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Law

An academic study of the history, social context and processes of law.

Preparation

General Information

These links πŸ”— are good places to help for Law (recommended by current students). It is not necessary to look at them all so to help, we've explained why we think each resource is useful so you can decide if it's applicable for you. We've put a ⭐ next to links we think are particularly helpful.

Overview πŸ”— 🌟 A good overview of the Cambridge course structure and typical entry requirements.

Course content πŸ”— To find out more about the typical course structure/content if you studied Law at Cambridge, click on the β€˜course outline’ tab in this link - here you will find a detailed breakdown of module options across the three year course.

Full list of papers πŸ”— A full list of papers given by the Law Faculty.

Best preparation before application

University Subject Guide πŸ”— 🌟 A very detailed subject guide produced by the University.

Law Blog πŸ”— A blog where students discuss everything from admissions to careers.

Book Recommendations πŸ”— 🌟 Information about possible books to read in preparation for an application (I found β€˜What About Law?’ really helpful, and available second hand pretty cheap).

The Law Faculty run an β€˜ask a student’ service - you can email any questions to [email protected]

Public Law for Everyone πŸ”— 🌟 Great blog for keeping up to date with current legal affairs. A lot of the stuff discussed is similar to the Constitutional Law course in first year.

Application and Interviews

Application

Law Faculty Website πŸ”— It has lots of information on the undergraduate degree, as well as about the resources such as the Squire Law Library

BA Law πŸ”— 🌟 An online prospectus going through applications and life studying law at Cambridge.

Law Test πŸ”— This explians the CLT (Cambridge Law Test), which a lot of the colleges will ask you to sit at interview. There’s also links to some practice tests and assessment criteria.

Prospectus application support πŸ”— This section of the online prospectus has some great information, including students talking about their interviews

Interviews

Read interviews about Law.

Faculty Mock Interview πŸ”— 🌟 A mock interview video produced by the Faculty. The description box has some useful details in too.

Colleges

Official College Websites

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