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Law at Dyson Perrins CofE Academy

Course description

Law involves analysing a wide range of issues and problems. It is a vibrant and exciting subject. It helps you to be self-confident in dealing with issues, disputes and other people. You will study specific areas of English Law involves analysing a wide range of issues and problems. It is a vibrant and exciting subject. It helps you to be self-confident in dealing with issues, disputes and other people. You will study specific areas of English law in detail and you will develop excellent, and transferable, analytical skills .A few schools offer GCSE Law but most do not. So, we build on your existing skills and your interest in legal issues as you embark on studying what, foremost, is a new subject. This course is 100%coursework based and will suit students who wish to study the subject through assignment based assessment, rather than examination.

There are 3 units in each year of the two year course.
Unit1
Dispute Solving in the Legal System
1. Understand the hierarchy of the court system
2. Understand the roles undertaken by the personnel of the courts
3. Know about the alternatives to the courts
4. Know about the finance of advice and representation
Unit 2
Understand Law Making
1. Understand how legal roles are created by precedent
2. Understand how statutory roles are made
3. Know how statutes are interrelated
4. Know the importance of the European legislative process and its institutions
Unit3
Aspects of Legal Liability
1. Understand the impact of the law of negligence
2. Know the roles on damages
3. Understand the elements of a crime
4. Know the aims of sentencing

Unit4
Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers
1. Be able to apply the law on murder
2. Understand the law on voluntary manslaughter
3. Understand the law on involuntary manslaughter
4. Know the regulations regarding the detention of suspected offenders

Unit 8
Aspects of the Law of Tort
1. Know the elements of the law on liability for economic loss and negligent misstatements
2. Be able to apply the law on negligence for psychiatric harm
3. Be able to apply the law on negligence for occupiers’ liability
4. Know the law on private nuisance

Unit 10
Aspects of Family law
1. Understand the legal obligations of relationships
2. Be able to apply the law on cessation of relationships
3. Know the law relating to children
4. Understand the law on maintenance

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for enrolment on thecourse is a 5 GCSE Average that includes a minimum of a C grade in GCSE English Language. You should also be prepared to read around the subject and keep up-to date with knowledge of current affairs.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Dyson Perrins CofE Academy directly.

Last updated date: 23 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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