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Should You Study Law?


The aim of this article is to assist high school students to determine whether law may be an appropriate course to study. This article discusses the two law degrees that are available in Australia. It considers research into the social and economic backgrounds of law students and identifies factors that may influence whether or not a high school student will be accepted into law and complete a law degree. It discusses the experiences of law students, and considers areas of legal practice that are in demand within Australia. The article concludes by considering the generic skills that are obtained from completion of a law degree. It is intended that the information set out in this article may assist high school students to determine whether or not a law degree may be useful to their careers.