5 Great Reasons Why You Should Study Law

If you intend to pursue a challenging career, directing your talents and interests in pursuing a law degree will help you reach your greatest potential.

Although friends who have studied law lament about getting used to ploughing through legal textbooks, law reports and tons of case law studies, there are some great reasons that make up for it all.

Consider these 5 reasons to love studying law.

1. The global standing of an English law degree. Obtaining an English law degree provides the opportunity to gain employment in other Commonwealth countries and not only in Malaysia. Studying for a UK law degree also gives you valuable insights into the most influential legal system in the world.

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2. Gain a competitive edge and the opportunity to develop a variety of skills. Law affects many areas of our lives. Studying for a versatile degree enables you to develop your interest in just about anything from politics to publishing and international relations. No wonder many world leaders and iconic public figures have a background in law!

3. Law graduates are held in high esteem by employers. Law graduates are in high demand for their strong legal knowledge, critical thinking skills and ability to work under pressure. You can be sure to enjoy bright career prospects being a law graduate.

4. You are not fazed by myths about law school. You are not one to be easily influenced by common perceptions about law school being way too intense. Studying for a law degree especially a UK law degree alongside many other students around the world is not only a rewarding experience but a humbling one, too. If anything, you develop pertinent skills that help you stand on your own two feet such as problem-solving skills rather than crumble under pressure when faced with obstacles.

5. You get to make an impact in society. Today, many legal minds especially young legal minds who graduate from law school aspire to make a difference in society. Equipped with relevant legal knowledge, you can be that voice and fight for the rights of marginalized members of society – indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, etc.