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Law A Level at St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy

Course description

Law is about the Legal System in England and Wales. Studying Law at A level will allow you to develop problem solving skills through the application of legal rules. It also develops analytical ability and critical thinking skills.

If you decide to study A Level Law, you will join a popular, outstanding Learning Area which believes that your high personal achievement should be our complete focus. You will have the opportunity to visit the Magistrates Court and Crown Court and be encouraged to undertake work experience in a legal setting during the Year 12 summer enrichment week.

The frst module develops knowledge and understanding of the Legal System. The second module introduces substantive law and requires simple application of aspects of both criminal and civil law. The third module develops further knowledge of criminal law along with the defences and possible reforms to the law. The fnal module is about the law of Tort and investigating concepts of the law.

Course content

You will study the following topics, all of which will be assessed by external examination;

Module 1: The English Legal System
Module 2: The Concept of Liability
Module 3: Criminal Law
Module 4: Tort Law and Concepts of Law

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C including a B in English Language and a C in Maths and C grades in two other GCSE written subjects e.g. English Literature, History, RE and Sociology.

Future opportunities

This is a very good course for anyone considering a career in any area of law or looking to study most other subjects at University. Many of our students have gone on to study a Law degree at universities such as Manchester and UCLAN. A number of ex-students are now practicing soliticiors.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 March 2017
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