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Law A Level at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

The law has an impact on daily life and everyone will find this course interesting whether you are planning on setting up your own business or making law into your career. Not only will you be looking at a wide range of high profile real life cases. You’ll also find out about the offences themselves, how they came to court, how the Judge can sentence a convicted criminal and how the solicitors, barristers, magistrates and juries interact. You’ll gain understanding of how laws are made and how they are passed in parliament, police powers, criminal and civil courts and the European courts. You will also develop analytical and problem-solving skills.

Course content

The law has an impact on daily life and everyone will find this course interesting whether you are planning on setting up your own business or making law into your career. Not only will you be looking at a wide range of high profile real life cases. You’ll also find out about the offences themselves, how they came to court, how the Judge can sentence a convicted criminal and how the solicitors, barristers, magistrates and juries interact. You’ll gain understanding of how laws are made and how they are passed in parliament, police powers, criminal and civil courts and the European courts. You will also develop analytical and problem-solving skills.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a minimum of five academic GCSE subjects at grade C or above. These must include English Language and maths.

Assessment

You will be assessed by exams at the end of your course. Throughout the course you will be assessed by regular written assessments and knowledge tests.

Future opportunities

Successful completion will allow you to continue your studies at university level or seek employment in the legal profession

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 24 March 2017
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    • Sutton Coldfield Campus provides a green and leafy environment for learners to study. The campus includes a state of the art library and learning resource centre, a performing arts theatre, an industry standard design studio as well as laboratory and sports facilities. There are ample parking spaces on site and great transportation links - both bus and train - just 15 minutes from Birmingham City Centre.