On this course you will learn about the important issues surrounding our legal system and how the Law affects us all.
AS: Consists of two units:
The English Legal System: do you know the difference between a solicitor and a barrister or what power the European Union has over us?
Sources of Law: Where do our Laws come from? Who makes our Laws?
A2: Both of the modules are related to Criminal Law: Non fatal offences against the person, Murder, Manslaughter, theft and burglary.
Two exams: English Legal System in January (30% of A Level) and Sources of Law in June (20% of A Level).
Two exams: Criminal Law Special Study in January (20% of A Level), Criminal Law paper (30% of A level).
The course does not depend on the prior knowledge, skills or understanding specified for GCSE Law. Candidates should be able to demonstrate good communication skills equivalent to those required to gain at least a C in English.
A-level Law can contribute to various career opportunities, providing good grounding in professions such as a Barrister, Solicitor, Police or professions within business.You could take this course with other Advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in areas of law, business studies, politics and more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to law such as a Lawyer, Solicitor or Barrister. The course will also help you develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many other employers across lots of industries are looking for.