History and G+P, and I really recommend it! You do have to remember that you need to do subjects you're interested in, and sometimes taking a risk is the best thing to do; I definitely recommend Politics
 
 
 

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