Studying Law gives students an insight into the role of Law in today's society and raises their awareness of the rights and responsibilities of individuals. From criminal law to the civil courts and from legal arguments to the rule of law, students will develop knowledge and understanding of this interesting subject. By learning about legal rules and how and why they apply to real life, students also develop their analytical ability, decision-making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. All these skills are highly sought after by higher education institutions and employers.
What will I study?
- The Nature of Law and the English Legal System
- The Nature of Law and the English Legal System Tort
- Human Rights the Nature of Law and the English Legal System
*All units are subject to change and may be withdrawn.
Who is this course for?
It is for those students who seek an in-depth understanding of the role that Law plays in today?s world, want to develop competence in using legal skills, are interested in identifying the key facts from which legal issues arise and the analysis of legislation by applying the rules and principles of statutory interpretation.
This course is ideal if you have an interest in Law and wish to gain an A Level qualification.
How is the course assessed?
Three written exams covering each component at the end of the second year of the course.
You will be advised on recommendations of specific textbooks and materials that are recommended for the study of this course.
Progression and Career Opportunities
As well as the range of opportunities within Law itself, A Level Law is an excellent background for areas such as human resources, research, education and marketing. It also provides skills in areas such as logistics.
Entry Requirements for new students
The required point score to join our A Level programme is 4.25 across all your GCSEs. This must include a minimum of 5 grade 5s or above including a grade 5 or above in English Language and maths, with a grade 6 in another written subject desirable. An average point score will be calculated across your GCSE grades.
A BTEC qualification at Merit grade, or above, in a related subject may also be considered in exceptional circumstances.
All applicants will be invited for interview.