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Law at LSE, OXBRIDGE or KINGS a levels

Hello,

I am in year 10, and have been asked to consider certain a levels, and I am keen to enter the realm of law, starting with a law degree in a russel group uni, such as Oxbridge or Kings, and Lse (I am considered a studious pupil, with my last Year 10 mocks recieving 999999887, so this is not OVERLY ambitious, though anyone considering applying to these are ambitious to some extent!)

I like English Literature, and this is considered useful and sometimes advantageous for a degree in law, so my first A Level will definitely be English Literature. I think my second a level will be geography, as I generally believe I will enjoy it! My third a level is what I need help with. I didn't like history in KS3, purely due to the content did not interest me at all! What is considered a suitable third a level (X ; see below) for applying to law at Oxbridge, Kings, LSE...etc (top law institutions)

So to sum it up

ENGLISH LITERATURE, GEOGRAPHY, X

Thanks, and any input is appreciated
Any subject you like, so long as it is an academically rigorous subject, so don't do Media or Business. I wouldn't bother with A level Law, but opinions on that vary. A science, a language (ancient or modern), maths, pretty much anything. Maybe check out the content for the History and Ancient History courses on offer. Try Politics or Economics if you like. As you may know, you also have the option of studying for a degree in any subject and then obtaining a postgraduate law qualification which will enable you to train as a solicitor or barrister.

You are sensibly choosing to do three A levels. I suggest that you politely disregard any recommendation that you take four A levels.

Have fun, work hard, don't burn out. Good luck!
Original post by daisylloy
Hi, I'm thinking of my a level subjects as well and thinking of doing history, business and psychology. Is business not a competitive subject for russell groups uni's? I want to work in a law firm, as a commercial solicitor, this will involve giving legal advises and working with businesses.


A Level Business might be seen as a soft subject. You do not need to study business at A Level or at university in order to practise commercial law.

PS: Advices, not advises. Verb s, noun c, in English usage.
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Original post by 20aneely123
Hello,
I am in year 10, and have been asked to consider certain a levels, and I am keen to enter the realm of law, starting with a law degree in a russel group uni, such as Oxbridge or Kings, and Lse (I am considered a studious pupil, with my last Year 10 mocks recieving 999999887, so this is not OVERLY ambitious, though anyone considering applying to these are ambitious to some extent!)
I like English Literature, and this is considered useful and sometimes advantageous for a degree in law, so my first A Level will definitely be English Literature. I think my second a level will be geography, as I generally believe I will enjoy it! My third a level is what I need help with. I didn't like history in KS3, purely due to the content did not interest me at all! What is considered a suitable third a level (X ; see below) for applying to law at Oxbridge, Kings, LSE...etc (top law institutions)
So to sum it up
ENGLISH LITERATURE, GEOGRAPHY, X
Thanks, and any input is appreciated


Just a disclaimer, I didnt apply to oxford, but got lse and ucl offers. i took geography, english and economics as my HLs, so equivalent to A-levels. I think economics goes together really well with geography. Its not very quantitative at A-level from what i’ve heard, a few formulas to remember but mostly just essay writing. It’s considered less soft than business. Other solid choices could be history, psychology, global politics or a foreign language.
Original post by aloexo
Just a disclaimer, I didnt apply to oxford, but got lse and ucl offers. i took geography, english and economics as my HLs, so equivalent to A-levels. I think economics goes together really well with geography. Its not very quantitative at A-level from what i’ve heard, a few formulas to remember but mostly just essay writing. It’s considered less soft than business. Other solid choices could be history, psychology, global politics or a foreign language.


welldone on getting offers from Lse and Ucl! I was just wondering how strong were your GCSE grades, I too want to apply for law, yet dubious my gcse grades might be too weak? 98888866666 <~ Mine for context! x

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